Webb, David and Shelley - Costa Rica

David and Shelley Webb are global missionaries with the Church of the Nazarene. They are assigned to the Mesoamerica Region and live in Costa Rica.

David graduated from Iowa State University with a BBA in marketing in 1987 and also received the Master of Divinity degree from NTS in May of 2006.  Shelley graduated from Simpson College with a B.A. in English Education and from Northwestern State University of Louisiana with a M.A. in Student Personnel Services (Higher Education Administration). In 2012, she graduated with a master´s degree in Teaching of English as a Second Language from MidAmerica Nazarene University.  

Prior to being assigned, David served as Associate Pastor in Woodlawn, Tennessee, as well as Christian Education Director and NMI President. Shelley served as a worship leader, Sunday School teacher and NMI president while working with local universities in administration and counseling in the states of Louisiana, Tennessee and Kansas.

David’s assignment is Coordinator of Ministries for the country of Costa Rica, as well as Evangelism Coordinator for Costa Rica and Panama West.  He trains leaders in church planting, evangelism strategies and discipleship, and leads Integrated Ministry (Maximum Mission) teams in both countries.

Shelley works with David in his ministry as well as with the Nazarene Seminary of the Americas (SENDAS) as the Public Relations/Communications Coordinator and CALL (Christian Academy of Language and Learning) Spanish language School Coordinator. 

David and Shelley have two children, Joshua, age 20, (attending Mount Vernon Nazarene University) and Kayley, age 17, who attends International Christian School in San Jose. They are wonderful assets to the family ministry. 

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  • Joshua
  • Kayley

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Home Assignment Dates:

Sep 29, 2017 - Jan 22, 2018

Service History:
  • 2015 - Present , Costa Rica
  • 2013 - 2015 , Costa Rica
  • 2011 - 2013 , Costa Rica
  • 2009 - 2011 , Costa Rica
  • 2007 - 2009 , Costa Rica
  • 2006 - 2006 , Guatemala
  • 2005 - 2005 , Guatemala