J. David Tate serves as the Director of Truett Seminary’s Online Certificate Program, a non-academic theological educational option for lay-people, church leaders, and bi-vocational ministers. David earned his BA from Houston Baptist and his MDiv from Truett. He joined the Truett staff in June 2015 after serving as Executive Director of the SONlight Foundation. In addition to his role at the Seminary, David serves as the Preacher in Residence for First United Church West.
David attends Calvary Baptist Church and is a member of the Waco Regional Baptist Association Leadership Development Team. He enjoys disc golf, board games, and home renovation. David and his wife, Lydia, have three sons whom they affectionately refer to as “The Trilogy.”