Dave Nixon is the director of Sustainable Faith and erstwhile founding pastor of Vineyard Central. He received training in spiritual direction through the Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary in Elkhart IN. For the last seven years he has served with Vineyard-USA as the spiritual director for Pastor Sabbath Retreats around the country. Since 2007 he’s been serving as the spiritual director for the D. Min. students at George Fox University in the Leadership and Spiritual Formation Track. Dave travels around the country leading Sustainable Faith’s School of Spiritual Direction cohorts.
He and his wife Jody, married for 37 years, have three children: Kimberly (in Columbus OH), Carrie (in Rochester, NY), and Jonathan (Cincinnati). The Nixons live in the former convent of the St. Elizabeth Church parish.