David accepted Jesus as Saviour at a young age. He moved to Canada at 18 and graduated from Bethel Bible Institute, Sherbrooke, Que. David served as an MB lay leader in Quebec beginning in 1970. He became pastor of Église Chrétienne (MB) de Saint-Laurent (Que.) in 1975. He began planting an MB church in St. Donat, Que., in 1976. David pastored the MB church in Charlesbourg, Que., from its 1982 founding till 1996. David died of abdominal cancer after a 5-year journey.