Meet the Pastor
 DR. DAVID MABRY.  Lead Pastor  
Dr. David Mabry has served as Lead Pastor of Orange Friends Church since February of 2008. In 2015, he earned a Doctor of Ministry (Transformational Leadership) from Ashland Theological Seminary. His dissertation research was focused on marriage and family health in the local church.
 
David and his wife, Theresa, met while attending Malone University and have been married since June of 1993. They reside in Orange Township and have three wonderful children: Alex, Taylor, and Gabe. In the summer of 2016, they were blessed to welcome Daughter-In-Law, Katy (Alex’s wife), into the family. David and Theresa have extensive experience working with marriage and family, love sports of all kinds, and are passionate about seeing people find and grow in Jesus. David loves working with athletes and coaches through the Fellowship of Christian Athletes of Central Ohio and coming alongside police officers and their families as a Chaplain for the Columbus Division of Police.
Quick Facts
 
 MINISTRY FOCUS & INTEREST: 
 
Organization and administration; leadership development; marriage and family ministry; people coming to know and grow in Jesus in a transformational way.
 
 FAVORITE BIBLE VERSE: 
Proverbs 3: 5-6
“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make straight your paths.”
 
 HOBBIES & INTERESTS: 
 
Reading, mountain biking, gardening, coffee, playing guitar, and hanging out with my awesome wife and kids!
 
 FOOD TO DIE FOR: 
 
Triple Venti Toffee Nut Latte, salmon cooked just right, bacon, M&M’s, ice cream, and Tiramisu.
 
 FAVORITE BOOKS: 
 
Celebration of Discipline by Richard Foster, Ragamuffin Gospel by Brennan Manning; Ruthless Trust by Brennan Manning; and just about any book written by John Grisham.
 
 FAVORITE TYPES OF MUSIC: 
 
80’s rock, James Taylor, Jazz, and anything by Gabe Mabry (https://soundcloud.com/gabemabry).