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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  • God Always Has A Plan

    Contributed on Dec 31, 2020

    Even in dire circumstances and the upending of God’s good plan for the world, He has a plan, and He provides the grace that makes a way for salvation. We can be thankful for His plan and His grace (of which Jerry will expand on at the end of this month.

    God Always Has A Plan Jeffery Anselmi / General Worst Year Ever / Hope / Genesis 3:14–21 The year 2020 has not treated us well. It’s been a terrible year; what do we have to be thankful for? This four-week series explores what we as Christians can be grateful for, even in hard circumstances, more

  • Gifts Of God

    Contributed on Dec 4, 2020

    By faith, we rediscover the joy of putting trust in Jesus Christ.

    INTRODUCTION • Oh my, it is December already! • How many of you love the Christmas season? • Last week Jerry started us off on a Christmas series entitled Behold! • Today we will continue with that series as we will be spending our time together in Luke 2. • Jerry stated last week that we are more

  • Happiness Though Giving

    Contributed on Nov 20, 2020
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    Give generously to God and his purposes. We gain happiness by giving if our heart is right.

    Happiness Through Giving Jeffery Anselmi / General Be Happy / Giving / Philippians 4:10–20 Give generously to God and his purposes. We gain happiness by giving if our heart is right. INTRODUCTION • Can you believe that Thanksgiving is almost here? I must say that as with everything that takes more

  • Happiness When Times Are Tough

    Contributed on Nov 13, 2020

    When times get tough, don’t let stress create a rift between you and God or others.

    Happiness When Times Are Tough Jeffery Anselmi / General INTRODUCTION • I believe one of the most difficult times to be happy is when times are stressful and tough. • Lord knows we are going through some tough and stressful times right now, and I hope it does not get worse. • We were told we are more

  • Happiness In Purpose

    Contributed on Nov 6, 2020

    Paul made his goal to glorify God in all things, and he said he hadn’t even accomplished it yet.

    Happiness In Purpose Jeffery Anselmi / General Be Happy / Vision; Happiness / Philippians 3:12–4:1 Paul made his goal to glorify God in all things, and he said he hadn’t even accomplished it yet. INTRODUCTION • What a WEEK! WOW! • I will say two things about the events of this week. • We do get more

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