Rev. Dave Sim has lived in the Seattle area since 1989 moving here during the summer before his Freshman year in High School. He completed his undergrad at Whitman College in Walla Walla, WA. with an English Degree. After this, he spent 9 years on staff with InterVarsity helping to build up the Multiethnic fellowship and leading the staff team at the University of Washington. A few years after leaving campus ministry, Dave began seminary at the newly launched Seattle Pacific Seminary and graduated with his MDiv in 2012. While in seminary, Dave and his wife Janice launched a home group for young adults, which would be the beginnings of a church plant, Renew Church.
Dave and his wife Janice have been married for 19 years. They are proud parents to 15-year-old son Isaiah Jaeden and 9-year-old daughter Cameron Junia. Janice is a Physician Assistant with Kaiser Permanente and has been in healthcare for over 21 years. Dave is passionate, visionary, and has an enormous heart for the ministry of reconciliation. He plays Ultimate Frisbee with his league team, PuA, and keeps his cardio and muscles strong through Crossfit.