Jeff was ordained in 2004, and served as senior pastor in Blackfoot, Idaho from 2004 to 2011. Previously, Jeff was on staff at Mountain View Baptist Church in Layton, UT. At Mountain View, Jeff was involved in leadership development, mission trips to Portugal and Peru, as well leading in projects with church planting, children’s ministry and church administration. Jeff has now been the lead Pastor at Sojourn since it was first planted in 2020. Jeff lives in West Haven, Utah, with his wife Tonya. They are blessed with four children.
Erik Tisher is an elder at Sojourn Church. He professed faith in Christ as a teenager and surrendered his life to ministry as a senior in high school. Having served over 20 years in the Air Force, Erik has moved frequently and has been privileged to minister with congregations in 10 different states and three countries. He is married to Shannon, and the couple has four adult children.
Kelly Ward is an elder for Sojourn Church. He is married to his wife Angie and they live in West Haven, Utah.
Matt is an elder for Sojourn. God has put a call on his life for ministry, specifically marriages and the family. He is serving in the armed forces and throughout the journey God has been working divinely in the details. Matt is looking to attend seminary in the future and will look to be ordained in November 2022. He is the husband of Stacey and together they have 2 incredible children.
Stacey has been a member of Sojourn since 2020 and has been affirmed as the Church Clerk. She accepted Jesus at the age of 10. God has kept her on the move through 5 states where she has been able to become a member of a local church in each state and serve in various capacities. Since moving to Utah in 2019, God has used her gifts in ways He has not before. He has blossomed her administration and hospitality gifts to love and serve Sojourn. She is the wife of Matt and has 2 amazing children she has the privilege to homeschool.
Melody joined the Sojourn team in January 2022 as an intern in order to receive her last needed credit to graduate from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, which she accomplished May 2022. She is now a fulltime team member and looks forward to seeing how the Lord uses her in West Haven, Utah.