Jeff Walling Bio


Jeff Walling has spent the last twenty years preaching and teaching about Jesus. His passionate style and dramatic delivery have made him a sought after speaker, lecturing to tens of thousands annually at Christian universities, evangelism seminars, and conferences worldwide. His experience as a former high school teacher, youth minister, husband, and father give his writings and lectures breadth and depth of uncommon character.
After early ministry training received from his father, also a preacher, Walling earned his Bachelor's degree from the University of California at Irvine in speech and communications with an emphasis in theatre; his graduate level work in religion has been at Pepperdine University, Malibu. Jeff served as the president and founder of Western Christian Ministries which produces inspirational video and audio series used by churches and schools nationwide.
Jeff has lived in Laguna Niguel, California, with his wife, Cathryn and their three sons, Taylor, Riley, and Spencer, where he served as the pulpit minister for the Mission Viejo Church of Christ since 1984. In June of 1997, Jeff and his family moved to Charlotte, North Carolina, to serve in a similar capacity at the Providence Road church of Christ.