David grew up in Orange, California. He received his B.A. in Art and Director of Christian Education Certification from Concordia University, Nebraska. After over 12 years as a youth minister, God called him to attend Conordia Seminary, St. Louis, and become an ordained minister. David has been at St. Paul's since 2013. He is married to Jill, and they have three children: Matthew, Christian and Grayce.
Jill is from Jefferson City, Missouri, and received her B.A. in Theology and Director of Christian Education Certification from Concordia University, Nebraska, where she met her husband David. Jill served congregations in both California and Texas before marrying David. While their three children were young, she ran a photography business and volunteered in youth ministry and Christian education programs. In addition to leading programs in youth, family and women's ministries, Jill is one of the administrators at our preschool.