David Donahue is the pastor of Beale Memorial Baptist Church. He has been serving here since August of 2005. David is married to Veronica and they have one daughter, Lauren who is thirteen. Veronica teaches Spanish in the high school. She was born in Mexico City and has lived in the States since marrying David 21 years ago. David is from Illinois where his family continues to live. He is a graduate of Southwest Baptist University with degrees in psychology and religious studies. He also graduated from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary with a master’s degree in divinity with biblical languages.
David has served as a youth minister, church planter and pastor. For the past 16 years they have lived in Virginia while serving two churches in central Virginia. David loves to bow-hunt, but he has yet to shoot the trophy buck! As an avid Dallas Cowboy fan he faces much scrutiny and hardship living this close to Washington.