David is a Senior Lead Navigator serving on the Auxano Team and founder of Planting the Gospel. Prior to this he served as one of the Pastors of Mountain Lake Church (North Atlanta). He has been involved in church planting for over twenty years as a planter, strategist, consultant, and coach. He is author of The Gospel Disciple Life Series, Detox for the Overly Religious, Breaking the Discipleship Code, and co-author of Breaking the Missional Code with Ed Stetzer. David lives to help others (re)discover the simplicity of Jesus and His Way. David resides in the Atlanta area with his wife, two adult children, and three grandchildren where he shepherds a growing disciple-making movement in and around his fitness community.