Dave enjoys working with churches from various traditions. His fifty years of pastoral ministry in growing congregations enables him to speak from experience. He has planted two churches, pastored both rural and urban congregations, served as chairperson for the Ohio Mennonite Conference Evangelism Commission for ten years, and served as bishop/overseer of the Washington / Baltimore area Mennonite Congregations affiliated with Lancaster Mennonite Conference. He lead Cottage City Mennonite Church near Washington D.C. to transition to Capital Christian Fellowship, growing from 45 persons to 400 comprised of 30 nationalities. The past five years he has spoken as a church consultant in 60 congregations in eight states.