David Lanquist, the senior pastor of Riley Creek Baptist Church, received his Bachelor’s degree from Pillsbury Baptist Bible College in Owatonna, MN and a Master’s in image_134Biblical Studies from Trinity Theological Seminary in Newburgh, IN.

Following his graduation from Pillsbury, Pastor Lanquist served as youth pastor at Central Baptist Church in Southington, CT from 1982 – 1988.  He then became the pastor of Faith Bible Church in Agawam, MA where he pastored for nine years.

God directed Pastor Lanquist to Riley Creek Baptist Church in July of 2002.

Dave and his wife Paula are the parents of three sons, Brandon, Austin and Kyle.