David was born, raised, and hazed in the Church of the Nazarene. He attended Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, TN and later went to Nazarene Bible College in Colorado Springs, CO. David worked for 32 years in private industry before being called to full-time ministry.
David has been married to his best friend, Sharon for 33 years and they have two grown children who live in North Carolina. Anna has provided David with three grandsons. Jason has provided him with two grand-dogs, Fenway and Penny.
The Middendorfs both ride Harley-Davidson motorcycles and have ridden them in all 48 contiguous states. They are also passionate backpackers and section hike the Appalachian Trail at least two weeks every year. Their dream is a thru hike from Georgia to Maine in 2019.
To Quote David:
One word to describe my relationship with Jesus: Daily
If I could visit anywhere it would be: The Appalachian Trail
Favorite Food: Buttermilk on cornbread
On my music playlist: Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile, Jerry Douglas, Tony Rice, Sam Bush, Bela Fleck, Alison Krauss, David Grisman, Mark O' Connor, T-Bone Burnett, Zac Brown Band, Mike Marshall, basically anything bluegrass.
Least known personal fact: I don't do spiders
Favorite form of communication: Face to face and honest