Jaco Viljoen is a passionate pioneer and trailblazer that does not stand back from leading in and through challenging and new circumstances out of obedience to God his Father.

Jaco attended Bible School in 1994 and started his studies in Theology the following year.

Being a disciple of Jesus Christ he is convinced of the great commission in making disciples of all nations. To see this commission fulfilled in his area of influence is his mission. He lives with strong conviction that the gospel must be shared with the next generation. Especially children cannot miss the opportunity to hear who Jesus is and what He has done.

Being a husband to his wife, Johanessa and the father of three exuberant children, he has the privilege to lead his family in ministry along side him in the different spheres of the community.

Jaco is a founding member of Salt and Light Children’s Discipleship where he and his team reach out to children in Primary Schools for the purpose of their spiritual growth, discipleship and prayer. His family also planted a church in Paarl under the Every Nation Paarl banner.  Jaco facilitates children Leaders in Training (LIT) discipleship groups, where children are developed and mentored to be leaders and reach out to their peers with the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Being involved in his community and growing in experience to work with volunteers in different areas of ministry, he uses these skills and experiences in mobilizing volunteers and managing people to lead the Salt and Light Children’s Discipleship leadership team and board.

Current position: Executive Director  and Board Member of Salt & Light Children’s Discipleship