Dr. Jeff Bucknam has served as Lead Pastor of Northview Community Church (NVCC) in Abbotsford, BC since 2008. Originally from Seattle, Washington he holds a double BA in history and communications from Western Washington University; an MTh from Dallas Theological Seminary and a DMin from Talbot School of Theology. Prior to coming to NVCC, he taught at Pathways College in Auckland, New Zealand. He also held a Teaching Pastor position at Hope Community Church in Nelson, New Zealand. Jeff is credentialed with the British Columbia Mennonite Brethren Churches. When he is not writing sermons, he can be found lecturing for his NVCC’s Immerse Master of Divinity Program, teaching theology classes to interns and congregants, and guest speaking in both academic and church settings. He and his wife reside in Abbotsford, British Columbia with their two sons and daughter.