Dave and his wife Connie Patty, moved to the Czech Republic in November 1993 to begin the work of Josiah Venture. They have been ministering to young people and youth leaders for over 35 years, having previously served as director of Malachi Ministries in Germany. God captured their hearts for the youth of Eastern Europe on a mission’s trip shortly after the revolution in the summer of 1990. Dave leads the Josiah Venture team, invests in the country leaders of JV, and teaches God’s Word across the region. Connie invests in the Josiah Venture women and has a special heart for prayer, administrating the online JV Prayer Room.