About Ward Tanneberg

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 Bellevue, Washington. 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.

Ward’s Blog – Perspective

Perspective is all about living, learning and leading in life’s second half as a follower of Jesus. Sign up to receive notifications for Ward’s blog by email, Twitter or follow on Facebook.

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Ward’s Purpose Statement

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

Sacred Journey

Sacred Journey is Dixie Tanneberg’s story, that of a private woman who lived the public life of a pastor’s wife, not by choice but by divine calling. Dr. Roger Bowman, retired pastor/District Supt. Church of the Nazarene, states, “As you read, you will be inspired and encouraged on your own sacred journey.

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