Jeff and Christine have served with Youth With A Mission (YWAM) since 1992. They have three adult children: Natalie (married to Jon), Nick, and Nathan (married to Amy). They also have two grandchildren.
Based out of the YWAM Minneapolis ministry center, Jeff and Christine’s goal continues to be that of investing in young people’s lives and sending them into every sphere of culture as agents of Godly change. Much of their time is spent providing mentoring and pastoral care for people seeking to follow the call of God on their lives. Former students from the training programs they have led are presently working full time in places like Peru, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Turkey, Guatemala, Kosovo, Mexico, the Middle East, the US and Canada as workers for the Lord’s kingdom. Jeff travels several weeks throughout the year teaching in other YWAM training schools, focusing on discipleship topics. His travels have taken him to more than 30 countries. Christine provides care for their two granddaughters and applies her administrative skills when she can to serve the YWAM Minneapolis ministries.
As part of raising up a new generation of leaders and missionaries through teaching, mentoring and discipleship, they also work with a ministry called YWAM Associates. Through YWAM Associates they are seeking to bless the thousands of YWAM staff and students who have responded to God’s call to step back into the secular work force as a missional agent of Christ’s kingdom. They are working to do this through organizing gatherings and developing transitional training and support programs.