Founder, Equipped for Life
Until the end of 2015, David pastored Providence Baptist Church in Raleigh, NC. With twelve other couples he started the church in 1978 and served there as pastor for thirty-seven plus years. Growing up in Graham, NC, David completed his undergraduate studies at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC, then prepared for pastoral ministry at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in S. Hamilton, Massachusetts. Most recently, in 2015 he began the pursuit of a Ph.D. at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and in 2016 began a new ministry called Equipped for Life. David and his wife Cathy were married in 1973 and have three wonderful sons married to three amazing daughters-in-law with five awesome grandchildren.