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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.

Making Plans (May 29)

Planning is important. To fail to plan is no virtue. Yet in every plan God has the last say. He is the one who directs and establishes our steps. Continue reading

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Jesus’ Unanswered Prayer (May 28)

There are so many good agendas that seem to get in the way of Jesus’ prayer being answered. Continue reading

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Whatever (May 27)

Whatever you ask. These are among the most amazing words from the mouth of Jesus. Apparently, they are so amazing that he needed to repeat it several times to allow the profound truth to sink in. Continue reading

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Busy or Abiding? (May 26)

You were created to live a “fruitful” life. We all want that: to make a difference; to accomplish something important; to leave this life with a legacy of significance. But how do we get there? How do we live the “fruitful life”? How do we “bear much fruit”? Continue reading

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Make Your Home in Me (May 25)

Abide in his presence through prayer, abide in his word through obedience and you will find intimacy with God and the joy of his presence. Continue reading

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David Danced (May 24)

Worship is a time for celebration. It is a time for us to break out the instruments and sing with all our might. It is not a time for half-hearted singing or mumbling words. It is a time for us to enter in with all of our heart, soul, mind and strength. Continue reading

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The Humble King (May 23)

The way of greatness in the kingdom is found in the towel. It is the way of the King who humbles himself to meet the needs of the servant. It is an example he intended for us to follow. Continue reading

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