Pastor Jesse Campbell

Lead Pastor at Highlands Community Church
Jesse has been married to Jessica (Jessi) since 2008. Their children are Austin Elijah, Aiden Isaiah (in heaven), Asher Noah, Asa Riley, and Autumn Grace. Jesse became the Lead Pastor of Highlands in 2018, following Pastor Jim’s retirement. Jesse teaches the Bible in a mostly expository approach that is infused with humorous personal stories, accessible intellectual demand, and deeply engaging challenge. He has taught at special events in several countries including The Moody Pastors Conference and the Northwest Ministry Conference, and preaches at LiveBible.TV.

Jesse is currently pursuing a doctorate from Southern Seminary. He earned his Master of Divinity from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and his bachelor’s degree in Percussion Performance from the Florida State University. Jesse is the author of I’m A Christian – Now What?, 365 Devos for Guys: Man Up to Your Faith, and What it Means to Be A Christian for the B&H Publishing Group. Formerly, Jesse was the Brand Manager and a contributing writer for LifeWay’s Explore the Bible. His articles have appeared in Facts & Trends, Outreach,, Boundless, and more.