Author Archives: Pastor Jesse

About Pastor Jesse

I am someone loved by Jesus - a disciple, husband, father, pastor, and engineer. I am passionate about making deeply surrendered disciples of Jesus who are motivated and equipped to make more.

Worship Gathering This Sunday

With Jesus, what seemed ordinary is transformed.  This Sunday night, we’ll look at the story of Jesus saving a party by turning ordinary water into the finest wine. (See John 2).  With that in mind, we’ll consider the question – … Continue reading

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Retreat Report – Missional Micropost

Briefly… It was pretty special. This morning, I was reflecting on our retreat.  Often, when I am in the middle of leading something, it’s easy to not notice what’s happening. For years now, I have been praying for a movement … Continue reading

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Worship Gathering and Retreat

Quite honestly, I’m having a hard time preparing for this Sunday.  That’s because I’m really excited about the retreat the following weekend.  At the retreat, we’ll be focusing on clarifying God’s calling, both for ourselves and others.  But there is … Continue reading

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Where To From Here?

An annual reflection on our journey with God and each other. Continue reading

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Cheer Leader – Rose’s Story, Part 1

God is at work through many people on the first coast.  Tonight’s blog entry is a part of Rose’s Story.  Rose has been living missionally on the First Coast for several years and God is stirring up something new in … Continue reading

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Worship Gathering Sunday Night

The greatest privilege, I believe, is to experience and express the heart of God.  Both of these are intended to come together in prayer.  When we pray, especially when we pray in agreement and in community, we experience the heart of God as we … Continue reading

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Identity, Work, and Worship

Ah… Breathe deep one more time! At LoveFirst Coast, we cut back our ministry activities for the holidays.  It gives a little space and time to rest, reflect, and remember who we are.  When we have been busy for a … Continue reading

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