Dave was born and raised in eastern Montana. In 2011, God called Dave away from the 3rd generation family construction company he owned and operated to full-time pastoral ministry. He attended Winebrenner Theological Seminary graduating with a Master of Divinity in 2015. Dave continued his education and earned a Doctor of Ministry degree from Talbot Seminary in Los Angeles in 2020. He is currently working on a PhD. in Literature from Faulkner University and is an avid reader.
Dave begin pastoring since he was 17 years old. First, as an associate pastor in a small rural church in Glasgow, Mt. He also pulpit filled for many churches in Eastern Montana. At the age of 35 God called him into full-time ministry and he moved his family across the country to Ohio to attend Winebrenner Theological Seminary. Along the way he pastored at Union Chapel church of God in Bryan Ohio and at Wharton First Church of God in Wharton, Ohio. Dave and his wife Kathy live in the country outside Forest Ohio with their six children.