Jeff has been in youth and family ministry for 26 years and is currently working at Mariners Mission Viejo in Mission Viejo, CA, as the student ministry pastor. He is passionate about getting a glimpse of the eternal through the lives of the people he works with. Jeff has had the privilege of communicating with thousands of students and young adults through preaching and teaching at his own church, at camps, and at national and international student events. He has been a contributing writer for Download Youth Ministry, Interlinc, Journal of Student Ministries, and David C Cook publishing. Jeff has his Master’s Degree from Western Seminary in evangelism and equipping. He and his wife of 17 years, Shara, have three children: Jackson (12), Isabella (10), and Charlotte (8). Jeff loves music, cooking, traveling, comic books, and sitting over conversation with a beverage.