Out of a lifetime of ministry, Ward speaks today in churches, adult retreats and ministry conferences on transformational living, learning and leading in life’s second half. He began ministry as a young evangelist in 1959, and has served as a denominational youth director, a Christian college public relations director, a guest lecturer and adjunct professor, a writer and novelist, and pastor in three churches, including 5 years as pastor of the Assembly of God in Forks WA, 23 years as senior pastor of Valley Christian Center, Dublin CA, 7 years as executive pastor/pastoral care of the non-denominational Westminster Chapel, Bellevue WA. He served as executive director of CASA 50+ Network in 2008-2014. Ward lives in Washington state. A widower, he has 2 married children, 3 grandchildren, 4 step-grandchildren and 2 great grandsons. His interests and ministry have taken him to over 50 countries of the world.

About Ward Tanneberg

Ward’s Purpose Statement

Listen well, write creatively, speak to influence, stir the glowing embers of my peers, and leave the Light on for the next generations.