Pastor David Carr


David CarrSenior Pastor, Renewal Christian Centre, Solihull, West Midlands
David was born in Birmingham and suffered acutely with dyslexia as a child.  After surrendering his life to the Lord and being filled with the Holy Spirit he received an incredible ability to learn, mainly through reading the Bible.
Within a short period of time he was able to take his place amongst other professionals in the world of finance and became a leading underwriter in the field of Insurance and pensions. David managed the finances of 700 UK top footballers and became a Director of The Professional Footballers Association - Finance Division.
During this time David trained for ordination with the Elim Pentecostal Church and was ordained in 1979.  Having pioneered a church in Solihull, Renewal Christian Centre, with just four people, the congregation has grown in excess of 1700 with 3 additional congregations.
Renewal is seeing many miracles take place at this time, so fulfilling the vision God gave to David.
David is well-known as a conference speaker travelling in Europe, North America, Africa and Australasia.
David became accredited with the Free Methodist Church in 2002, and, having previously served on the National Leadership Team, since 2013 he has served on the European Leadership Team as Overseer for FM in Bulgaria.
David is also the founder of the Order of St Leonard which links leaders from nine nations and many denominations.
David is married to Molly and has three children; Ashley, Melanie and Lucy.  He also has four grandchildren.