Pastor Jeff was born and raised in the Willamette Valley of Oregon where he grew up in a loving a Christian home. After graduating from high school he pursued a degree in Computer Science from Oregon State University and graduated in 2001. He and Amy were married in September of 2000. Jeff and Amy have four children, Noah, Jonah, Alizah and Rebekah. While working at Oregon State University and serving at the Church of the Nazarene in Corvallis, Oregon Jeff sensed a call to full-vocational ministry. Jeff completed a Master of Divinity in Christian Education in 2011 from Northwest Nazarene University and was ordained on the Oregon Pacific District in 2012. Jeff served at his home church of Fairfield Church of the Nazarene as an Associated Pastor and Children’s Pastor from 2008 until 20014. In March of 2014 he was elected the lead pastor and served in that role until 2020 when he was elected as the Lead Pastor for Colville Church of the Nazarene. Jeff enjoys reading, fishing, being outdoors and loves to roast coffee.