Pastor and attorney David Houtsma runs Northside Family Worship Center (now renamed Eastgate Church) with his wife, Robin, and Albright, Houtsma & Clark, LLC with his associates in Atlanta, Georgia. David Houtsma and his wife established Northside Family Worship Center in 2004 while he was earning his Juris Doctor from Georgia State College of Law, from which he graduated with honors in litigation. Initially conducting worship services from hotel and school facilities, Pastors David and Robin Houtsma secured land, built a church, and expanded their program from 14 weekly attendees to over 200. Pastor David Houtsma instituted a children’s division of the church, implemented Sunday school programs, created Wednesday night programs for individuals of all ages, and assembled a worship team over which he presides today. His previous pastoral experience includes six years as a Pastor for Marin Christian Life Church in Novato, California, and two years as creator and minister of a church in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies from Christian Life International Bible College in Novato and his ministry credentials from Bethany College of the Assemblies of God in Scotts Valley, California. As an attorney, David Houtsma is extensively experienced in real estate litigation. He serves as a lender’s, buyer’s, and seller’s general counsel on both commercial and residential real estate transactions. Additionally familiar with business governance matters as well as procedures for achieving incorporation, he guides clients through the process of establishing their businesses. He also offers both corporations and donors his expertise on business and personal tax topics and advises emerging technology companies on software licensing agreements. David Houtsma belongs to the State Bar of Georgia, the Court of Appeals of Georgia, the Supreme Court of Georgia, and the Florida Board Bar of Examiners. He is fluent in English and French; licensed as a Georgia Title Insurance Agent for Southern Title Insurance Corporation, Ticor Title, and LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc; and qualified to operate as a notary public.

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  • JoinedFebruary 2011
  • OccupationSr. Associate Pastor
  • Current cityAtlanta
  • CountryUS


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