Geoff has served in vocational and bi-vocational ministry for over 25 years, and has experience in a variety of business endeavors including start-ups, venture capital, and mergers & acquisitions. Geoff is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, and earned his Masters in Theology from Whitworth University. He is currently working toward an MDiv in Missional Leadership at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.
Geoff is especially passionate about helping people read and understand the Scriptures in their historical and literary context. As the planting pastor at Chi Rho Community Church, Geoff’s focus is on discipleship, teaching, vision, and strategy. As the North America Advancement Director for Communitas, Geoff brings his passion for assisting authentic, missional communities of faith from conception to fruition.
Geoff is an amateur brewmeister, often comparing the church planting process to beer making - some day, you may taste and see that the beer is good! Geoff has been married to Kristi for 28 years and delights in his adult daughters, Maddi and Carrington. For Geoff, closeness to God happens frequently on an Idaho or Montana river with a fly rod.
StrengthsFinder: Intellection, Input, Connectedness, Learner, Belief.