Jesse is an elder and the Teaching Pastor at Immanuel Bible Church in Springfield, VA (in the Washington, D. C. area). Jesse is a graduate of The University of New Mexico (sociology), and The Master's Seminary (M. Div., Th'M.), where he taught Apologetics and Evangelism. Prior to coming to Immanuel, Jesse served as the Outreach Pastor at Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, CA. He has edited a number of publications including Fundamentals of the Faith, Co-editor of Evangelism in the John MacArthur Pastoral Library Series, and was a contributor to Men of the Word and Right Thinking in a World Gone Wrong. Jesse and his wife Deidre were married in 2006 and have two daughters, Madison and Savannah.