Pastor David Yirdaw has been serving the Lord in full time ministry since 2007. He started as a Resident Advisor for Covenant Church in Dallas, Texas and later became a Youth Pastor at the Ethiopian Evangelical Baptist Church of Dallas. He has a heart for discipleship and reaching the lost with the love of God. Known as an adamant preacher of God’s grace, his desire is to see the supernatural move of God in the lives of every believer.
Born in Ethiopia but raised in America, Pastor David and his wife Essey have a passion to serve the community with the gospel of grace.
Pastor David attained his Biblical Studies degree at Covenant Training Institute and later acquired his Bachelors Degree from Dallas Baptist University.
With a heart for the city, Pastor David planted Avenue Church as an extension of the Ethiopian Evangelical Church of Denver to reach those that are outside of the reach of the Ethiopian community. The heart beat of Avenue Church is to love God and to love people.