Pastor David pastored churches in Arkansas until he joined the staff of our mother constituting church Riverbend Community Church in Ormond Beach from 1995 to 2005. His position there over the ten years varied from Youth Pastor, to Pastor of Singles, to Pastor of Membership, overseeing the membership assimilation events for new members, including the Christian Life and Service Seminar series (CLASSes 101-501),  the ordinance of baptism, indoctrinating the new members into the fellowship and operating the Hospitality Center for guests.

David came to TurningPoint in April of 2005 while we were still Riverbend North, a mission of Riverbend Community Church . We were constituted into TurningPoint Community Church on December 4, 2005. Previously Pastor David had pastored in Hot Springs, Arkansas and for nine years at Friendly Hope  Baptist Church  in Jonesboro, Arkansas. A graduate of Marmaduke (Ark.) High School, David went on to play basketball collegiately at Arkansas State University. He received his education at Arkansas State, Williams  Baptist College(formerly Southern Baptist College) in Walnut Ridge, Ark., and Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary in Memphis, TN.

David is married to the former Terri Mosley. David and Terri have five children: Hilari (Hodge) Pletcher, Drew (Crisie Hobbs) Hodge, Elizabeth (Hodge) Collins, Tiffany (Hodge) Delaney, Jon (Chandler Phillips) Hodge, and seventeen grandchildren. David’s son Drew is the Worship Leader at Desert Springs Church in Albuquerque New Mexico, and one of his sons-in-law is Pastor at  First Baptist Church in Langdon, ND. Pastor David enjoys sports, both watching and playing, working out, reading, shooting skeet, and riding his motorcycle.

Pastor David’s Purpose Statement: “To Praise God, to please Terri, to push self in things which are Above, to Promote God’s graces in my children, to prosper the church; in all, deriving pleasure in God.”