About Jake

Jake has been working with teens, families and young adults for nearly twenty years as a pastor, consultant, writer, and speaker. He has been involved with a number of local, regional and national organizations in various capacities from speaking, communications, writing, social media and web design. He is a graduate of Gordon College, has been published in Youth Worker Journal, Group Magazine, Immerse Journal and Relevant Magazine, as well as having published numerous books including Teaching Teenagers in a Post-Christian World and the THINK Curriculum designed to help students own their own faith beliefs. He is currently the Associate Pastor of Trinity Church in Greenwich and Darien, CT and the author of the monthly Viva! Curriculum with the Youth Cartel.

He is married to Melissa (a writer and artist, www.melissakircher.com and an Enneagram teacher and life coach, www.enneagrampaths.com) and they currently live in Connecticut with their two children.