Jeff began studying at Calvary University in 1988 and began pastoring in 1992 while finishing his course work. He received a Bachelor of Science in Bible & Church Ministry in 1994. After pastoring for twelve years, he and his wife Paula were called to serve as missionaries in Central America. They worked in El Salvador for ten years before returning to ministry in the United States in 2013. Jeff has pastored in the Midwest since that time, and Paula works as a Christian therapist. Jeff received a Master of Arts in Theology from Louisiana Baptist Theological Seminary in 2005 and a Ph.D. in Biblical Studies from Louisiana Baptist University in 2020. Jeff and Paula have two children who are both married, and they have three wonderful grandchildren. Jeff has a heart for evangelism and teaching the Bible to help others gain a deeper and richer understanding of its truths.