David Deffenbaugh

David has been serving as the pulpit minister at Southwest since 2013 having served in this role in other congregations in Oklahoma, Missouri, and Arkansas beginning in 1984. He loves the opportunities to publicly share God’s marvelous message of mercy and hope through preaching and Bible studies.

David is married to Tanya and they have two married children as well as several grandchildren (and hoping for more).

In addition to his passion for sharing God’s word in the pulpit, classroom, and on an individual basis, David loves to write Bible reading and devotional materials having authored 3 such books as well as maintaining a daily Bible reading blog. He also spent several years making short term mission trips (31 in all) to Ukraine. He’s made one such trip to Honduras as well.

David enjoys reading, fly fishing, is a home coffee barista, and a fan of the St. Louis Cardinals.