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David Austin

President of First Love Ministries

David Austin lives in Pea Ridge, Arkansas and is a dynamic speaker, pastor, missionary, singer/songwriter/musician, visionary, and servant leader. He has written/recorded top 40 songs in the nation and is a powerfully anointed worship leader.  He has a passion for speaking life and love into people and their situations.  The core of his ministry is love and his approach to equipping and empowering people in their walk with Christ is meeting them where they are and speaking directly to their situations. 

He is the Senior Pastor of The Ridge Community Church in Pea Ridge, Arkansas and the President of First Love Ministries, a 501c(3) non-profit International missions organization.  David is a devoted husband to Julie Austin(@julieintheknow) and father of two daughters.

As Senior Pastor of The Ridge Community Church, David has brought fresh vision, leadership, and discipleship to the forefront and is focused on growing the Kingdom of God.  As President of First Love Ministries, he preaches the gospel of Jesus Christ around the world, empowers leaders, builds churches, rescues young girls from the prison of sex slavery and owns/supports orphanages.