David is the founding and lead pastor for Clay Community Church which began in 1992. He is originally from North Carolina where he received a Bachelor of Music Education from Appalachian State University in Boone, NC. David also graduated from Southwestern Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas with the Master of Divinity in 1983. He and his family enjoy living in Northeast Florida.
Pastor Dave's Faves
Family: Wife, Charlyn, son Josh and granddaughter Eva, and son Andrew
Favorite Book of the Bible: Ephesians
Favorite Movie: The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
Favorite Book: Knowing God by J. I. Packer
For fun: Music, reading, running, the beach, hiking, hanging out with Charlyn and my sons and granddaughter
What's on my ipod: Michael W Smith, Bill Evans (jazz piano)
Life verses: Philippians 3:12-14, 16 (NLT) "I keep working toward that day when I will finally be all that Christ Jesus saved me for and wants me to be...I am focusing all my energies on this one thing: Forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead, I strain to reach the end of the race and receive the prize for which God, through Christ Jesus, is calling us up to heaven...We must be sure to obey the truth we have learned already."
Sports Team: Appalachian State Mountaineers (3 time national champs in Division 1 football) Go Mountaineers!!!
On the web: www.goasu.com