David Hyatt, PCC
“My mission in life is to help pastors, churches and people to actually live their God-given potential.”
Born in Nashville, Tennessee, David received a BA from Vanderbilt University and a Doctor of Ministry from Lexington Theological Seminary (1974). He served six years as an associate pastor of an inner-city church in St. Louis and then twenty years in Manchester, MO, as a Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) pastor.
David left the local pastorate and began helping churches in his own business, Effective Ministries Coaching and Consulting in 2003, following two years at Lay Renewal Ministries in St. Louis. He received his initial certification as a Christian Leadership Coach from Valwood in March, 2005. David works now as a full time Coach and Consultant.
David has become involved with Coaching4Clergy, a national coaching organization, led by Rev. Val Hastings, serving as a Trainer for Basic Coach Training, a member of the faculty and a Mentor Coach. He received the Professional Coaching Credential (PCC) from ICF in 2014.
Living in St. Louis, David is married to Bonnie and they have two grown children and two grandchildren in Kansas City. He loves to play golf and support the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team.