David Baum

David Baum

David is an elder to serve Jesus Christ in various ministries of Grand Avenue. He became a member of GABC in January 2020 and is involved in worship teams, Gospel Life Groups, and a Men’s Bible Study. David also leads two Bible Studies on Saturday morning, and one on Sunday morning, before GABC worship services. He also serves other churches’ as guest preacher. A widower, he has three children, and 8 grandchildren.

He is a native Iowan, as was his wife Sandi, and did a two-year sabbatical in Southwest Utah. There, Sandi and he grew in the love and admonition of Jesus Christ.

On August 30, 2023, David will retire from his present role as a veterinary diagnostician for the Iowa State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory where he has the privilege of working with a bevy of talented people to deliver service to the hundreds of clients.

David’s hobbies include making sawdust (a.k.a. woodworking), pumping nylon (classical guitar), walking, reading, and writing.

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