Dave DeVries was born March 8, 1965 in Northridge, California. He is a missionary strategist. He is completing his D.Min. in Church Multiplication from Bakke Graduate University in Seattle, Washington and will graduate in June 2007.
Dave married Deanne (Keyes) on August 22, 1987. She is his partner in life. She constantly encourages Dave to pursue God's mission and calling. They have two great kids - Doug and Maddie, both in High School. Doug is an accomplished flutist and spent the 2006 summer at Tanglewood Institute (BUTI). Maddie danced the 2006 summer with the Houston Ballet. Dave and Deanne are seeing how both their children are pursuing God's mission through the arts.
Dave and Deanne started Lake Hills Church in Castaic, California in the fall of 1990. It was an incredible experience and they praise God for the lives that have been transformed.
Dave and Deanne are now missionaries to the US with OC International (www.oc-us.org). Dave is focused on fueling missional movements by equipping and empowering pastors and church planters to embrace missional practices, and partnering with denominational leaders to strategically multiply churches across America.