Joe Jansen serves as the United States Ministry Director for Elim Fellowship where he travels extensively in the US and internationally coaching, consulting and motivating people to live to their fullest potential. Joe has a heart to see people discover and grow into their maximum potential and life purpose. Through a motivational and humorous speaking style, he challenges audiences to embrace this principle of personal transformation. Refusing, however, to limit his passion for transformation to four walls, he extends this vision into the surrounding community. As a pastor of New Life Church in Upstate New York for 18 years, he challenged denominational and cultural boundaries in the Mohawk Valley and Utica region. He actively served on numerous business committees, religious boards, and non-profit agencies, and he spearheaded the development of a thriving church-run food pantry and community outreach center. In all of these activities, Joe offered principled, experience-centered advice and leadership that made him a sought-after voice in the community. Joe has been married to Joann for since 1983 and they have 3 grown children and 3 grandchildren. Suggested Topics: Coaching, Personal Transformation, Vision, Reaching Your Potential/Life Purpose, Growing Your Church.