Pastor Dave's most recent pastoral ministry was from 2009 to 2014 at the CMA Church of Morgantown, WV. He also pastored 18 years at the Savior's Chapel in Rochester, NY and 8 years at Neighborhood Alliance Church in Pearl River, NY.  He was an assistant church planter for 2 years in Yorba Linda, California.  

 He graduated from Duke University in 1979, with a BA in English Literature and Education. He did his seminary studies at Talbot School of Theology at BIOLA University, receiving an MDiv degree in 1983. He has done graduate management studies at Hagan School of Business, Iona College. He has also done professional and theological continuing education at the C. S. Lewis Summer Institute at Oxford and Cambridge Universities.

He co-founded CareNet Pregnancy Center of Rockland County, NY in 1987.

His Break Free! Radio Ministry was heard weekly all over upstate New York, and West Virginia 1994-2014.

He is the founder of The Linnemeyer Group, a prospective foundation dedicated to the strategic advance of Christ’s kingdom.