Dr. David A. Busic was elected general superintendent in the Church of the Nazarene at the 28th General Assembly held in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, in June 2013. At the time of his election, he had been president of Nazarene Theological Seminary since 2011.
Born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, David served as an associate pastor in Oklahoma and Kansas, and also served as senior pastor for three Churches of the Nazarene: Vineyard Community Church (Livermore, California), Central Church (Lenexa, Kansas), and First Church (Bethany, Oklahoma).
Dr. Busic received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Southern Nazarene University in 1988 and a Master of Divinity degree from Nazarene Theological Seminary in 1993. Southern Nazarene University conferred a Doctor of Divinity degree upon him in 2010. He has recently earned a Doctor of Ministry in theology and culture at Fuller Theological Seminary.
Busic was co-editor for Preacher’s Magazine from 2000 to 2007. He has also published numerous articles and co-authored two books (A Pastor’s Guide to Effective Preaching and Sharing My Faith). He most recently authored Perfectly Imperfect: Character Sketches from the Old Testament, and Perfectly Imperfect, Character Sketches from the New Testament. His preaching is widely respected throughout the church, making him a sought-after speaker and leadership advisor.