About This Year's Speaker Dr. Dave Harvey

Dr. Dave Harvey

Dave has over thirty years in the cowboy ministry, with most of those years dedicated to Cowboys For Christ. He has moved up through the ranks from vice-president to president of three different chapters, to regional director and licensed Cowboy Preacher, and now serves as President and Executive Director. He has been very active in all aspects of the ministry: preaching, teaching, baptisms, traditional and cowboy weddings, communion, memorial services, and funerals. Dave has appeared on television a number of times representing Cowboys For Christ and was featured on several programs as the "Cowboy Preacher". He has been very active in the role of an evangelist and readily accepts the commission from our LORD in Mark 16:15 "go ye into all of the world, and preach the Gospel to every creature."

Dave, an Ordained Cowboy Chaplain, holds an earned Doctorate from Christian Life School of Theology, Columbus, Ga., and a Bachelors of Theology from International Seminary, Plymouth, FL. He has also completed Level One Clinical Pastoral Education at Wake Forest University Department of Chaplaincy and Pastoral Education. Dave is an ordained Senior Chaplain and lifetime member of the International Fellowship of Chaplains having completed the required courses through IFOC and the University of Michigan.

Dave has preached the Gospel all across the nation; at churches, rodeos, horse shows, state fairs, horse sales and anywhere and everywhere that Cowboys and Cowgirls gather. Please contact headquarters and set up aCowboys For Christ Day at your Church, school, Cowboy event or livestock function, and let us help you share JESUS CHRIST in your area.

As a horseman, Dave has more than thirty years in the horse business, with over one half of those years as a professional trainer, and he has trained and shown horses to championships in three different breeds: Quarter Horse, Paint Horse, and Arabian. He has trained, shown, and won riding all three disciplines: western, hunt seat, and saddle seat. He is a certified farrier, specializing in balanced and corrective shoeing. He has developed Horse Sense Horsemanship and presents it at many events and to many organizations.

Event Schedule

  • 6a.m. - Doors Open
  • 6:50a.m. - Opening Prayer & Mayoral Processional
  • 7:00a.m. - Breakfast
  • 7:30a.m. - Introduction of Mayors
  • 7:45a.m. - Guest Speaker Dr. Dave Harvey
  • 8:15a.m. - Closing
  • 8:30a.m. - Event Ends

Free Event

Anyone may attend the Mayor's National Day of Prayer Breakfast for free with first come, first serve seating on the Civic Arena Upper Level. Just show up on May 2 and enter at the main Civic Arena entrance. Breakfast is not included. If you would like to have a catered breakfast and sit on the main floor of the Civic Arena, please purchase a VIP ticket.

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Thursday, May 2, 2019 Civic Arena Public Event