Dave brings a unique talent for system and process implementation to the Leadership Team at Church Community Builder and also leads our team of coaches. His history of consulting with major corporations to implement change has enabled him to build an impressive coaching framework to guide church leaders towards operational effectiveness. Dave and his wife of many years have a daughter, studying chemistry in college, and a son in high school who's passions include saxophone and drums. In addition for finding Dave at DaveBair.co you may occasionally spot him piloting his hot air ballon in the western sky.

The Most Powerful Impact on a Giver’s Money: Just Ask

Any time you are asking people to give money, follow this six-step process to create a well-formed invitation.

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Get Flexible: 4 Communication Channels to Consider When Crafting a Message

There are four main communication channels to consider when crafting your message.

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Mind the Gap: 2 Ways to Prevent Communication Breakdowns

Think of the last time you shared a message and didn’t get the response you anticipated. Here are 2 ways to help you prevent those communication breakdowns.

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Navigating Your Vision – Lessons from a Balloon Pilot

As a balloon pilot, I have learned how to plan for the things that I can control and respond to the forces that I cannot, while still aiming at specific target. Here are three vision lessons leaders can learn from piloting a balloon.


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4 Habits of a Discipling Leader

We are striving to change our behavior to follow in the ways of Jesus. The best way to do that is to discover when we miss the mark and then get better.

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6 Tips to Closing the Values Gap

At times, the distance between our espoused and lived-out values can be visible and even painful. How do we, in those times, create more alignment between our aspirations and our actions?

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Planning Takes Too Long

Leaders may hear Planning takes too long. Let’s just get started,but they need to be willing to focus on the outcome desired before starting.

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Clarity Process

Three effective ways to start moving toward clarity right now.