"David offers passionate and compassionate leadership.  A keen mind, pastoral heart and commitment to stewardship fuel his creativity as a skillful facilitator and visionary leader.  His dynamic and friendly style, combined with sensitivity to ecumenical and cultural diversity, also makes David a popular seminar leader in Canada and the U.S. David's delightful sense of humor complements his expertise for a meaningful and joyful experience."  Barbara Fullerton, The United Church of Canada

"David is a consummate professional in his preparation, delivery, and presentation. His approach is practical and yet provides the theory. Out of all in the field of stewardship, he is the best!" Stephen W. Johnson, retired Ecumenical Stewardship Center

"God has truly anointed David Bell.  His honest and compelling message convicted my heart and reminded me that God is truly the owner of all and I am His steward.  I recommitted our finances to God and returned to [be] set free from the bondage of debt.  Thank you!"  Vickie Perkins, Pastor, Indiana

"David provides both creative and visionary leadership, while simultaneously understanding the unique value of each person.  He is a focused listener, an effective team leader, and a skilled consensus builder.  His presentations are rich with story and well-supported by multimedia technology.  He is dependable -- if he says he is going to do it, he will -- and it will be done exceeding your expectations."  Bishop Kenneth Schnell, Community of Christ World Headquarters

“David Bell is a gifted and effective speaker. His ability to unwrap complex and sometimes sensitive issues regarding stewardship within the church community is amazing. David's attention to detail is extraordinary. I've admired his ability to thoroughly access and complete any task at hand with precision and efficiency. It is with complete confidence that I recommend David Bell to you as a consultant, analyst and speaker for your organization.”  Chip Richter, Owner, Righteous Path Music Productions

“It is difficult to achieve that delicate balance of grounded theory, application, and opportunities to practice the newly discovered knowledge, but David achieved it!"  The Rev. Dr. C. Jeff Woods, American Baptist Churches USA

"Members of our congregation attended training that David led several years ago.  He changed their whole attitude!  He planted a seed with them.  That seed grew into what is now our third consecutive year of increased financial giving.  Thanks is too little, but 'Thanks!'"  Ed Gambs, Local Church Finance Committee Chairperson, Iowa

“David brought a great thoughtfulness and a wealth of knowledge about the culture of the organization, which helped to highlight the strengths and strong points that would ultimately reach donors who had both the desire and capacity to help. He is truly a professional and is gifted at building bridges and finding solutions.”  Paula Hennessey, Director of Development

“Dave's knowledge of and passion for stewardship grounded in sound Christian principles is without equal. He brings a wealth of practical and theological knowledge and experience to his work. He is creative and down-to-earth -- a powerful and rare combination.”  Dan Dick, author, blogger, thought-leader

"David's passion and commitment shine through in his presentations related to stewardship education. His wealth of knowledge - not only theologically but also secularly - is evident as he builds the bridge between biblical perspectives of stewardship and the real world in which we live. David's participation in our conference-wide stewardship initiative gives credibility to our efforts and leaves people wanting more."  Rev. David A. Snipes, President, United Methodist Foundation of Western North Carolina, Inc.

"I am very pleased to highly recommend David as an outstanding teacher, leader and speaker with particular expertise in the area of stewardship. We have received very positive response from those for whom David has made presentations on our behalf.  We are always delighted to have him representing Good $ense."  Dick Towner, Founder, Good $ense Ministry

"What an honor and privilege to have David preach and teach here.  David helps vital churches carry out their mission mandate -- to make disciples of Jesus Christ.  Wow!  The number of `nuggets' gleaned from his leadership will enhance the way we are about ministry for a long, long time!  Churches can only get stronger and more efficient by putting into practice his common-sense suggestions."  The Rev. Dr. Bruce Tuttle, former Senior Pastor & District Superintendent, Virginia Conference of The United Methodist Church

"David Bell is a rare and effective combination of leadership gifts. He brings memorable and measurable results.  David guides leaders and their organizations in mission-centered directions. He is particularly expert in the vast universe of appropriately managing monetary resources so that leaders and their organizations can fulfill their mission. We recruited him to Design Group International on this basis.”"  Mark L. Vincent, CEO, Design Group International™

"Wow!   As a pastor, I know the importance of stewardship emphasis; however, this session was so enlightening that I am excited about what God can do in the midst of our faith communities. My view of stewardship has entirely changed.   I am already talking about it with others and am processing ways we can implement the atmosphere of generous hearts in our faith communities."  The Rev. Julia Piper, Pastor, Susquehanna Conference of The United Methodist Church

“David is a thorough planner of events. He is a collaborative thinker and works well with people of differing points of view.  He is always well prepared and presents himself and his commitments to stewardship with a caring, professional manner. He indeed walks the talk.”  Kent McNish, Executive Director, McKendree Village Foundation

“David has a depth of experience with a track record of results. He teaches what he practices. He has a wonderful way of breaking down the mystique of fundraising and places it well in the religious context.”  Alan Newton, Regional Executive Minister, American Baptist Churches USA, Rochester, New York

“David Bell is an excellent communicator who helps leaders to understand the motivations for giving, service and engagement. He relates extremely well to individuals at a personal level, but also holds the attention of several hundred people. I have benefited from his teaching in the context of a large annual conference and his insights in more casual and informal settings. I would recommend him as a speaker or presenter without any reservations.”  Ken Carter, Bishop, Florida Area of The United Methodist Church