Member, CHF Board of Directors
Founder and CEO, Tin Man Ministries
President, Compassionate Hope Foundation
In his role as President of Compassionate Hope, Jeff assists in fundraising and provides leadership to the management team and helps set strategic direction for the ministry. He has traveled to and ministered extensively to CHF’s leadership team in Southeast Asia.
Jeff gives day-to-day direction and oversight to the global mission of Tin Man Ministries. Responsibilities include mentoring and consulting leaders and leadership teams, assisting them with identifying strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats, strategic planning, team building and team dynamics. Additionally, he speaks and consults nationally and internationally on a variety of issues including biblical masculinity, fatherhood, spiritual formation, leadership, and relational authenticity.
Jeff also served for 12 years in various leadership roles with Athletes in Action and Family Life (both ministries of Cru) and has past and current experience serving on the boards of several national and international ministries including Hawaiian Island Ministries, Porters Call, and Compassionate Hope Foundation.
Jeff is the co-author of The Voice of the Heart Bible Study and two Gold Medallion award winning resources including Preparing for Marriage. Jeff is currently in the final stages of graduate work to receive his license in professional counseling through Liberty University.
He received his Th.M. and M.Div. from Western Seminary with highest honors and is a graduate of Yale University where he pioneered a vibrant movement of Christian undergraduates while playing football and majoring in Organizational Behavior, Sociology, and Religious Studies. Jeff and his wife Brenda are the parents of six children and reside near Nashville, Tennessee.
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