College Athletics Pastor Jeff Curtis

Jeff Curtis

College Athletics Pastor

Jeff Curtis joined Salem as a Pastoral Apprentice in 2010 while pursuing a master’s degree in Biblical studies from Reformed Theological Seminary (Orlando, FL).  After graduating in 2016, Jeff became the College Athletics Pastor which focuses on ministering to athletes at the local campuses. 

Jeff grew up just north of Minneapolis until attending North Dakota State University in 2005.  He graduated in 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in Management Communications and a minor in Child Development.  While attending NDSU, he was actively involved with CRU and was also the long snapper for the Bison football team.  The football team was a major ministry ground for Jeff and he still maintains contact with the team by speaking at many of the game-day chapels.   

Having personally experienced the opportunities and struggles associated with being a Christian athlete in college, Jeff is passionate about supporting and encouraging other college athletes with the Gospel message.  

Along with being a pastor at Salem, he is also on staff with Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA).  His desire is to see many more student athletes experience Christ in college and begin that great transformation (Romans 12).

He and his wife Breanna were married in May of 2011.  They love watching movies, playing board games, working out, and finding any reason to go to a Bison game.  They are really excited to take time to invest in people’s lives and grow closer to God.

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