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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.

Becoming Like the One You Worship (June 19)

June 19 Becoming Like the One You Worship Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 135:15-21 | 1 Kings 20:1-21:29 | Acts 12:24-13:15| Proverbs 17:16 The idols of the nations are silver and gold, made by human hands. They have mouths, but cannot … Continue reading

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Surprise (June 18)

June 18 Surprise! Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 135:8-14 | 1 Kings 19:1-21 | Acts 12:1-23 |  Proverbs 17:14-15 Today’s Scripture Focus:  Acts 12 “Peter is standing at the door!””You’re out of your mind,” they said. When she insisted, they decided, … Continue reading

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The God Who Answers (June 17)

June 17 The God Who Answers Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 135:1-7 | 1 Kings 18:1-46 | Acts 11:1-30 | Proverbs 17:12-13 Today’s Scripture Focus:  1 Kings 18:1-46 “How long will you waver between two opinions? If the LORD is God, … Continue reading

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Always Enough (June 16)

June 16 Always Enough Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 134:1-3 | 1 Kings 15:25-17:24 | Acts 10:23b-48 | Proverbs 17:9-11 Today’s Scripture Focus:  1 Kings 15-25-17:24 “So she did as Elijah said, and she and Elijah and her son continued to … Continue reading

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Unity Brings Blessing (June 15)

June 15 Unity Brings Blessing Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 133:1-3 | 1 Kings 14:1-15:24 | Acts 10:1-23a | Proverbs 17:7-8 Today’s Scripture Focus:  Psalm 133 How good and pleasant it is when brothers live together in unity! [2] It is … Continue reading

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The Encourager (June 14)

June 14 The Encourager Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 132:13-18 | 1 Kings 12:20-13:34 | Acts 9:26-43 | Proverbs 17:6 Today’s Scripture Focus:  Acts 9:26-43 “When he came to Jerusalem, he tried to join the disciples, but they were all afraid … Continue reading

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There’s Always Hope! (June 13)

June 13 There’s Always Hope! Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 132:6-12 | 1 Kings 11:1-12:19 | Acts 9:1-25 | Proverbs 17:4-5 Today’s Scripture Focus:  Acts 9:1-25 “Lord,” Ananias answered, “I have heard many reports about this man and all the harm … Continue reading

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