Word of Life Christian Ministries

Assistant Pastor



Called to lead, challenge and transform this generation Vance K. Jackson Jr. has a passion for imparting and investing into the lives of others. A man after God’s own Heart – a fisher of men. He frequently speaks, writes, ministers and teaches on various topics ranging from Marriage, Faith, Family, Stewardship, Leadership, Ministry and Marriage.

In addition to serving faithfully as an Assistant Pastor, on Word of Life’s Leadership Team, Vance has a passion to lead and impart beyond the walls of ministry. Called to impact and transform people and communities, Vance serves in Government for the City of Detroit, where he advises city executives, corporate leaders and global foundations on the implementation and execution of Mayoral priorities that trigger economic growth for the City of Detroit and the surrounding regions.

Prior to this role, Vance served in Corporate America for more than a decade for a major Fortune 100 Financial Institution. Additionally, Vance has served as Executive Board Member and global Board Member for several Not For Profit organizations, Global Leadership Development Organizations and Faith Based organizations throughout Michigan and the world. A graduate of the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor holding both Masters (MSW) and Bachelors Degrees. A first generation college graduate and oldest of 7, Vance has a passion to see others fulfill and live out their God Given Purpose and Call.

A mentor to many throughout Government, the Corporate Sector and the Faith Community, Vance is called to develop, lead and accelerate Kingdom leaders to impact the communities they serve. He is happily married to his beautiful wife, Nina and they enjoy traveling the world.