Jason Damkoehler

Executive Director/President - Precious.org


Jason and Nancy Damkoehler have been married since 1994 and are raising and homeschooling five amazing children, three boys and two adopted girls (China and Colombia), from 2 to 15 years old. As a 20-year-pastor, Jason serves as the senior pastor of Journey Family Fellowship, a growing family-integrated church he and Nancy founded in Bloomington, IL in 2005. Nearly half of the families attending Journey have adopted or foster children. Jason is also the Executive Director and President of one of Google’s highest ranking international adoption website, Precious.org, which has reached millions of people and helped more than 40,000 orphans from around the world come home to a permanent family.

As a 20-year business leader and communication professional, Jason’s career has included positions as a radio announcer and TV reporter/anchor at several radio and TV stations, senior pastor, missionary, communication and IT consultant, executive speechwriter, freelance video director, corporate video writer/producer and successful entrepreneur. Jason holds a degree from Illinois State University in a degree in Mass Communications. He studied theology at Berean University in Springfield, MO. Jason is a passionate and motivational speaker, regularly speaking nationally at adoption conferences, men’s retreats, churches, camps, homeschool events and large corporations.

Speaker Location

Bloomington, Il

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Travel Info

Jason travels with his wife Nancy and his children as often as possible.

Speaking Themes

Motivating and empowering people to move past their fears and grab ahold of God’s passion for orphans. Passionately and unapologetically challenging men to rise up and lead in the adoption revolution! Equipping people to adopt and equipping the Church to support those who do. Motivating church leaders to make adoption/orphan care a primary ministry of their church.

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