Wandering Traveler

The Contemplative Pragmatist

Help for ministers. Help for churches.


Dave Blanchard

Child of God. Proud husband and father. Minister. Teacher. Friend.

My grandfather baptized me as a teenager. My call to ministry came a few years later. Over the last twenty years, I have served churches in Oklahoma, Oregon, Michigan and Texas. Youth ministry has been my focus, in the context of larger congregational initiatives. I have taught ministry courses at two universities and presented at a variety of venues during this time. I have learned that ministers and the churches they serve need help.



Have you lost a minister? Are you beginning a search process? Maybe you want to adjust your direction for the road ahead? I would love to join you as a conversation partner to explore strategies and solutions. Every church has blind spots. Let me help you spot them.


Are you seeking direction for your life and ministry? Do you feel isolated or discouraged? Maybe you just need need an outside perspective on some nuts and bolts ministry matters. I would be honored to listen and would love to encourage you forward! 


Are you curious how God might work through you to bless others? Have you considered a future in paid or volunteer ministry and you're ready to explore your options? I am excited to join you as a discernment partner on this journey. Let's talk!


Let's Talk

I'm currently in Houston. Where are you?




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