Who are the Zehnders?

The husband and wife team that is passionate about making resources that daily help everyone walk with Christ.

Meet Zach Zehnder

Zach Zehnder is a devoted husband, father, author, 4th-generation pastor, and public speaker.  Zach is married to Allison and has two sons, Nathan and Brady.  He is the founder of Red Letter Living and the author of the bestselling Red Letter Challenge. Since 2018, Zach has written and co-authored 10 books that have helped people become greater followers of Jesus. Zach currently serves as Teaching Pastor at King of Kings in Omaha, NE.

One of the craziest things Zach has done in ministry is when he broke the Guinness World Record for the Longest Speech (53 hours and 18 minutes) in 2014. The event raised more than $100,000 for a local non-profit ministry.

Zach has a Masters of Divinity from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, MO.

Allison Zehnder

Allison Zehnder was raised in West Togo, Africa, as a missionary kid. Moving back to the United States, she graduated from Concordia University Wisconsin with a degree in Theology and minor in Missions and Youth Ministry. Along with Zach, she moved to Mount Dora, Florida, and served as Children’s Director for 5 years at theCross Church. She is co-author of Red Letter Challenge Kids and currently assists in other writing projects for Red Letter Challenge as well as raising their two children, Nathan and Brady.

Book Zach

Want to kick off your 40-Day Church Challenge with a bang?! Consider bringing in pastor, author, and highly sought-after public speaker, Zach Zehnder, to your church, conference, or event. Through years of creating and delivering content, you can expect Zach to utilize story, illustration, humor, and of course, Jesus, to bring about truths from the Bible that will challenge every hearer to become a greater follower of Jesus. Don’t forget you can get 25-50% of speaking fees if you purchased a Church Pack! Zach has limited availability, so fill out the form below and we will be in touch soon.

Weaving ordinary life examples with the extraordinary truth of the gospel, Zach delivers a message that both engages, and changes the audiences he encounters. Through his conversational style Zach bringings 1st century truths through 21st century examples so that you leave holding on to the truth of scripture in meaningful ways.

Matt Peeples

Founder/Director The Kairos Network