Pastor David McManus
David McManus served as the student pastor at Berean Baptist Church since June 2011. In June 2016, he became the Assistant Pastor. His duties include overseeing adult Sunday School, the missions program and teaching at Berean Baptist Academy. David holds a BA in English and a BA in History from Emory & Henry College (VA), a M.Ed. in English from UNC Greensboro, and a MA in Biblical Literature from Shepherd's Theological Seminary.
He was saved out of a life of atheism, idolatry, and dysfunction in 2001, at the age of 23. David answered the call to full-time ministry in 2011 after 11 years in the classroom (grades 7-12) teaching English, History, Psychology, Sociology, Speech, and Bible. He has also coached basketball for 13 years, including the varsity boys’ positions at Wesleyan Christian Academy in High Point, NC and the Fayetteville Academy. A former college basketball player, David has had the opportunity to travel and play overseas in several countries using the game of basketball as a platform to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ.
He and his wife, Kim, a Christian school teacher and volleyball coach, have three sons: Will, James and Marcus.