Author Archives: Pastor Jesse

About Pastor Jesse

I am someone loved by Jesus - a disciple, husband, father, pastor, and engineer. God has a mission and invites us into it. I want to do my part to encourage and equip people for life on that mission!

Going to Hard Places: When You Don’t know What To Pray

As Jesus calls us to meet people in their places of deep pain, loss, and grief, as he sends us as his representatives to those places, we are confronted with some real challenges. What do we say? What can we … Continue reading

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When You Don’t Know What To Say – Isaiah 53:4-6

When faced with going to be with someone who has experienced painful loss, many people chicken out. My hope is that God will use this little message to give you courage to do some important work in his kingdom. Continue reading

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LoveFirst Coast Sunday Message

Good morning!  This morning we are turning to both Paul & Jesus to see how they prioritized what mattered to them.  How disciplined they were in sharing the Good News and staying on mission! 1 Corinthians 9:19-27; Mark 1:29-39Here are … Continue reading

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LFC Sunday Message: Rely on God and Stay Cool!

Psalm 95:6 So, “Come let us worship and bow down Let us kneel before the Lord, our God, our maker For he is our God And we are the people of his pasture And the sheep of his hand.” Good … Continue reading

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Sunday Message – Need Some Encouragment?

If you are needing some encouragement to live life on mission with others and not do it on your own, listen to today’s sermon.   “The Lord gives strength to his people; The Lord blesses his people with peace.” Psalm 29:11 … Continue reading

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LFC Sunday Message: With The Poor – Matthew 25

There is no opportunity like being with the poor! Continue reading

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Some Good News! Mark 1:15, I Thes 1:1-3

Hear the Gospel! Continue reading

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Prayer and Visioning Retreat Postponed – and Other Announcements

Delaying the Prayer and Visioning Retreat. Prayer and Fasting to Begin January 10. We’ll be posting a prayer and fasting resource here for ten days beginning Jan 10! Continue reading

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Alpha Online Coming January 26

What is Alpha? Alpha is a series of sessions exploring the basics of the Christian faith. Typically run over eleven weeks, each session looks at a different question that people can have about faith and is designed to create conversation. … Continue reading

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A Few Words for Christmas

A ministry colleague of mine, Frank Riley, wrote this reflection on the song “I Heard The Bells on Christmas Day.” A gift of hope for Christmas. Blessings and Merry Christmas! The year was 1863, a year of ongoing loss as … Continue reading

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