grew up in Bradford West Yorkshire in a Christian family and put his trust in Jesus as a young child. He worked for an aerospace company in Kent for ten years; implementing business systems and then in operations management. Before coming to Bearwood, he trained at Oak Hill Theological College in London. Dave describes himself as a frustrated Bradford City Supporter – frustrated both because distance makes it difficult for him to see his home team regularly and because of the team’s dismal performance over many years!
Dave is married to Sarah and together they enjoy boxsets and musicals.
He has been pastor at Bearwood Chapel since 2010.
During that time Dave has sought to be a catalyst for urban church planting. This has involved Bearwood Chapel multiplying from one to three Sunday congregations and a Spanish church plant. Dave has also facilitated the replanting of a local congregational church.
Dave also is passionate about encouraging people into pastoral ministry and helping to train those who might otherwise be over looked. He is encouraged to have helped train and mentor a number of men who are now in Gospel ministry as pastors or planters.
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