David Huffstutler has served as the senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Rockford, Illinois, since 2013. He also began teaching as adjunct faculty for Bob Jones University for the 2017-18 school year. He served as an assistant at First Baptist Church in Troy, Michigan, from 2006 to 2013. He married Holly in 2007 and has four children. David has a B. A. in Bible from Bob Jones University, an M. Div. from Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Ph. D. in Applied Theology from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

This website is meant to be a resource for those who have heard David preach or teach and whoever else it may benefit along the way. It primarily consists of notes and brief articles that David has preached, taught, and written during the course of his ministry.


“First Corinthians 7:15, the Marriage Covenant, and the Nature of Desertion.” Detroit Baptist Seminary Journal 21 (2016): 139–50.

Spiritual Leadership: A Biblical Theology of the Role of the Spirit in the Leadership of God’s People. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2016.

Click here to preview the first chapter of Spiritual Leadership. (Used with Permission of Wipf and Stock Publishers)


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