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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.

Time to Celebrate (Aug 17)

August 17 Time to Celebrate  Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalms 89:14-37 | Nehemiah 12:27-13:31 | 1 Cor. 11:3-16 | Proverbs 21:17-18 Today’s Scripture Focus: Nehemiah 12:27-13:31 “The singers, directed by Jezrahiah, made the rafters ring.  That day they offered great sacrifices, … Continue reading

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I Could Sing of Your Love Forever (Aug 16)

August 16 I Could Sing of Your Love Forever  Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalms 89:1-13 | Nehemiah 11:1-12:26 | 1 Cor. 10:14-11:2 | Proverbs 21:14-16 Today’s Scripture Focus: Psalm 89:1-13 I will sing of the Lord’s great love forever; with my … Continue reading

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All Things to All People (Aug 15)

Aug 15 All Things to All People Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalms 88:8-18 | Nehemiah 9:22-10:39 | I Cor. 9:19-10:13 | Proverbs 21:13 Today’s Scripture Focus: 1 Corinthians 9:19-10:13 To the Jews I became like a Jew, to win the Jews. … Continue reading

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Strengthened by Joy (Aug 14)

August 14 Strengthened by Joy  Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalms 88:1-7 | Nehemiah 7:61-9:21 | 1 Corinthians 9:1-18 | Proverbs 21:11-12 Today’s Scripture Focus: Nehemiah 7:61 — 9:21 “For the joy of the Lord is your strength” (Nehemiah 8:10 NIV). “And … Continue reading

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Building Up or Tearing Down? (Aug 13)

August 13 Building Up or Tearing Down? Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 87:1-7 | Nehemiah 5:14 — 7:6 | 1 Corinthians 8:1-13 | Proverbs 21:8-10 Today’s Scripture Focus: Nehemiah 5:14- 7:60  “I am carrying on a great project and cannot go … Continue reading

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Bending God’s Ear (Aug 12)

August 12 Bending God’s Ear  Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 86:8-17 | Nehemiah 3:15-5:13 | 1 Cor. 7:25-40 | Proverbs 21:5-7 Today’s Scripture Focus: Psalm 86 “Bend an ear, God; answer me” (Psalm 86:1 The Message). “Teach me, your way O … Continue reading

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Constructive Praying (Aug 11)

August 11 Constructive Praying  Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalms 86:1-7 | Nehemiah 1:1 — 3:14 | 1 Corinthians 7:1-24 | Proverbs 21: 1-2 Today’s Scripture Focus: Nehemiah 1-3 “O Lord, let your ear be attentive to the prayer of this your … Continue reading

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