Jeff Cavins


Jeff Cavins is recognized both nationally and internationally as a public speaker and bible teacher who has a deep love for Jesus Christ and who communicates his zeal with clarity and enthusiasm. After twelve years as a Protestant pastor, Jeff Cavins returned to the Catholic Church under the guidance of Bishop Paul Dudley. Cavins received his MA in Theology from Franciscan University of Steubenville with Catechetical Certification. Prior to that, Jeff had received Bible training from Christ for the Nations Institute, Dallas, Texas and the Institute of Ministry, Bradenton, Florida. Cavins also graduated from Brown Institute, Minneapolis, Minnesota, a school for radio and television broadcasting.For six years, Jeff produced and hosted “Life on the Rock,” a live talk show for young adults on EWTN and was the first host of Relevant Radio's live, drive-time talk show called “Morning Air”. The story of Jeff’s return to the Catholic Church is now available in his autobiography, My Life on the Rock.  Over the past several years, Cavins developed a practical and extremely useful interactive bible timeline system – The Great Adventure: A Journey through the Bible published by Ascension Press which is being used currently in parishes all across North America.  Most recently, Jeff collaborated with Dr. Edward Sri and Marcellino D'Ambrosio ("Dr Italy") to create the landmark video study on the person and work of Christ, Jesus, the Way, the Truth and the Life. Jeff and his wife Emily reside in Minnesota with their three daughters, Carly, Jacqueline, and Antonia.