About Dr. David Overholt
Dr. Dave Overholt demonstrates from the story of Cornelius in Acts 10:1-8 that it’s necessary for even "good, nice" people to hear and believe the message of the gospel to be saved, and that it's essential for the church to preach the message, not just be nice people.
Dr. David Overholt [EdD, OISE, University of Toronto] is the founding pastor of Church on the Rock, one of the largest and longest running youth-targeted churches in North America. In addition to 27 years in youth ministry, Dr. Overholt has a doctorate in philosophy of education from University of Toronto with a thesis in “Adults Mentoring Adolescents.” His books include: Reasons to Believe (a youth apologetic), Live What You Believe (a youth growth project), Soul Searching the Millennial Generation (a youth worker’s guide to teen work) and New Beginnings (a youth devotional). Dr. Overholt speaks to thousands of students each year through a wide-ranging speaking and consulting ministry.