Dave Jamerson

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Dave Jamerson is a former professional basketball player who was selected by the Miami Heat in the 1st round of the 1990 NBA Draft. After a record breaking collegiate career, Jamerson played for the Houston Rockets, Utah Jazz, and New Jersey Nets in his 3 NBA seasons, becoming a Christian after his first season. Dave is now the Senior Outreach Pastor of the 4,500 member Traders Point Christian Church in Indianapolis, Indiana. Traders Point has been ranked as one of America’s 100 fastest growing churches the past three years by Outreach magazine. Dave’s primary responsibility is to create a comprehensive outreach strategy where every member is inspired and equipped to become an evangelist in their sphere of influence and for TPCC to be an effective mission-centered church both locally and globally. Dave became a Christian while playing in the NBA, and therefore, brings a unique perspective to outreach and how to strategically connect the Gospel to culture. Prior to coming on staff at TPCC, Dave served as the President and International Director of Champions for Christ, was the founder and President of Champions Academy--a world-class basketball training academy that uses sport to reach and influence the next generation of basketball leaders, and served on the NABC (National Association of Basketball Coaches) ministry team in charge of all outreach activities at the NCAA Final Four and Convention. Dave has helped to plant churches and lead ministry in over 30 countries and resides with his wife of 20 years, April, and their 4 children in Zionsville,