David Carns has been the pastor of Summit Baptist Church for 20 years. His passion is the expository preaching of God's word, the sharing of the gospel, and seeing the lost saved and the saved grow. David also serves as chaplain for the Huachuca City Police Department and the Sierra Vista Police Department. Pastor Dave and his wife Pamelia have two children.

David has his Bachelor's degree in Communications from Jacksonville State University and his Master's of Divinity degree with Biblical Languages from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Pamelia and David at the Areopagus in Athens, Greece