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!

LoveFirst Coast Monthly Message

What is good news to you? What brings you great joy? These are really important questions for every follower of Jesus to be able to answer – because Jesus has told us we’ll be his witnesses. Even better is a … Continue reading

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About the People To Whom Jesus Sends You – LFC Sunday Message

Jesus is the Good Shepherd – and we are his flock! And yet Jesus wants to extend his shepherding work through us. About the part of his flock under your care, here are some questions to ask: What would the … Continue reading

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Prayer and Visioning Retreat May 7-8

We’re going to try again! This time, we think it will fly!!!  1) What is it? LoveFirst Coast Prayer and Visioning Retreat – at Nicholl’s barn – May 7-8 – What is God saying to us? How is God calling … Continue reading

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LFC Sunday Message April 11

Here’s a little story about catching fish, breakfast on the beach, and an encounter that can changed history! It helps us know that when we follow Jesus, there’s no reason to think that our failures are final or that our … Continue reading

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Easter Message – Fearfully Amazed – Mark 16:1-8

Happy Easter! How should we respond when God breaks through all the obstacles and reveals the good news that Jesus Christ is risen? We can learn a bit about that from the ones who first experienced that at an empty … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday Message: Taking Kingdom Action and Facing Resistance – Matthew 21:12-17

This Friday is Good Friday. We are returning to a wonderful tradition that helps us get our hearts ready for Easter – and you are invited! We will gather at Mickler’s Landing before sunrise. (Bring your own breakfast this year.) … Continue reading

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The Good News Kingdom – Matthew 4:17-25

2 Quick Announcements: Annual Meeting March 21 at 2:00pm on Zoom. Send a request if you’d like a link. Also, Good Friday – April 2 – Worship gathering at Mickler’s Beach before sunrise at 7:13. LFC Sunday Message: How did … Continue reading

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Jesus and Distractions: Mark 10:46-63 – Sunday Message

Learn from Jesus how to live like Jesus would if he as in your shoes. Continue reading

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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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