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David Posthuma

David Posthuma, President of

David holds a Bachelor of Arts in Education and World Religion from Calvin College, and a Master’s of Divinity degree from Trinity International University.

David has served as a church plant pastor and church revitalization pastor since 1990. He also served a national Christian technology company as Director of Product Development and Marketing, designing technology solutions for the ministry market.

Other solutions designed by David Posthuma include

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David A. Posthuma is the founder and president of E-Church Essentials and, and the author of the ePersonality and graceGifts assessments. He has refined and expanded the Leadership Style assessment, and has also designed an online Spiritual Formation assessment and Church Personality assessment tools.

David A. Posthuma has been used of God to re-start a dying church in Chicago, plant two churches, and assist other congregations as a church growth consultant. Since 1998, David has designed leading software solutions for the church market. David holds an undergraduate degree in Education from Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI; a Master’s of Divinity from Trinity International University, Deerfield, Illinois; and certifications in Clinical Pastoral Education from McNeal Hospital in Chicago.

Made for a Mission book

David A. Posthuma is the author of Made for a Mission, published by CLC Publications. Made for A Mission is the ultimate resource for team building and ministry mobilization. Made for a Mission, in conjunction with, will help your leadership mobilize your people into ministry service on a scale that has never before been possible.

David excels at strategic planning, and is a gifted speaker and teacher. Now you can have David A. Posthuma conduct live ministry training sessions at your church or leadership conference, or consult personally with your leadership team.

Because the church is people, and not merely programs or buildings, most problems faced by churches are rooted in human-resource challenges. David A. Posthuma, designer of, is uniquely skilled to help your ministry analyze its organizational personality and related human-resource challenges, and work with your leadership team to develop strategies to effectively move your ministry toward accomplishing its mission goals. The typical consultation process is described in the following five-minute video….

For booking information, please contact David A Posthuma directly at 1-800-724-1159, or use our contact form to reach him by email.

To learn more about how to contract David Posthuma for live training or consultation, please use the contact form or call


What Leaders Are Saying...

> Leonard Sweet, Drew University, George Fox Evangelical Seminary,

Leonard Sweet "Ever wonder what it was like to have been on the ground floor with Jeff Bezos of or Pierre Omidyar of Wonder no longer. Join Dave Posthuma of E-ChurchEssentials and hold on –- the future of the church is forming right before your eyes and under your feet."

See Leonard Sweet's website at .

> Dan Webster, Founder, Authentic Leadership

Dan Webster "Dave Posthuma and E-Church Essentials share my passion to train and inspire leaders to live authentic lives of great impact. Rarely do you meet someone as passionate about the church with the technological genius of Dave. I love how he is helping churches by leading them into the technological future. Pay attention to what he is doing and access his outrageous resource. It will help you as you both grow and organize your church."

Contact Dan Webster at .

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