Jeff Carlson is the Church Development Director for the Indiana District of the Assemblies of God. For eleven years he and his wife Amy pastored and revitalized The Journey Church (formerly First Assembly of God) in Avon, Indiana (formerly Plainfield, Indiana). You can visit the church’s website by following this LINK. The church grew under Jeff’s leadership from 85 to more than two hundred before God called he and Amy to lead the Church Planting and Church Revitalization/Health for the Indiana district. Over the years Jeff and Amy led the church through deep DNA change, relocation, updating and building systems, developed leadership, and much more. His experiences and expertise in these areas are what this website are about. Jeff is a student of church health, leadership, and helping people discover their calling & gifts. He is a certified coach, facilitator, and consultant with Church Life Resources, LLC and works closely with the Church Life Cohorts across Indiana.
Jeff and Amy have eight children, three dogs, 25 chickens, and three goats. Jeff is a lifelong fan of the Green Bay Packers, 2016 World Champion Chicago Cubs, and all things Disney. He loves visiting old cathedrals, good cups of coffee with friends, taking mission’s trips to Europe, and advocating for adoption in all its forms (you can visit Jeff & Amy’s blog on their adoption journey by clicking HERE!!! He is always up for discussion and debate and believes we can be friends even if we disagree. Jeff’s heart is truly to help pastors and leaders follow the lead of the Holy Spirit to bring health and fresh life to the churches across Indiana and the USA.
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