David and Beverly Shivar are from Athens, Ga where they both worked at Prince Avenue Christian School, David serving as school chaplain and Beverly as school receptionist. During their eighteen years with Prince, David was also a bi-vocational Pastor, serving the Crawford Baptist Church and the Blacks Creek Baptist Church. Prior to that, David and Beverly served with the International Mission Board for eight years in the Philippines. David has also been the Pastor of the New Haven Baptist Church in Oneida, TN. They have four married children: Nate (Shannon), Lydia (Job), Hannah (Jimmy), and Jason (AvaClaire). They also have three grandchildren: Benjamin, Jack & Charlotte.
David and Beverly are serving in Nicaragua. They will be involved in Pastoral training through the Dwight Carr Bible Institute in Diriamba, discipleship ministries with BMDMI churches throughout Nicaragua, and church planting with short term volunteer teams.