Jeff Gonzalez was born in New Jersey and raised in Southern California. At the age of 19, he joined the U.S. Marine Corps. Although he believed in God... Read more for his entire childhood, Jeff truly gave his life to Christ while in the Marines. While raising a family and deploying to combat zones, he pursued a degree in Domestic Security Management at National University and is currently pursuing a Masters in Divinity from Golden Gate Theological Baptist Seminary. God called Jeff to ministry as a volunteer at Saddleback San Clemente. He continued pursuing this calling to full-time ministry over several years as the Outreach Pastor at Southwest Church in Indian Wells, California. He loves hiking in the mountains, going to the beach with his family, and cheering on the LA Dodgers and the New York Jets. Jeff and his wife, Christine, have been married since 2004 and have four incredible children: RJ, Lexi, Zack, and Michael.
Welcome to Saddleback
We are one church in many locations. Saddleback is a place where you’ll meet new friends, discover your life’s purpose, and learn how to live a life that has lasting impact. Life isn’t meant to be lived alone, so connect with our Saddleback family today! Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.