Jeff’s primary area of teaching is the Youth Ministry concentration. He has spent 11 years doing youth ministry in the local church and on mission trips, retreats, and at camps. He has served as a youth pastor in the Church of the Nazarene, where he is ordained. He continues to serve as the Youth Pastor at the Sterling First United Methodist Church. Jeff is a member of the Association of Youth Ministry Educators. His passion is to see a new generation of students rise up to be passionate, thoughtful, and Christ-like followers of Jesus who impact our world.
Jeff grew up in northwest Kansas and has lived in Chicago and Kansas City as well. He loves spending time with his wife, Kristi, and two young sons, Jace and Caleb. He is a coffee enthusiast and also enjoys travelling and being outdoors and active.
Bachelor of Arts in Biblical and Theological Studies as well as Christian Education and Ministry from Wheaton College
Master of Divinity from Nazarene Theological Seminary