Jeff is the founding pastor of New Song. He graduated with a Bachelor's degreee from William Jewell College with majors in Music and Business Administration. From that point on, he spent the next sixteen years serving as Music Director for churches in the Greater Kansas City area. In 2002, he entered seminary, earning his Master of Divinity degree from Saint Paul School of Theology in 2006. He served as a licensed pastor in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) for several years before being fully ordained in the spring of 2006. Jeff has extensive experience in church music and creative worship planning.
Additionally, he has performed as a baritone soloist and has sung with groups such as the Fine Arts Chorale, Kansas City Chorale, and Kansas City Symphony Chorus.
Jeff is married and has two children.