Dave serves as the lead pastor of Lakewood Baptist Church. Dave and his wife Emiley led in the formation of Lakewood in 2009. The location of Lake Country was chosen based upon Emiley’s roots in the area. As the primary preaching pastor, Dave focuses on expository preaching and personal evangelism. He is an ardent coffee drinker, an avid runner, and a fan of the EPL team Tottenham Spurs. The Marriott’s have four children.