Jeff is happy to come speak to your group, on a number of various topics. Send an email to speak@deTheos.com Jeff cannot stop talking about:

  • The Story of God: finding our place in the grand plan of God to renew all things
  • Connecting our daily lives to God’s big Story
  • The local church: Christ’s chosen people for affecting world change
  • How our daily practices (rhythms of life) show how Jesus is the good life
  • The happy tensions of the Christian life
  • Knowing God: heart, mind, body & soul
  • Transitions to college
  • Identity formation
  • Walking in newness of life
  • Discipleship (why, what, how)
  • Following Jesus as Worshipers, Learners, Family, Servants, Missionaries
  • GCM: Gospel-Community-Mission
  • Inter-generational mentoring
  • Enduring through suffering
  • Recent message archives

He guest lectures at ministry schools, theology forums, and in the seminary classroom on various subjects, including:

  • Biblical Theology
  • Systematic Theology
  • Hermeneutics: How to Study (& Enjoy) the Bible
  • Jesus in the Gospels: His Worth, Works, Will, Ways & Words
  • Pauline Epistles (Romans—Philemon)
  • The Acts of the Apostles (early church history)
  • The Catholic/General Epistles (Hebrews—John’s letters)
  • Church History (ancient, church fathers, medieval, reformation, modern)
  • Identities of the People of God

Quick bio:

Jeff Patterson has been following Jesus since the Savior rescued his soul as a college freshman studying engineering. There he met his wife Kari, and they became a ministry tag-team serving and leading college students.

Most recently he served as Associate Pastor at Willamette Christian Church in West Linn, Oregon, leading in community, education, and discipleship.

RENEW Church These days he is trusting Jesus as a church planter and pastor with RENEW Church in Oregon City.

As husband to one (Kari), father of two (Dutch & Heidi), Jeff’s chief aim is to be faithful in God’s charge to love and serve them through the Gospel.