Office: WCC 231
Professor of Theology
David Scharf was born in West Allis, WI to Rev. Ralph and Annette Scharf. He is the 7thof 14 children and attended Good Shepherd’s Lutheran Church and School where his father served as pastor. A graduate of Luther Prep (1996), Martin Luther College (2000), and Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary (2005), Dave and his wife (Beth nee Koelpin) have six children ages 3-14 (Anastasia, Zoe, Isaiah, Dahlia, Evangeline, and Nika). Upon graduation from the Seminary, Dave was assigned to serve as a parish pastor at lmmanuel Lutheran Church and School in Greenville, Wl, and served there from 2005-2016. Dave has had the privilege of serving as the Northern Wisconsin District Evangelism coordinator and as the chairman of the Commission on Congregational Counseling. Dave accepted the call to be a professor of theology and is thrilled to have the opportunity to help impact the next generation of called workers.