Ministry Details: David and Luci have been invited by Antioch Bible Church in Johannesburg to come as a church planter & strengthener, spending the first 3-6 mos. exploring a few different needy churches, so that the best fit can be found for them. At Shepherd's Seminary on the campus of Antioch Bible Church, David is very eager to be part of the faculty in teaching and mentoring the students.
Personal and Professional Background: David was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated from Alfred University (upstate NY) in 1985 with B.S. in Marketing. He spent most of his adult life in New Hampshire. He moved to California in 2001 looking to live out the American dream by living life only to please himself. In December of 2007 God brought him to his knees (spiritually bankrupt) at a rehabilitation center, where he heard for the first time (through Grace Community Church Outreach) the gospel that Christ came to save sinners like him. God granted him repentance according to the Scripture with a new heart (Ezekiel 36:26-27). In March 2008, he began to attend Roosevelt Community Church, and was baptized that April. Since his conversion, his desire has been to grow in the knowledge of the Lord Jesus through His Word and tell others about Him.
David has served as a Deacon at Roosevelt Community Church since February 2012, where he had the privilege of serving the elders and God’s people. He then became the pastoral intern in September of 2012. When he begins studies at The Master’s Seminary where in the spring of 2016, he received his Master of Divinity by the grace of God. After graduation David and Luci began serving in Cape Town, South Africa through church strengthening and sharing the gospel. David’s ministry was twofold: David was the interim pastor/teacher of Living Hope Bible Church helping to further develop the leadership, disciple the men and lead Tuesday Bible study. He also taught on Monday nights for 2 years at the Evangelical Bible College in Mitchells Plain.
David & Luci have been married for four years. They met at Roosevelt Community Church when David first started attending. By God’s grace they have two beautiful children David (George) 3 years old and Ruth 14 months old (Psalm 127:3). They love to spend time together, going for walks on the beach, hiking trails, riding bikes, reading God’s Word, praying and family devotions. Prayerfully consider partnering with us by praying and or sacrificially giving to further the gospel ministry in South Africa?
-That our marriage would display the gospel’s power.
-That David’s pastoral and preaching ministry would bear fruit in maturing the saints.
-That the Lord would continue to provide for our ministry in South Africa.
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Johannesburg, South Africa