Jeanne Stevens

Author, Speaker, Pastor


Jeanne Stevens is one of the lead pastors of Soul City Church in Chicago’s dynamic West Loop neighborhood, which she and her husband, Jarrett, started in 2010. Jeanne has had the opportunity to teach, pastor and speak in to the lives of thousands of people across the U.S. and around the world. Her passion to develop leaders, to encourage people to live from the fullest part of themselves and to live boldly give her a unique voice of hope and challenge.

Jeanne is the author of Soul School, the devotionals Everyday Brave and Grit & Grace, and a contributor to the Bible Study and DVD Series “Twelve Women of the Bible” as well as “Real Women, Real Faith.” In addition to pastoring Soul City Church, Jeanne finds great joy in being a wife to Jarrett of 17 years, and a mom to her son, Elijah, and daughter, Gigi.

Speaking in 2019

  • Senior Leaders Conference 5/1

    Orange Conference, Atlanta

  • Alpha International Conference 5/6 - 5/7


  • FILO 5/21 - 5/22
  • Soul City Church 6/2
  • Soul City Church 6/16
  • Soul City Church 6/30
  • Exponential Conference 11/6



Grit & Grace
Everyday Brave


Are you looking for inspiration for your spiritual life? Read Jeanne’s latest articles to sharpen your heart and mind.  

Holding Space

Let’s Be Friends Who Hold Space

I recently led my team at Soul City in an exercise where we looked at this question: How do we learn to identify what is really going on beneath the surface, and how do we walk with others when they are facing any kind of tension in life?

My Word For 2019

I love the start of each new year. It feels so fresh. A blank slate. New goals, refreshed ambitions, a healthy, focused mindset.

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