GOOGLE the name Jesse Manibusan to see some surprising results.
There are endless pages of websites, CD reviews, interviews, publicity, photos and personal blogs by young people who have enjoyed his workshops, concerts and youth rallies.
Jesse appears to have made his mark, bringing his unique message of Spirit, Peace And Mercy (SPAM) to countless audiences.
“Jesse has the special gift of being able to engage and reach out to any individual … either one on one at a retreat, or within a large group of young people at a youth rally, or with a crowd of 600,000 people at World Youth Day,” said Paul Skippen, who is family and youth ministry co-ordinator for the Catholic Community of North Harbour in Broken Bay diocese, near Sydney.
“It doesn’t matter how small or large the audience is. This dynamic performer will touch your heart and have you praising God with him.”
Jesse will be in Sydney from March 24-30 for a week of workshops and concerts themed Real Life! Real Power! presented by the Catholic Community of North Harbour.
Jesse refers to himself as a “Catholic lay evangelist” who uses music, comedy and stories to connect people.
“Very much in demand around the world as a motivational speaker, Jesse’s uplifting message touches all generations,” Paul said.
The American-born musician is “famous for his yellow smiley-faced T-shirt and his passion for Christ”.
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