David is an ordained minister currently serving as a chaplain at Methodist Le Bonheur Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. Before returning home to Tennessee, David was the Campus Minister at Franklin College in Indiana where he developed a curriculum on non-violence and co-authored the book, "The Peace Class: A Study of Effective Cheek-Turning, Neighbor Loving, and Sword-to-Plowshare Conversion." Caring for neighbor is the cornerstone of his faith and work, whether that neighbor is in Memphis where David recently ran for state senate, or a protestor at the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota. He is currently pursuing his DMin. in Justice and Peacemaking at Mercer University.