Born to Harold and Sylvia Ireland in Kingston, Jamaica (West Indies), the third of four children, on November 27.
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ.
Licensed and ordained as a minister in the Christian church.
Married Marlinda K. Reaves, his college sweetheart in Egg Harbor, NJ.
M.E., Civil Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ.
Established Christ Church, previously known as Tabernacle of Love Christian Center.
Master’s in Professional Studies (Theology), Alliance Theological Seminary, Nyack, NY.
Purchased the former First Baptist Church cathedral in Montclair, NJ with a congregation of 500 members.
Launches Executive Coaching & Consulting and Cross-Cultural Coaching (Independent Consultant), Rockaway, NJ.
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS), Organizational Leadership, Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA.
Ph.D., Organizational Leadership, Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA.
Chairman of the Board/CEO, IMPACT Community Development Corp., Rockaway, NJ.
Purchased the Christ Church West Campus.
Visiting Lecturer, Alliance Theological Seminary, Nyack, NY.
Rev. David Ireland is named One of New Jersey’s Top 11 People to Watch in 2006 by The Star-Ledger (New Jersey’s biggest newspaper).
Executive Committee, Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (New York City’s 2005 Crusade).
Diversity Coach/Consultant, National Basketball Association, Rookies Transition Program.
Visiting Lecturer through Chaplain’s Office, New York Giants, New York, NY.
Certificate in Fund Raising, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
Visiting Lecturer through Chaplain’s Office, The United States Pentagon, Washington, DC.
Adjunct Professor, Leadership Development & Church Growth (doctoral students), Drew University, Madison, NJ.
Visiting Lecturer through Chaplain’s Office, New York Jets, New York, NY.
Grand Opening of 107-acre Christ Church West Campus, Rockaway, NJ.
Dr. David & Marlinda Ireland celebrate 25 years of marriage.
Primary panelist and speaker for the global Willow Creek Leadership Summit (Chicago, IL).
Hosted the first regional one-day prayer conference known as Prayerfest.
Dr. Ireland and Christ Church celebrate 25 years of ministry on June 8.
Christ Church hosted the second daylong Prayerfest.
Hosted Prayerfest with over 60 churches represented.
Released the new book, “The Skin You Live In,” which is now in its 2nd printing.
Launched The School of Prayer in 10 regions with 100 certified instructors across the United States.
Released the new book, “The Kneeling Warrior,” which focused on being effective in prayer. Hosted Prayerfest 2014 and it was streamed live into over 40 countries.
Released the new book, “The Weapon of Prayer”. It is a sequel to “The Kneeling Warrior”. Dr. David Ireland also began writing op-ed pieces for The Huffington Post and FoxNews.com.
Released the new book, “Raising a Child Who Prays”. It is a follow-up to Dr. David Ireland’s two other books on prayer, “The Kneeling Warrior” and “The Weapon of Prayer”.
Became a recipient of the New York City Leadership Center’s Global Leadership award.
Contributing writer to Huffington Post, Fox News.
Speaks at Harvard University’s International Conference on LIFE (Leadership Institute for Faith and Education).
Begins two-year graduate program in social innovation at University of Cambridge.