Jim Jansen

James M. Jansen, M.T.S. Director Pastoral Services Archdiocese of Omaha Jim first met FOCUS as a student at Benedictine College when his college roommate invited him to join his Bible study. He served as a founding missionary for FOCUS at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1999. During his 18 years on FOCUS staff Jim has served as a missionary, team director and regional director. Jim began his work with the Archdiocese of Omaha in 2017. Captivated by the Archdiocesan vision of One Church: Encountering Jesus, Equipping Disciples and Living Mercy, Jim now leads the efforts of the Archdiocese in coaching parishes and training disciples for mission. Jim holds a master’s degree in Pastoral Theology from Ave Maria University. He and his wife Kim live in Bellevue, NE in St. Bernadette’s parish and have six children from college to pre-school.