Joe Jacowitz

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Joe Jacowitz

President, FirstLove Ministries

Joseph Jacowitz has been the pastor of Christ Bible Church, Pleasanton, CA, since 1990. He has a bachelor’s degree in Pastoral Theology. He and his wife Sherry have been married since 1978 and have five children and eight grandchildren. Joe is the President of FirstLove Ministries.

Mission Trips

The Person & Work of The Holy Spirit – 2024 Conference Report

This past February 23-25, 2023, many of the friends and partners of FirstLove Ministries who gathered last year at the Inaugural FirstLove Bible Conference, hosted by FBC Bagdad, came together again for the 2nd Annual FirstLove Bible Conference, with the theme: The Person & Work of The Holy Spirit.
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Mission Trip to Nepal – December 2023

Our missionary trip to Nepal in early December was truly blessed of God and bore much needed fruit. We arrived in the city of Chitwan on Friday (Dec. 1) and checked into the Rhino Hotel where wild rhinoceroses and elephants daily visited the premises. On Saturday we were dispatched to preach at various local churches […]
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2023 November Mission & Conference Report

God has been gracious to us as we traveled and ministered alongside the leadership and members of Sovereign Grace Bible Church (SGBC) in Lagos, Nigeria this past week.  The FirstLove team Joe Jacowitz, Austin Huggins, and Tom Smith arrived safely in Lagos on Tuesday morning, Oct 31.  We were picked up by the brothers of the church and […]
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Examining the New Birth – 2023 Conference Report

This year’s conference addressed the doctrine of regeneration, commonly referred to as "The New Birth.” Biblical Christians for millennia have asked of their families, friends, neighbors, and perfect strangers the all searching question, “are you Born Again?” In our day, though the phrase, “born again Christian” has become common place, and not given a second thought. We fear that this phraseology, or the doctrine of regeneration, has been absentmindedly set aside so that it doesn’t have the weight and meaning it once did....
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2019 February Mission Report

This Mission Report actually begins January 2018 (the previous year) during the G3 Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. FirstLove Publications was attending G3 for the first time as an exhibitor where Mike Reid (pastor of Grace Fellowship Church in Davenport, Iowa), approached Pastor Joe and began a conversation about mission work occurring in areas within Kenya. […]
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2018 Field Update #2

2018 Nigeria Field Report #2 November 4-6 Sunday-Tuesday Sunday’s group photo of SGBC, Lagos, with Pastor Joe and Pastor Austin. On the first Lord’s Day of the mission we celebrated the 16th Anniversary of Sovereign Grace Bible Church, Lagos. Pastor Joe gave the message on “Enduring in Ministry”. It was well received as the brethren […]
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