David grew up in Waco, TX and began preaching at the age of 15. At age 20 he began serving as senior pastor in the first of nine different churches over a span of 45 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1979 and received a Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, TX in 1982. David and his wife, Susan, currently serve as co-pastors of River of Life Christian Center since October of 2015. They are blessed to have three wonderful daughters and two grandsons. David is an encourager with a passion for helping believers discover their true identity in Christ. He has a strong desire to see spiritual awakening and true unity in the body of Christ, locally, regionally, throughout our state and abroad.