Jeff Mattesich is the Associate Pastor of Children and Students at Lake Avenue Church in Pasadena, CA. As a 15-year youth ministry veteran, Jeff has served in several roles in both local church and Christian camping organizations. Prior to his role as Associate Pastor, Jeff served as High School Pastor at Lake Avenue and Junior High and College Director at Forest Home Christian Conference Center. Jeff completed his B.A. in Biblical Studies at Azusa Pacific University and went on to receive a Master of Arts in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary. Jeff has been a contributing author, guest lecturer, camp and conference speaker, strategic thinker, and creative contributor to several churches, camps, schools, and organizations over his years in youth ministry. He has been married to his incredible wife Jenny since 2002, and is the proud father to Henry and Russell.