TLC Mission

TLC exists to train student leaders to influence their church and community for Christ.

Meet Don Jackson

Don Jackson

Don Jackson is the Director of Student Missions with Vision for Youth. His down to earth, energetic teaching and preaching style along with his passion for challenging students to pursue a vibrant life in Christ have given him the opportunity to be a return guest speaker at many venues including summer and winter camps, retreats, graduations, special events, baccalaureates, conferences and community workshops.

Prior to serving with Vision for Youth, Don loved ministering in the local church to students and their families at Calvary Baptist Church in Battle Creek, MI, where he served as Youth/Associate Pastor for twenty years. Don and his wife Julie are living life to its fullest with their two teenager daughters and energetic son.


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This past summer was my first experience with TLC.  Despite hearing about the conference from friends at BBC, I really didn’t know what to expect.  I enjoyed counseling at TLC for several reasons.  The first is that I was able to spend a lot of time getting to know the students with whom I was working.  One of the major emphases for counselors at TLC is to have meaningful conversations with the students.  I had several opportunities to have significant more

Matt Roberts, TLC Counselor


Although TLC is programmed to specifically reach high school students, I believe God worked in my life as a counselor just as much as He did in the lives of the students. I thoroughly enjoyed being able to take part in building relationships with my girls as they shared what issues and struggles they were going through. Some of the most encouraging and more

Katie Eichelberger, TLC Counselor