David Zemmer has been an Elder and pastor of Riley Bible Church since November 2016. He is passionate about the preaching of God’s word, biblical counselling, and biblical counselling training. He, along with his wife, Patty, spent 30 years as missionaries, church planters, and pastor in Brazil, South America. He is a certified biblical counselor through the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC), holds a masters degree in biblical counseling from the Master’s College in Santa Clarita, CA, and is an ordained Baptist minister. He has developed and taught biblical counselling classes at the college level in Brazil. He is also a Commercial-Instrument pilot and a certified Air Frame and Power Plant (A&P) mechanic with 10 years of flight experience in Brazil.