Q. Who is the new Lead Teaching Pastor?
A. Dr. Jeff Bucknam
Q. Where does he serve now?
A. He currently serves as the Lead Pastor of Northview Community Church (NVCC) in Abbotsford, BC, Canada, since 2008.
Q. What is his background?
A. Born in Boston, Massachusetts and raised in Seattle, Washington, he holds a double B.A. in history and communications from Western Washington University; an M. Th. from Dallas Theological Seminary, and a D. Min. from Talbot School of Theology. Previously, he taught at Pathways College in Auckland, New Zealand. He also held a Teaching Pastor position at Hope Community Church in Nelson, New Zealand.
Q. What is his preaching commitment?
A. Jeff Bucknam brings a passion for God’s Word, a love for God’s people, and a desire to train leaders and send them out for expanded gospel ministry. His commitment is to the expository preaching of God’s Word.
Q. Is he married? What can you tell us about his family?
A. He and his wife Jeanne currently reside in Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada, with their two sons and daughter.
Q. When does he join the staff?
A. Pastor Jeff plans to preach in person on May 23 and May 30. He officially starts on July 12, 2021.