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About pastorjeffsneighborhood

Born and raised in Minnesota, I have served in churches in Minnesota, Ohio, Oregon and California. I am a graduate of Crown College (MN) and George Fox Evangelical Seminary (OR). I have also done additional graduate studies in New Testament Studies at the Center for Advanced Theological Studies at Fuller Theological Seminary (CA). I am also a graduate of the College of Prayer. Having served as the Academic Dean and Program Director at Horizon Institute of Los Angeles for several years, I have returned to the pastorate and serve as Pastor of Big Trees Community Bible Church in Arnold, CA.

Never Ending Encouragement (Oct 14)

October 14 Never Ending Encouragement Today’s Scripture Readings Psalms 115:14-18 | Jeremiah 23:21-25:38 | 2 Thessalonians 2:1-17 | Proverbs 25:15 Today’s Scripture Focus: 2 Thessalonians 2 “May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and … Continue reading

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Beyond Good Intentions (Oct 13)

October 13 Beyond Good Intentions Today’s Scripture Readings Psalm 115:9-13 | Jeremiah 22:1-23:20 | 2 Thessalonians 1:1-12 | Proverbs 25:11-14 Today’s Scripture Focus: 2 Thessalonians 1 “We constantly pray for you, that our God may count you worthy of his … Continue reading

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Always (Oct 12)

October 12 Always Today’s Scripture Readings Psalms 115:1-8 | Jeremiah 19:1-21:14 | 1 Thessalonians 5:4-28 | Proverbs 25:8-10 Today’s Scripture Focus: 1 Thessalonians 5 Be joyful always; [17] pray continually; [18] give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s … Continue reading

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Clay in the Hands of the Potter (Oct 11)

October 11 Clay in the Hands of the Potter  Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalms 114:1-8 | Jeremiah 16:16-18:23 | 1 Thessalonians 4:1-5:3 | Proverbs 25:6-7 Today’s Scripture Focus: Jeremiah 16-18 “So I went down to the potter’s house; and I saw … Continue reading

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What a Blessing! (Oct 10)

October 10 What a Blessing! Today’s Scripture Readings Psalms 113:1-9 | Jeremiah 14:11—16:15 | 1 Thessalonians 2:10-3:13 | Proverbs 25:1-5 Today’s Scripture Focus: I Thessalonians 2;10-3:13 “May the Lord make your love increase and overflow for each other and for … Continue reading

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Real Faith Means Hard Work (Oct 9)

October 9 Real Faith Means Hard Work Today’s Scripture Readings Psalms 112:1-10 | Jeremiah 12:1-14:10 | 1 Thessalonians 1:1-2:9 | Proverbs 24:30-34 Today’s Scripture Focus: 1 Thessalonians 1:1 – 2:9 “We continually remember before our God and Father your work … Continue reading

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Scarecrows in a Melon Patch (Oct 8)

Oct 8 Scarecrows in a Melon Patch  Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalms 111:1-10 | Jeremiah 10:1-11:23 | Colossians 3:18-4:18 | Proverbs 24:28-29 Today’s Scripture Focus: Jeremiah 10:1-11:23 Like a scarecrow in a melon patch, their idols cannot speak; they must be … Continue reading

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