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Jonathan Haefs

Jonathan Haefs is the lead pastor of Shades Valley Community Church (EFCA) in Homewood, Alabama, where he has served since February 2012. He is a graduate of Liberty University, Beeson Divinity School, and is pursuing a Ph.D. through Southern Seminary. Jonathan has been married to Holly for 14 years, and they have five children: Charis, Levi, Talitha, Asher and Solomon. You can find him reading theology of Tolkien, playing with his kiddos or cheering on the Atlanta Braves.