Blair is originally from Ontario, Canada. He came to the United States on a baseball scholarship in 1994. He graduated from Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1999 with a degree in telecommunication arts. He met his wife, Gina, at Butler University and they were married July 1, 2000. Blair received his degree from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in December 2002 with a Masters in Divinity with an emphasis in Evangelism. After graduating, he and Gina moved to St. Joseph, MI to begin their ministry at The Chapel. After serving at The Chapel as an Associate Pastor for seven years, Blair came to Findlay E-Free to serve as our Senior Pastor in September of 2010. The Haywards have two daughters, Reegan and Marah.
I was born…in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
Life verse…It is my goal for this verse to be true of me when my life is over: Acts 11:24 “…for he was a good man, and full of the Holy Spirit and of faith. And considerable numbers were brought to the Lord.”
My childhood ambition was…to play Major League baseball.
Transforming experience…surrendering my life to Jesus Christ at Elm St. Christian Church in Olney, IL, February 4, 1996.
Best advice I would give a 20 year old…follow and serve God, act with integrity, and follow Dave Ramsey’s plan for the money God gives you!