Jasen Ashdown

Executive Pastor

B.A. - Biola University

M.A. - Western Seminary


In 10 words or less...

Describe your job:

helping people connect to God and grow through music/arts


Describe a normal day:

shower. coffee. meetings. coffee. meetings. coffee. read. coffee. sleep.


Meetings, love 'em or hate 'em?

love 'em


Favorite accomplishment/project since joining staff?

developing worship leaders from within Arcade church


One thing people don't realize about staff but need to know?

we really like to eat.


Tell us a story of what you've seen God do through your ministry?

Everyone worships something and I have been blessed at Arcade to see how we as a church have been putting flesh and bones on to the words we sing on Sunday mornings to bring the kingdom of God closer and closer to our community and in our lives. 


Random Facts:

Beach or Mountains? beach

PC or Mac? Mac

Arts or Sports? Sports

Creative or Administrative? Administratively creative

Favorite coffee Roast? Peet's Major Dickason's

Favorite date spot in Sac area? Ella

Favorite Superhero? Chewebacca

In the next 5 years, i will ... Be 40

The best movie of all time is clearly... The Lord of the Rings Trilogy

Everyone should read... The Forgotten Ways by Alan Hirsch, Essentialism by Greg McKeown