Dave Carder serves as pastor of counseling ministries at First Evangelical Free Church in Fullerton, California. His specialty is adultery recovery and prevention, for which he has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Network, Discovery Health, and The Learning Channel; done training for the US Army and Navy; and made multiple tapings for The Tony Robbins Passion Project, Marriage Uncensored, 100 Huntley Street, Salvation Army Leadership Training, and the American Association of Christian Counselors. His interviews and articles have appeared in Ladies’ Home Journal, USA Today, The Counseling Connection, and various other magazines and journals. He is the author or coauthor of Torn Asunder: Recovering from an Extramarital Affair, Close Calls: What Adulterers Want You to Know About Protecting Your Marriage, and Unlocking Your Family Patterns: Finding Freedom from a Hurtful Past.
He holds the Michigan Limited License for Psychology and The California Marital and Family Therapy license and has graduate degrees in biblical literature and counseling psychology. Dave and his wife, Ronnie, have been married 49 years and have 4 children and 8 grandchildren.