Daily Bread Co-editor
David R. Brock is the retired Presiding Evangelist for Community of Christ. He was ordained as president of seventy in 1988 and as an apostle in 1992.
His past assignments include the Pacific Mission Field, Southwest USA Mission Field, North Central USA Mission Field, administrator and stewardship commissioner of the Africa Region, assistant to the Council of Twelve, and Southwest Region staff member.
A native of Kansas City, Kansas, he graduated from Meridian High School in Idaho, attended Graceland College in Lamoni, Iowa, received a bachelor of science from the University of Oregon, and a master of arts in religion from Park University, Parkville, Missouri. David has done further studies at the Instituto de Filogía Hispánica, Saltillo, Mexico; Alliance Française, Nairobi, Kenya; Berlitz Language School, St. Louis, Missouri; Saint Paul School of Theology and the Nazarene Theological Seminary, both in Kansas City, Missouri; Haden Institute (spiritual direction certification), Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada; and the Center for Creative Leadership, Greensboro, North Carolina.
Community of Christ has 250,000 members in more than 60 nations. The church’s mission is to “proclaim Jesus Christ and promote communities of joy, hope, love, and peace.”
Community of Christ International Headquarters is in Independence, Missouri.