David H. Wills

President Emeritus, National Christian Foundation

David came to faith at the first event held in Texas Stadium when he was 10 years old. His parents wanted to hear Johnny Cash, who was the opening act for a guy named Billy Graham, who was having a crusade that night.

David and Chris have been married for 32 years. They grew up in the same neighborhood in Wichita Falls, Texas, and have known each other since they were kids. Speaking of kids, they have nine of them, which include two daughters-in-law plus one grandchild!

David serves as president emeritus of the National Christian Foundation (NCF) and joined NCF in 1998 as its first president. NCF is celebrating its 41st year in 2023, and in 2022, the 30,000 families NCF serves made over 300,000 grants worth more than $2.2 billion.

He has business and law degrees from Baylor University, a master’s degree from Dallas Theological Seminary, and a degree in strategy and innovation from the Saïd Business School at Oxford University. His education mirrors his passions: business, law, and theology. David has co-authored two books: Investing in God’s Business and Family Money.

Board service includes Barnhart Crane & Rigging; Kingdom Companies Group; American Bible Society; IF:Gathering; The River Foundation; The Impact Foundation; Trust Bridge Global Foundation; and Generous Giving, which he co-founded.

David and Chris live in China Spring, Texas, which is a suburb of Crawford, Texas, which is a suburb of Waco, Texas.