Want Dave to speak at your next event?

With over 35 years of speaking experience, Dave has traveled both nationally and abroad to share how the gospel changes lives in marriage, leadership, church planting, and among elders.

At past marriage events, Dave has spoken on:

Leadership topics include:

Dave also speaks on topics covered in the numerous books he has written: 

I Still Do book cover

I Still Do

Growing Closer and Stronger Through Life’s Defining Moments

When Sinners Say “I Do”

Letting Go

Rugged Love For Wayward Soul

Am I Called?

Rescuing Ambition

The Plurality Principle

Stronger Together

Seven Partnership Virtues and the Vices that Subvert Them

If interested in hosting Dave as a speaker for an upcoming event, submit the request form to connect with us and discuss further details!

About Dave

For close to 4 decades, Dave Harvey has taught Christians, trained pastors and church planters, and advised network leaders through his many roles in ministry. Currently, he serves as president of the Great Commission Collective, a global church planting network. 

Dave holds a D. Min. from Westminster Theological Seminary, was president of Sojourn Network, led church planting and church care ministries at Sovereign Grace Churches, and was a lead pastor for nearly two decades. Dave has authored over a dozen books, contributed to the ESV Men’s Devotional Bible and has written regularly for many ministries including The Gospel Coalition, Desiring God, and For The Church.

Dave has been married to his wife Kimm for over 40 years, and they live in Southwest Florida.

Frequently Asked Questions

Dave speaks at a variety of church and ministry events on many different topics. Formats include:
  • 2-day events where he delivers 3–4 messages on marriage
  • Individual messages on marriage, leadership or eldership
  • Morning or evening seminars on marriage or leadership
Note: While Dave wants to serve the schedule and agenda of his hosts, experience has shown that Saturday events appear to be most effective when they do not go beyond lunch

Regarding marriage events, speaking topics could cover:

  • Sin (1 or 2 parts): Understanding real problems within marriage and the life-transforming power of the gospel.
  • Sex: Examining God’s intentions behind the gift of married sexuality.
  • Mercy: Explore God’s mercy and how applying mercy can transform marriage.
  • Marriage and Closure: Learn to let go of our desires for closure by turning to the cross and hoping in the future.
  • Grace: Discover how grace can use God’s power to renounce old patterns, see Jesus more clearly, and fight sin with greater success.
  • Contentment: Discover what happens when the gospel unlocks the secret of contentment.
  • Forgiveness: Release resentments and allow forgiveness to become a transforming application of the gospel.
  • Additional topics covered in any of Dave’s books.

Yes! Shepherd Press and Baker Books are partnering with Dave to offer the books at a steep discount for marriage events where Dave speaks. Often, event organizers will set a registration fee at a price point that covers the purchase of one book so that each registrant gets a marriage book. Event organizers believe this heightens the sense of value for the marriage event while also sending the attendees home with a resource that further punctuates the material that was covered.

For When Sinners Say I Do, event organizers simply need to go to https://www.shepherdpress.com/ and type in the coupon code: Harvey to receive the discount.

For I Still Do materials (book, study guide or devotional), event organizers can secure a 40% discount at www.direct2church.com. Free shipping is also available for a purchase of 20 or more books.

Any event branded “I Still DO” can be supported by an adaptable branding package including a study guide, graphics, videos, pull quotes and other material.

It’s customary for the hosting church or ministry to assume responsibility for travel, hotel, and food costs. Groups often invite Dave’s wife, Kimm, a gesture that is deeply appreciated but not often possible.

The speaker fees are as follows:

  • Full conference or retreat (3–4 messages and Q & A) – $3500. (the fee could be greater if the distance from SW Florida is further (west of the Mississippi, or anywhere that may require more travel days as a buffer).
  • Individual marriage message(s) – email Dave (dave@revdaveharvey.com) for specific pricing details.

Please let us know if this fee structure would impose a financial burden on your church or organization. Teaching this material is a privilege for Dave and ultimately represents a ministry and an opportunity to serve.

Dave has traveled around the US and abroad doing marriage events from his books, articles, and videos. A sampling of churches or ministries where Dave has served include:

  • Capitol Hill Baptist Church (Washington, DC)
  • Parkside Presbyterian Church (Cleveland, Ohio)
  • The CCEF National Conference
  • Reformed Theological Seminary (Charlotte, NC)
  • Crossway Church (Kenosha, Wisconsin)
  • Fiel Pastors Conferences (Brazil)
  • Christ Church (Newport, Wales UK)
  • Christ Evangelical Presbyterian Church (Houston, Texas)
  • Biblical Counseling Training Center (Phoenix, Arizona)
  • Sojourn Community Church (Louisville, KY)
  • Reston Bible Church (Reston, VA)
  • The Institute of Christian Counseling and Discipleship (San Diego, California)
  • Summit Church (Fort Myers, FLA)
  • Grace Chapel (Lancaster, California)
  • Resurrection Church (Tacoma, Washington)
  • Doxa Church (Sacramento, California)

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