Dave Williams grew up in York Springs, PA. He attended the Harmony Bethel Church of God. After graduation from Bermudian Springs High School, he painted houses with his father and brothers for two years. He then left for Findlay College, where he graduated with Bachelors’ degrees in Religion and Psychology in 1985. He went on to attain a M. Div. from Winebrenner Theological Seminary in 1988.
He and Donna have been married since 1984. They have three grown children: Samuel, Rachael, and Philip. Sam and his wife Sara have two children.
For twenty years he pastored the Bare Memorial Church of God in Roaring Spring, Pa. Since 2008 he has served on the ERC staff. He has been active in Bible quizzing since his youth in roles of quizzer, CGGC Director, quiz coach and ERC director; currently he is a quiz master. He has served over 28 weeks at Camp YoLiJWa and is currently on the Doubling Gap Center Board of Directors. He has led several teams to Haiti, The Dominican Republic and the Southwest. In each of these roles and others, his passion is to form followers of Christ.
In his free time, Dave enjoys hunting deer, spending time at the family “hunting” camp in Tioga County, tending to his hosta, dahlia and daylily gardens and cutting fire wood.