David’s faith was formed in small country church of a dozen adults and 30 children. He is an ordained Presbyter of the Methodist Church of New Zealand for 38 years. Although he has been appointed to city congregations and served as President and now as General Secretary for eight years, he has never forgotten the importance of the small congregation.
He served an initial term Officer of the Steering Committee in the 2011 -16 quinquennium. He is married to Lynda and they have three adult children and two granddaughters. He is a keen recreational cyclist and enjoy gardening and reading.