Pastor Jeff Jackson is the founder of Shepherd's Staff Mission Facilitators and is currently the Director of Church Relations and Missionary Care. Along with his family, Jeff lived in the Philippines from 1987 to 1993 while planting Calvary Chapel of Cebu City. After returning from the mission field, he planted a multi-ethnic church in the San Diego area, while also teaching the missions courses at Calvary Chapel Bible College in Murrieta, CA, from 1997-2000. He was the senior pastor of Cross-Connection International Fellowship in Phoenix, AZ, from 2008-2012, a church that was heavily engaged with reaching refugees that had been resettled to Phoenix from around the world. Pastor Jeff is one of the approved teachers of the Perspectives on the World Christian Movement, has done extensive training of missionaries prior to their departure for the mission field and speaks regularly at numerous missions conferences in the United States and abroad. Jeff and Helen have been married for 39 years, have three grown and married children, and seven grandchildren.