His well-rounded educational portfolio more than qualifies him for this important position. Excelling academically at both the undergraduate and graduate level, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies from Hobe Sound Bible College and a Master of Divinity Degree from The Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois. While pursuing Ph.D. Studies at the University of Dayton he has authored a number of academic papers. Some of the titles include: The Holiness-Pentecostal Movement: Social Unrest or Genuine Spirituality?, Prevenient Grace in the Theology of St. Thomas Aquinas and It’s Influence on John Wesley, The Second Great Awakening, When the Role is Called Up Yonder, Can We Bring the Music?, Karl Rahner’s “The Trinity,” A Historiography of Early 20th Century Holiness Movement, and John Wesley’s View of the Unevangelized.
A seasoned pastor in the Wesleyan Church, he faithfully served congregations in Indiana, Illinois, and the state of New York for a total of 18 years. As a member of the “Iron Man’s Club,” a think tank of evangelical Christians seeking to positively influence society in the marketplace, “The Greater Syracuse Area of Evangelicals,” and “New Yorker’s for Constitutional Freedom,” David has been at the forefront of the culture wars in the communities where he has served as pastor. A gifted speaker with a deep understanding of scripture, wealth of ministry experience and tremendous love for God and people, he is a powerful communicator of relevant biblical truth for our day and time.
Teaching Areas/Research Interests
Biblical Studies, Ethics, Historical and Systematic Theology, Biblical Languages,
B.A. Hobe Sound Bible College
M.Div Trinity Evangelical School of Divinity
Ph.D. Studies, University of Dayton