Jeff Jernigan Senior Vice President
Ministry Team Leader

Jeff Jernigan is an internationally-recognized leader known for change, growth, healing and restoration of people and organizations. He is a proven pastor, teacher, counselor and administrator, supporting and directing ministries through creating, continuing and capitalizing on growth and change.

Jeff comes to FaithSearch having most recently served as Senior Pastor of Corona Friends Church in Corona, California, a ministry affiliated with Evangelical Friends Church.

As businessman and pastor, he has served church and parachurch ministries in 38 countries.  Jeff’s credentials include ordination in the Evangelical Friends Church, as well as the Southern Baptist Convention.  He is a Board Certified Counselor with the American Association of Christian Counselors and holds graduate degrees from Dallas Theological Seminary and Newburgh Theological Seminary.

Jeff founded or co-founded a number of Christian organizations including Olive Branch International, Life Purpose Coaching Centers International®, Peopleworks International Incorporated and the Hidden Value Group, LLC. Since 1983, a variety of Jeff’s articles and professional papers addressing human resource and organizational development practices have been published. He has been featured by Church Executive Magazine for excellence in leadership and is the author of 11 books. His most recent titles, The Power of a Loving Man and Tilt, both focus on character development and leadership in ministry.

Jeff was recently named the Southern California Religious Entrepreneur of the Year and received an award from the Gallup Organization for National Faith-Based Healthcare Excellence for Culture Change.

Jeff Jernigan
Los Angeles, California
Phone: (951) 415-8330