Joel R. Beeke

Senior Pastor | Covenant Presbyterian Church, Lakeland, Florida

Dr. McWilliams is the Senior Minister at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Lakeland and has served there for more than three decades. He is married to Vicky, and they have a son, Evan, who is a pastor in England. David’s passions are the study of Scriptures, Reformed and Puritan theology, Christ-centered preaching, and shepherding people. He is a graduate of Mercer University (B.A.), of Westminster Theological Seminary (M.A.R., M.Div.) and of the University of Wales (Ph.D.)

Formerly, Dr. McWilliams served as Associate Professor of Systematic Theology on the faculty of Westminster Theological Seminary in Dallas. Dr. McWilliams has authored numerous articles published in the Westminster Theological Journal, Modern Reformation, and others, as well as Galatians: A Mentor Commentary and the Hebrews volume for the Lectio Continua Commentary Series. Dr. McWilliams also serves on the Board at Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Greenville, SC.