The Reverend David Martin grew up near Wichita, Kansas. He received a B.A. from Fort Hays State University in Kansas in 1989. After moving to Omaha, Nebraska, he worked for the Pepsi Co. in marketing development and sales, but always felt he belonged in the ministry. In 1992 Pastor Dave became the Director of Youth Ministries at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Rockford, Illinois. After marrying his wife, Lori, in 1995 Pastor Dave enrolled at Reformed Theological Seminary of Orlando and graduated with a Master of Divinity in 2000. He served as Associate Pastor at Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Plant City, FL for seven years then he accepted the call as Pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Mission Church in Lakeland, FL in 2008.
Kristin became a member of Redeemer in 2008 with her husband, Perry, and began work as our Administrative Assistant at the beginning of 2011, shortly after their first daughter was born. She has a B.A. in English: Professional and Technical Writing from USF.