Jeff is the youngest of three boys. He grew up attending church, but came to a saving knowledge of Christ as a young adult. Jeff earned an M.S. in Direct Marketing at Northwestern and worked in marketing management for several years before following a call to vocational ministry. After finishing M.Div. studies at Covenant Seminary in St. Louis, he served in pastoral positions at EFCA churches in the St. Louis area. Jeff also taught Homiletics at Covenant and served on the board of Thrive St. Louis, a life-affirming ministry. Jeff has been married to Amelia since 1991, and they are parents to four awesome and funny kids. Jeff enjoys music, tennis, reading, coffee, and being outdoors. His desire is to help more people know the transforming love of Christ, and equip them to use their gifts to impact the world with God’s grace.