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Jeff Dunn-Rankin

Faculty, Innovation Coach, & Ministry Architect
Jeff Dunn-Rankin is the director of family ministry at Christ United Methodist Church in Venice, Florida, where he also served as the youth director for 16 years. He has consulted with large and small youth and children's ministries from California to Florida. Dunn-Rankin has co-written three books with Mark DeVries: Before You Hire a Youth Pastor; The Indispensable Youth Pastor; and Training on the Go (Volume 2) (Group Publishing). Before beginning church ministry, Dunn-Rankin was managing editor of the Charlotte Sun newspaper. He is a graduate of the Sewanee: The University of the South, and has a master’s in business administration from Vanderbilt University. He lives in Venice, Florida with his wife Mary Lou, and they have two grown children.