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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.

Grumblers and Faultfinders (Dec 8)

December 8 Grumblers and Faultfinders  Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 137:1-9 | Hosea 10:1-14:9 | Jude 1-25 | Proverbs 29:15-17 Today’s Scripture Focus: Jude 1-25 “These men are grumblers and faultfinders; they follow their own evil desires, they boast about themselves … Continue reading

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Forever (Dec 7)

December 7 Forever  Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 136:10-26 | Hosea 6:1-9:17 | 3 John 1-15 | Proverbs 29:12-14 Today’s Scripture Focus: Psalm 136 Give thanks to the God of heaven. His love endures forever (Psalm 136:26 NIV). Repetition can be … Continue reading

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Love and Obedience (Dec 6)

December 6 Love and Obedience  Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 136:1-9 | Hosea 4:1-5:15 | 2 John 1-13 | Proverbs 29:9-11 Today’s Scripture Focus: 2 John 1-13 “And this is love that we walk in obedience to his commands. As you … Continue reading

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Faithful to the Unfaithful (Dec 5)

December 5 Faithful to the Unfaithful  Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 135:15-21 | Hosea 1:1-3:5 | 1 John 5:1-21 | Proverbs 29:5-8 Today’s Scripture Focus: Hosea 1:1-3:5 The LORD said to me, “Go, show your love to your wife again, though … Continue reading

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You Are an Overcomer (Dec 4)

December 4 You Are an Overcomer  Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 135:8-14 | Daniel 11:36-12:13 | 1 John 4:1-21 |Proverbs 29:2-4 Today’s Scripture Focus: 1 John 4:1-21 You, dear children, are from God and have overcome them, because the one who … Continue reading

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Love in Action (Dec 3)

December 3 Love in Action  Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 135:1-7 | Dan 11:2-35 | 1 John 3:7-24 | Proverbs 29:1 Today’s Scripture Focus: 1 John 3:7-24 This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life … Continue reading

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Dearly Loved Children (Dec 2)

December 2 Dearly Loved Children  Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 134:1-3 | Dan 9:1-11:1 | 1 John 2:18-3:6 |  Proverbs 28:27-28 Today’s Scripture Focus: 1 John 2:18-3:6 How great is the love the Father has lavished on us, that we should … Continue reading

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