Consider what it means to think differently rather than “trying harder” with reflections from Matthew 5:38-42 and John 20:21-22 plus personal narrative. His daughter, Grace, responds with an original song following the message.
Jess Engle is married to Naomi and together they have 3 daughters – Anna, an EMU grad teaching in Japan; Grace, a senior at EMU; and Marie, a freshman voice major at Northwestern University near Chicago, IL.
Jess taught elementary school for 11 years – 3 years in Luray, VA. He and Naomi graduated from Eastern Mennonite Seminary in 2002. They pastored together at Aurora Mennonite Church in eastern Ohio for 7 years and have pastored at West Clinton Mennonite in western Ohio the last 3 years.
Jess loves encouraging young people, sports, exercise, reading fiction.