Jeff Tunnell

Jeff Tunnell is Pastor Emeritus at Big Bear Christian Center, a cell church located in a mountain community of 5700 (24 000 in the surrounding area). I’ve heard people say that cell ministry works only in bustling urban environments, but Big Bear Christian Center (BBCC) finds itself in just the opposite environment, yet God is doing great things through the cell ministry. From 1990-2000 Tunnell patiently steered the church through transition to the cell-driven strategy, adapting cell principles to fit the context of Big Bear City. In 2013 he completed a 3-year pastoral leadership transition by setting in Rob Hastings as the Lead Pastor.