Jeff is the director of the Archbishop Harry J. Flynn Catechetical Institute in St. Paul, MN. He is best-known as the founding host of Life on the Rock on EWTN and Morning Air™ on Relevant Radio. A popular speaker, Jeff is the creator of the Great Adventure Bible Timeline Seminar, author of My Life on the Rock, and co-editor of the Amazing Grace™ series of books.

He is recognized both nationally and internationally as an exciting public speaker 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 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 received a BA with honors in Humanities from Antioch University, Yellow Springs, Ohio and then went on to receive 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.

The story of Jeff's return to the Catholic Church is available in his autobiography, My Life on the Rock.

Jeff and his wife Emily reside in Minnesota. They have three daughters, Carly, Jacqueline, and Antonia.

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