Jeffery A. Vines spent twenty years on the mission field (Zimbabwe, New Zealand) planting churches and training leaders. From 1998-2005 he was the featured speaker on the weekly television broadcast, “Questions of Life,” and frequently debated agnostic and atheist alike on national radio. For the two years Jeff served as the Teaching Pastor at Savannah Christian Church in Savannah, GA. On January 1, 2008, Jeff became the Lead Pastor of Christ’s Church of the Valley in Southern California. Jeff’s is the author of Dinner with SKEPTICS, Defending God in a world that makes no sense (2008, 2011), UnBroken, 8 Enduring Promises God Will Keep, and the newly released Divine Romance. Jeff and his wife, Robin, have been married for 30 years and they have two adult children, Delaney and Sian. Jeff is expecting his first grandchild, a baby girl, July 2018.
Rory Eldridge is a native of the northwest and served for nearly a decade as the Youth and Young Adults pastor at Overlake Christian Church in Redmond, Washington. In May of 2016, Rory and his wife Laura, along with their four children, accepted God’s call and Jeff Vine’s invitation to come serve at CCV. If you know Rory, you know he is passionate about preaching the gospel, reaching the next generation, and unleashing people to serve in their area of giftedness. Oh, and Dodger’s baseball too!