Jeffery's church

First Christian Church
Sierra Vista, Arizona 85635

About Jeffery
  • Education: 2016 of Crown College- Master's Degree (Organizational Leadership) 1998 Graduate of Central Christian College of the Bible in Moberly, MO. BA in Christian Ministries Graduated from Mexico Sr. High School (1983) Received a Technical degree in Electronics technology from Mexico Area Vocational Technical School (1982-1983) Attended Columbia College part-time 1985-1990 Attended University of Missouri, Columbia 1983 (1 Semester)
  • Experience: I worked at Square D Company from 1983-1995 in a variety of functions. While working full-time I started going to Bible College full-time. I have had part-time ministries at Newark Christian Church (Newark, MO) (8 months), Sunrise Christian Church (Mexico, MO)(3 years) In my second year at Central Christian College, I left Square D to be the full-time Minister at the Leonard Christian Church in Leonard, MO. I preached at Leonard for about 4.5 years while I finished up my degree at Central. I preached at Auburn Christian Church in Auburn, IL for six years before coming to First Christian Church in Sierra Vista, AZ in January of 2007.
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: I try to connect God with people so the messages are not fncy, but I hope practical.
  • Family: Married to wife Robyn on June 8, 1985 2 daughters- Rachel and Misty 3 Grandchildren
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Be real! be yourself.
  • Books that have had an impact: 7 Practice of Effective Ministry
  • Hobbies: Love computers, fishing, baseball, football, and watching the St. Louis Rams, Kansas City Chiefs and the St. Louis Cardinals! Playing and coaching softball with and for my youngest daughter Rachel.
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: Be sold out to Jesus
  • Something funny that happened while preaching: I fell up some stairs going to the pulpit once.
  • What I want on my tombstone: He fought the good fight and kept his eye on the prize!
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  • Wise Relationships

    Contributed on Jan 14, 2022

    Wise relationships are rooted in our relationship with God.

    INTRODUCTION • I think we all have had some close relationships throughout life. • We are often a product of our relationships, whether good or bad. • Some of those relationships were good for us, and some of them were toxic, while others were fun, but we seemed to find ourselves in trouble quite more

  • The Well-Ordered Life.

    Contributed on Dec 23, 2021

    A well-ordered life will bring contentment.

    The Well-Ordered Life Jeffery Anselmi / General The Book of Proverbs- The Ways of The Wise / Discipline; New Perspective / Proverbs 3:1–2; Proverbs 30:7–9 INTRODUCTION • At times, life can be complicated and confusing. • There are so many choices in life, and to make things more complicated, not more

  • Good News For All Creation!

    Contributed on Dec 17, 2021

    The birth of Jesus shows the cosmic scope of God’s salvation plan; even heaven was excited about Jesus’s birth.

    Good News For All Creation Jeffery Anselmi / General The Characters of Christmas / Christmas / Luke 2:8–20 Big Idea: The birth of Jesus shows the cosmic scope of God’s salvation plan; even heaven was excited about Jesus’s birth INTRODUCTION • Christmas is upon us! • It seems like we just more

  • Good News For The Outcasts

    Contributed on Dec 10, 2021

    God uses outcasts to announce Jesus's birth.

    Good News for The Outcasts Jeffery Anselmi / General Characters of Christmas / Birth of Jesus; Shepherds at Birth of Christ / Luke 2:8–20 INTRODUCTION • Do you remember when you had a child, or when you got married or graduated from High School or College? • What do we usually do when a more

  • Good News For The Weak

    Contributed on Dec 3, 2021

    God uses the weak to shame the strong; he does this by choosing the young Mary for the important task of bearing his Son.

    INTRODUCTION • Over the next three weeks, we will look at different characters in the Christmas story to see how the birth of Jesus was good news of great joy for all of them, a poor young couple like Joseph and Mary, the marginalized shepherds, or even cosmic beings (angels). • We tend to focus on more

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