Dave Bruskas serves as an executive elder of Mars Hill Church. He is the teaching and network pastor, overseeing all lead pastors at each Mars Hill location.Born in Albuquerque, Dave planted City on a Hill Church in his hometown in 2001. He pastored that church for 10 years before transitioning into Mars Hill Albuquerque, the first Mars Hill outside of the state of Washington. He remained lead pastor until moving to Seattle in 2011, to take on the role of executive elder. He's a graduate of Texas Tech University and Dallas Theological Seminary, where he won the Harry A. Ironside Award for Expository Preaching. He's a proven, seasoned pastor and gifted teacher. He frequently teaches at all 14 Mars Hill locations as well as the Resurgence Training Center (ReTrain). He's been married to his wife, Kara, for 26 years and has four lovely daughters.