Pastor Dave and his late wife, Dawn, came to Clearview Baptist Church in October of 2013 continuing their ministry of more than 30 years. Pastor Dave is a native of Florida and has served all over the country and the Bahamas. He has two grown children (natives of Florida as well): daughter, Yana Hooker (husband Andrew), son, Joshua O’Hara (wife Amber), and between the two children five grandchildren, three boys and two girls.
Pastor Dave has attended numerous institutions of higher education, as well as, various seminars, conferences and conventions for leadership training and continuing education. He earned his B.A. degree from The Criswell College, Dallas, TX, Masters of Divinity degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, NC, and Doctorate of Ministry degree from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY.
Pastor Dave recently married. His new wife, Melissa, was widowed seven months before he was. She has two children, daughters, Kelly and Emily Bryant, all natives of Florida.
Pastor Dave and Melissa’s desire in ministry is to see the Savior, Jesus Christ, exalted, the saints of the Kingdom of God edified and equipped for the work of the ministry, and sinners evangelized unto salvation through a clear view of God’s love.