As the oldest of 10 children on a farm in Northwest Ohio, David grew up playing and singing gospel, country, and bluegrass. David has a Masters in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary and earned his Ph.D. from Purdue University in Marriage and Family Therapy. David recently retired from his 40 year career of providing 'Whole Health' education at various Universities and for the VHA. In addition to performing music, he currently provides consulting work in the area of Whole Health. Also, he provides guest ranch services at his Ranch in Aravaipa Canyon.