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Refuge Church isn’t a building, it’s a group of people who have devoted themselves to let God transform them. It really is amazing what can happen when all sorts of different people come together with just one thing in common…JESUS! Jennifer and I are serving here in San Luis Obispo because we love God and we love people. Watching God change people’s lives, it doesn’t get any better than that! We hope to see you at church sometime soon!

— Pastor Jason and Jennifer

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At Refuge Church we place a high priority on the teaching of the Word of God. We believe the Spirit of God, working thru the Word of God, changes the people of God! Every weekend we’re opening the Bible together and learning from its pages in ways that speak right into our lives!

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Devotions with Pastor Jason

  • Remember this

    Isaiah 46:8-11, “Remember this, and show yourselves men; Recall to mind, O you transgressors. Remember the former things of old, For I am God, and there is no other; I am God, and there is none like Me, Declaring the end from the beginning, And from ancient times things that are not yet done, Saying, 'My counsel shall stand, And I will do all My pleasure,' Calling a bird of prey from the east, The man who executes My counsel, from a far country. Indeed I have spoken it; I will also bring it to pass. I have purposed it; I will also do it”


    As you study the Scriptures you’ll discover that God calls believers from the Old and New Testament to remember…


    To remember that God knows the end from the beginning. To remember that He is in control over all things. And to remember the work that He has already done in times past on their behalf…


    Deuteronomy 5:15, “And remember that you were a slave in the land of Egypt, and the LORD your God brought you out from there by a mighty hand and by an outstretched arm; therefore the LORD your God commanded you to keep the Sabbath day.”


    1 Chronicles 16:11-12, “Seek the LORD and His strength; Seek His face evermore! Remember His marvelous works which He has done, His wonders, and the judgments of His mouth,”


    Psalms 105:5, “Remember His marvelous works which He has done, His wonders, and the judgments of His mouth,”


    2 Timothy 2:8, “Remember that Jesus Christ, of the seed of David, was raised from the dead according to my gospel,”


    Friends, remembering God’s work, wonders, and strength in the past, strengthens our faith and encourages us to draw near and seek His face in the present. So let's do so today!

  • share this new year

    1Thessalonians 2:4, “But as we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel, even so we speak, not as pleasing men, but God who tests our hearts.”

    Paul the Apostle not only told the church in Thessalonica that they were entrusted with the gospel but so too are we who believe! As believers we’ve been called to share the Good News; to get the gospel out into the world. God entrusted not the angels in Heaven but His servants on earth to deliver the gospel of Jesus Christ.

    Jesus said in Matthew 28:19, “Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.” “Go” meaning “as you are going.” As you go to the big box store, as you to the grocery store, as you go to the post office, as you go to work, or as you go to school…wherever you are going, share the gospel!

    Now some might be called evangelists, but every believer is called to do the work of an evangelist! Paul the Apostle once wrote to his young protégé Timothy, “according to the glorious gospel of the blessed God which was committed to my trust” (1st Timothy 1:11). Paul would again write in 1st Thessalonians 2:4, “But as we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel, even so we speak, not as pleasing men, but God who tests our hearts” emphasizing this sacred trust of the gospel.

    Christian – be faithful to share the gospel that has been entrusted to you even if you don’t see people coming to Christ. How many converts did Jeremiah have? And what about Noah? He was a preacher of righteousness (2nd Peter 2:5) and he didn’t see anyone turn from sin and come to faith in God. After all those years of preaching and still no one really believed. But here’s what we need to remember – Noah was still faithful in what God had called him to do!

    Be a faithful follower of Jesus Christ! Be faithful in what God has called you to do. Be faithful to share the gospel. Be faithful as a witness of Christ as you go about your day. Be faithful in your call as a husband or wife. Be faithful to pray for your children and teach them the Word of God.

    Christian – you may never see the results of your faithfulness, but God does! You might never see the fruit but God does. So simply keep sharing, be faithful, and leave the results up to Him!