David Emery is Senior Pastor of Middletown Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), in Louisville, Ky. He is best described as a spirit-led and passionate leader who is believes the church is at its best when it’s externally focused and empowering disciples to be the Kingdom now. David is a graduate of Texas Christian University and Vanderbilt Divinity School. He and his wife, Teresa, have two children and one grand-daughter. David enjoys running, reading, and coffee at Starbucks.