David is a graduate of Ozark Christian College with a bachelor of theology, and he received a master of divinity from Emmanuel Christian Seminary (’13). He is pursuing a Ph.D. from Marquette University in Historical Theology where he is writing his dissertation on the Pneumatology of Ephrem the Syrian. His academic interests include patristic and early Christian theology, the writings and thought of Hans Urs von Balthasar and language learning. David is a native of California, and is an avid fan of the Saint Louis Cardinals. David and his wife Hannah were married in 2014 at Hopwood Christian Church, their church home.