MAI Location: Chicago
Job Responsibility: Camp Communication Director, Fundraising Coordinator
Jeff grew up in Wheaton, IL, attended Taylor Univ. and graduated from North Central College in Naperville, IL. He taught elementary School for 10 years before attending Ravenscrest Chalet Bible School in Estes Park, CO, one of the many Torchbearers Centers worldwide. He then spent 8 years running a basketball ministry through the Torchbearer Center in Holsbybrunn, Sweden called Fackelbararna. Jeff met and married Margreet while in Sweden and their oldest son was born in Sweden. Margreet was born and grew up in IJmuiden, The Netherlands, a coastal town just west of Amsterdam. She worked in the sales department of one of the largest steel companies in Europe before heading to Bible School in Sweden. While in Sweden, they hosted six different Eagles soccer teams from both the Charlotte and Chicago offices. Since moving to the USA (2002) the Duseks have been working the the Chicago Eagles soccer ministry. Jeff works mostly with the camps, fundraising and refugee ministries while Margreet handles the camp registration and general office work. The Duseks have two boys, Wesley (2001) and Luuk (2004)
How & why did you become a MAI Missionary?
After leaving Sweden we wanted to continue in sports ministry. It was a natural fit with the Chicago Eagles ministry and using our love for the Lord with our love for sport to reach people for Christ.