T. David Beck (1961–2019) served as associate pastor at Kings Harbor Church and Life Covenant Church in Torrance, California, as well as at Sanctuary Covenant Church in Sacramento and Newport Covenant Church in Seattle. He earned a PhD in theology from Southern Methodist University and a master's degree in theology from Fuller Theological Seminary. He is the author of The Holy Spirit and the Renewal of All Things and Luminous: Living the Presence and Power of Jesus.
David was an advocate for people on the margins. He served on the board of directors for Child Hope International, a multifaceted mission focused on orphaned, abandoned, and needy children in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. He also taught at several seminaries.