Dr. Jeff Stark has served as the Executive Director of Reach77 since May 2020. Throughout the last 20 years, Jeff has served as a pastor, leadership coach, church planting catalyst, writer, speaker, missional theologian, and most recently professor. Alongside serving as Executive Director, Jeff serves as an Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Theological Leadership at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Illinois. Teaching in both the undergraduate and graduate department, Jeff teaches extensively within the field of the convergence of religion and culture, covering topics (to include but not limited to): Missional Theology, Racial Reconciliation, Biblical Justice, Peace Studies, and Church Planting. Jeff seeks to align the call of the church to the contextual needs of a local community, giving rise to creative opportunities for redemptive work and faithful witness to the Kingdom of God. Dr. Stark resides in the heart of Chicago with his wife Angela.