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Jeff McCrory

Sr. Spiritual Director

Knoxville, TN

Jeff is a Presbyterian pastor with over forty-years experience in churches and seminaries. Jeff has served churches in California, Colorado, Washington DC, and now in Tennessee. Originally from East Tennessee, Jeff migrated West working with the Young Life organization.

Following his trek West, Jeff graduated from Fuller Theological Seminary with an M.Div. and then did an additional M.A. and Ph.D in Old Testament Studies at Claremont Graduate School.

His current specialty is Spiritual Direction and the Psalms. Since then, Jeff has kept one foot in the seminary teaching world and one in the pastorate.

Besides pastoring and teaching, Jeff is an avid acoustic musician, leading worship, playing in Blue Grass, Swing, and Roots Rock and Roll bands. Jeff is married to Barbara, who is also involved with Soul Shepherding. They have two children and three grandchildren.

You can contact Jeff at jeff.mccroryjr@gmail.com.


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Master of Divinity
  • Master in Ancient Near Eastern Studies
  • Certificate in Spiritual Direction

Work Experience

Types of Care

Soul Shepherding