Our Mission

Our mission is to proclaim the good news of Jesus Christ, nurture the spiritual growth of our members, assist the less fortunate, and teach principles of healthy and positive living.

What We Believe

We believe there is one faith. We believe all the 44,000+ Christian denominations and church groups are all worshiping the same God. There is no need to get caught up in fighting with each other over non-essential teachings. We believe in Jesus. Learn more about our beliefs.

Our Ministry Leaders

Dirk Anderson
Dirk AndersonLead Pastor
Pastor Anderson planted this church 11 years ago because he wanted a Sabbath fellowship that was all about Jesus. Pastor Anderson is the author of six books and has his Master’s Degree in Apologetics from Liberty University.
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Marina Anderson
Marina AndersonChildren's Director
Marina, pastor Anderson’s wife, worked with Pastor Anderson to plant the church in Jacksonville. Marina has a passion for sharing Jesus with children. She makes sure they have fun while learning the moral principles of the Bible.
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John Alexander
John AlexanderMinister
Minister John joined the Jacksonville Church of God in 2012. He brings a lifetime of experience in shepherding churches and teaching the Word of God. He is the author of a book about the Bible entitled “The Textbook”.
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Being a Christian is more than just an instantaneous conversion – it is a daily process whereby you grow to be more and more like Christ.

Billy Graham

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.

C. S. Lewis

I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me

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