Dave is the founder and lead pastor of LifePath Church. Prior to his role as lead pastor, he served as a youth pastor for five years then as an assistant pastor for seven years. He is a native of Michigan where he was saved as a boy, grew up in a pastor's home in Rhode Island, completed his ministry training in Tennessee, and served on a pastoral staff in Connecticut. The Crichtons relocated to Arizona in 2004 following God's call to plant a church in Peoria. Dave and his wife, Cindy, have been married for 31 years and have six children and one grandchild.