Our Team

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JEFF SMITH, LEAD PASTOR

Jeff has been the lead Pastor of Northwest Family since June of 2017. He has served in full time pastoral ministry since 1992 and loves seeing God do great things in and through people.


He has been married to the love of his life, Jenni, since 1992. They have four great kids who all love and serve Jesus.

Jeff has a relational teaching style and values authenticity and loves cheering people on in their faith.

He is an Indianapolis Colts fan and loves camping, fishing, BBQing and hanging out with Jenni.

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JENNI SMITH, SPIRITUAL LIFE PASTOR

Jenni is our Spiritual Life Pastor and gives oversight to our preschool and women’s ministries, and is part of our teaching team. Through the years she has directed church preschool/daycares, church nursery and preschool ministries, midweek girls programs, and has been a full time Children’s Pastor.

Jenni is a great wife, mom of 5 (because the son-in-law counts), a pastor, communicator, and works full time as an elementary school librarian while serving part time at the church.

Jenni loves to be sitting around a camp fire or game table with friends and family or at the dinner table hearing the chatter and banter of her loved ones.

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THERIN CABRERA, FAMILY MINISTRIES AND CREATIVE ARTS

Therin gives oversight to youth, elementary kids, worship team, tech and social media. He's also a part of the teaching team. His wife Jori and their three children are great part of the life of NWFC. Therin is a movie fan and enjoys spending time with his family and friends.

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DOUG THOMAS, SENIOR ASSOCIATE PASTOR

Doug gives oversight to street to seat, missions. discipleship, new believers and care. He's also a part of the teaching team. He and his wife Karen have been missionaries for most of their years in ministries.

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DAVID ADENT, DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

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ALICIA KOSKI, ADMINISTRATION