David Parsons was born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina. After graduating from Greensboro College, he returned home to Southeast High School where he taught physical education for 12 years. He has coached at Southeast for 19 years coaching soccer, basketball, and golf.
David has been in various ministries for the past 26 years. He worked in youth ministry at Calvary Assembly of God, The Fellowship, and Young Life in Greensboro under the leadership of Bill Goans. He first came to Grace as a high school student in 1988. In 2008, David began working for Grace as the Staff Deacon of High School Ministry. Since April 2015, he has served as the Staff Deacon of Missions & Outreach.
David is married to Melanie and has three children Andrew, Hannah, and Kristin.