Faculty Bio

David Godwin

David Godwin is the Student Ministries Pastor at City Life Church in Newport News, Virginia, where he has served in a variety of leadership roles since 2006. For over 10 years, David has also worked as a youth development professional for several non-profit and human services organizations, including Alternatives, Inc., Communities in Schools, and the Hampton Teen Center.

In addition to pastoring, parenting, and teaching, he also writes and performs spoken word poetry at conferences, classrooms, and on digital platforms. He currently lives in Hampton, Virginia with his wife, Hannah, and his two daughters, Selah and Ella. David is passionate about helping youth and young adults not only come to know Christ but to follow Him all the days of their lives in life-fulfilling discipleship.