Dave trained for ministry at Oak Hill College in North London. He completed his curacy at All Saints in Sidmouth and began his ministry in Stevenage in 2011. He is the Rector of the joint benefice of St Nicholas, Stevenage and St Mary, Graveley.
Before becoming a minister, Dave spent 12 years working as a primary school teacher. He was Headteacher of a Church of England Primary School in mid-Devon, when he felt called to pursue a career in full-time Christian ministry. He was accepted for ordination training in 2005.
Dave describes himself firstly as a follower of Jesus Christ. He is also a committed husband, step-father, grandfather and Luton Town fan. You can follow him in all these interests on Twitter @revdmbrown.
His usual day off is Thursday.