THE INDEX

dave

I love basketball, dogs, exploring Hawaii, performing weddings, my family, my church and the story of the Prodigal Son. My toughest challenge in life has been dealing with the loss of my 5-year old daughter (Jackie) to a brain tumor. I believe that life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. 

I decided to CHOOSE JOY despite the circumstance.

As a Pastor, I feel called to help people discover their life purpose and pursue it. I also assist people in unique celebrations of love and life. As a Coach, I encourage and develop leaders that produce extraordinary results. As a Speaker, I seek to inspire people to overcome life’s adversities.  


aloha,

MORE OF MY STORY

pastor // speaker //  coach

When speaking, I love to challenge and motivate audiences with real-life stories, humorous anecdotes, and biblical principles that I seek to live out in my daily life. I've been blessed to be able to speak at some of the top churches, conferences, businesses, seminaries, Bible colleges, weddings and funerals in the country. I've been privileged to speak to pastors, celebrities, professional athletes, rich and poor and even to the Royal Family. 

I am an Orange County Pastor, Speaker, Coach, Life Plan Facilitator, Celebrant and lover of life! I am an Ordained Minister through Saddleback Church. I have a BA in Business Economics, a Master of Divinity, and an MBA in Leadership. I recently completed my Doctor of Ministry degree from Biola University.

My top five personal values include: Livelong learning, Servant Leadership, Excellence, Pioneer Spirit, and Resiliency.

At the end of the day, I help people LAUNCH things. As a Wedding Pastor, I help couples launch healthy marriages. I also help pastors launch their own wedding businesses. As a Funeral Celebrant, I help families launch into a season of healing from loss. As a Speaker, I help people launch into becoming God's best version of who he created them to be. As a Leadership Coach, I help church planters (pastors) launch healthy churches. As a Grief Coach, I help people rediscover joy after a life-changing loss.

"MY LIFE PURPOSE IS TO BE A LOVING PASTOR, INSPIRING SPEAKER AND AN ENCOURAGING COACH THAt helps others reach their god-given potential."

WHO I AM

I love meeting with couples, writing inspiring content, speaking at the ceremony and ultimately launching couples into happy and healthy marriages.

- max depree

“The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant.”

i believe:

I absolutely adore my Siberian Husky named "Ari." She is the BEST dog we have ever had. She is playful, adventurous, affectionate, loving and just fun! The love of my life . . . 

01. I LOVE MY 

SIBERIAN HUSKY

I was a gym rat growing up as a kid, played in high school and received a Division I scholarship to play in college. I later coached at the high school level and with my kids.

02. I love

BASKETBALL

The North Shore of Oahu is my HAPPY PLACE. My wife and I try to visit there every year. I normally rent a motorcycle from Waikiki and ride over to Haleiwa.

03. I love to gO to

HAWAII

I live to learn and learn to live. I have a BA, two Master's degrees and recently completed my doctorate. I am definitely educated beyond my intelligence!

04. I'M ADDICTED TO

LEARNING

I love everything about weddings! I like working with couples in planning out their service and getting to know them. I also like the celebration that is a wedding.

05. I LOVE PERFORMING

WEDDINGS

PREVIOUS SET

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06. my FAVE scent: 

chanel no. 5

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07. gimme all those

MACARONS

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08. I LOVE

WALKS IN THE PARK

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09. secret talent: 

SALSA DANCING

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1o. LIFE IS BETTER WITH

CAPPUCINOS

THINGS

FAVORITE

a few of my

on instagram

@COACHDAVEPAGE