Dr. David Marine Mabry began ministry leadership in 1990 as a Youth Pastor, eventually transitioning to Sports ministry. He then served in a para-ministry setting as an Area Director for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and then as a marriage advocate and educator as a Community Director for the Marriage Resource Center. After which, he spent ten years as the Lead Pastor for Orange Friends Church in Lewis Center, Ohio.
Dr. Mabry has been a professor and course writer with Barclay College and Ohio Christian University. These courses include those in the area of Bible, Theology, Spiritual Formation, Organizational Leadership, and Practical Ministry. He serves as the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies at Barclay College. He has been privileged to serve the Columbus Division of Police as a Chaplain since 2015. Dr. Mabry and his wife, Theresa, started One Another Relationships, Inc. in 2008. They continue strengthening marriages, families, churches, and organizations through coaching, consulting, speaking at retreats and conferences, and training church leaders.
Dr. Mabry earned a BA in Christian Ministries from Malone University. He has an MA in Practical Theology from Ashland Theological Seminary. He has a Doctorate in Transformational Leadership from ATS with a dissertation entitled Impacting Marriages in the Local Church Context through the Prepare-Enrich Program.
Dr. Mabry has been married to Theresa since 1993. They have three wonderful adult children. When not teaching, he enjoys backpacking, mountain biking, gardening, reading, and watching any sport.