David grew up in the great state of Texas as a pastor’s kid. He felt a called to ministry during his high school and college years where he had a variety of experiences learning and serving from those in different cultural and socioeconomic statuses than himself. David has served in various associate and senior pastor roles in California, Texas, and in Washington, DC. He holds a Masters of Divinity degree in Pastoral Studies through Talbot School of Theology, and is currently in his fourth year at Fuller Seminary as a doctoral student pursuing a Doctor of Ministry in Urban Ministry. David’s passion is to preach the gospel, love the poor and marginalized, and to follow Jesus together with His saints for the good of the world. 


David is married to his beautiful wife Sarah of seven years. David and Sarah welcomed their firstborn son Dominic in June of 2020. David enjoys spending time with his family, having good conversations with friends, exploring nature, eating great BBQ and Tex-Mex, and rooting for the Dallas Cowboys, God’s chosen team.