September 18th 2021
Gospel Fluency of the Heart
Jeff gives direction and oversight to the global mission of Tin Man. His passion is investing deeply and personally in the lives of leaders and the organizations they lead.
Jeff started and led several non-profits and was the directional leader, teaching pastor, and founder of a church with international reach that grew under his leadership from four people to more than 4,000 in eight years. Jeff has served in leadership roles with FamilyLife, Athletes in Action, and on ministry boards including Amazima, The Compassionate Hope Foundation, Hawaiian Island Ministries, and Porter’s Call.
Jeff is co-author of The Voice of the Heart Bible Study and two Gold Medallion award-winning resources with over a million copies in print. He has an MA in counseling with honors, and he earned a Th.M. and M.Div. with highest honors from Western Seminary and a B.A. from Yale University where he majored in Organizational Behavior, Sociology, and Religious Studies.
Jeff’s own story is what brings him to the work of Tin Man. Married to Brenda for 31 years, Jeff is the father of 6 and the grandpa of two. Home for Jeff and Brenda is Nashville, TN.
As the visionary leader of Saturate, the Soma Family of Churches and an elder at Doxa Church in Bellevue, WA, Jeff Vanderstelt gets to spend his days doing what he loves – training disciples of Jesus to make more disciples of Jesus and equipping the Church in the gospel and missional living. Additionally, Jeff is on the leadership team of Saturate the Sound, a local church collective focused on gospel saturation in the Puget Sound. Jeff has authored Saturate, Gospel Fluency, and Making Space.
He and Jayne, his wife, have three children: Haylee, Caleb, and Maggie. Connect with Jeff at his website www.jeffvanderstelt.com or on twitter @JeffVanderstelt