Jeff holds an Honours Master of Divinity from Wycliffe College, and a Juris Doctor from Osgoode Hall Law School. Jeff practiced law on Bay Street prior to responding to God’s call to ordained ministry in the Anglican Church.
Jeff is passionate about sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and has a deep love of preaching and teaching to build up well-equipped disciples. Jeff worked as lead pastor and church planter at St. Stephen’s, Maple, successfully planting a new worshipping community in the midst of a previously closed parish church. Jeff has also helped foster the renewal of Christian community in several other urban and suburban churches in the Toronto area, and has served as Fresh Expressions Canada’s national team lead, and as Niagara’s diocesan missionary and communications coordinator.
Jeff’s wife, Becky, works as a tax lawyer, and has a passion for children’s and family ministry. Together, they have a daughter, Josie, a son, Jamie, and a hyper-active dog named Harriet.