Dr. David Ward is a professor of Homiletics and Practical Theology at Indiana Wesleyan University. As an ordained pastor and professor of preaching he speaks in a wide variety of contexts including preaching conferences and training events around the world. Dave has also ministered as a local church pastor, itinerant preacher, academic dean, and preaching coach. Those who hear his sermons and seminars are consistently graced with laughter, tears, and lasting fuel for a life of faith. He received a M.Div. from Asbury Theological Seminary and a Ph.D. in Practical Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary. Dave and his wife, Holly, enjoy their three perfectly human children: Ella, Zoe, and Dawson.