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Director of Leadership Ministry

Rev. Blair Thompson-White

Rev. Blair Thompson-White

Blair Thompson-White is a facilitator, speaker, writer, and preacher. Blair joined TMF / Wesleyan Investive in 2020 as the Director of Leadership Ministry. Blair facilitates conversations with leaders from across the Wesleyan ecosystem especially in the areas of naming core values, discerning purpose, and exercising the Five Muscles. She serves as the Program Director of TMF's Lilly-funded Thriving Congregations initiative, Courageous Congregations Collaborative (C3). Blair is also the creator and producer of Leadership Ministry's podcast "Igniting Imagination.”

Blair is a versatile and skilled facilitator. She is known for her engaging presence, excellent session design, collaborative approach, and the ease with which she navigates difficult conversations.

Blair is an ordained Elder in the North Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church. Prior to Leadership Ministry, Blair served as a pastor in a variety of settings, including small town Kansas, downtown Dallas, and suburban Richardson, Texas. She completed her dissertation on pilgrimage in the development of clergy leadership for her Doctorate of Ministry degree in 2018.

Blair is married to Adam White, a deacon in the UMC, and they have a daughter, Abby.