State Ministry Coordinator – Jeff Nichols

Jeff was born and raised in Tupelo, MS, the youngest of five boys. He graduated from Tupelo High School in 1983, Welch College in 1987 (Bachelor’s of Science in Christian Education) and Trevecca Nazarene University in 2006 (Master in Business Science). 

Jeff and his wife, Debbie, have two daughters. Brooke is married to Barrett and has three children- Riley, Brayden and Bailey. Leslie is their youngest daughter and she works at Free Will Baptist International Missions office. 

Jeff has served on the ministry staff of Free Will Baptist churches in Oklahoma, Missouri and Tennessee. For the last 26 years he has served on staff at The Donelson Fellowship in Nashville, TN. He has served TDF in the roles of Children’s Pastor, Executive Pastor and, most recently, as Outreach  / Church Life Pastor.

He is currently the CEF of Metro Nashville Committee Chairman and is actively involved in TDF’s Good News Club at Pennington Elementary School. 

You can reach him at this email address: