Our Pastor

Pastor David Young

Raleigh, NC 1960

B.A. from Iowa State University in Journalism and Mass Communications 1986
Master of Divinity in Christian Education from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary 1990

Amy and I were married in 1993 and have two wonderful, grown children, Ashley (husband, Jose) and Jared. Our first grandson was born in October 2022.

Ministry positions:
Youth minister in Cassville, GA
Collegiate minister intern at Virginia Commonwealth University
Collegiate minister at Iowa State University
Collegiate minister at Pacific Church of Irvine, CA
Pastor at Pleasant Plains Baptist Church, Jackson TN
Community Chaplain in West Des Moines, IA (North American Mission Board)
Pastor Waukee Baptist Church (since January 2010)

I love history (especially American),
Music (play piano, guitar, and bass, and trying to learn the drums)
College football and basketball
Travelling with my wife and family
Hanging out on our patio at night.