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Entering Into Death’s Shadow Valley is Dr. Matthew Lee Smith’s journey through the horrific process of losing his life-partner, Melodee Joy. It is meant to help others who enter this treacherous and often perilous path.
These books will help guide your daily Bible reading with insights into each passage you read.
Hope Enabler is the real-life story of one Christian parent’s struggle with a runaway child and the hope that God enabled her to have during the darkest moments of that struggle.
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by Pastor Mark Haines We welcome Pastor Mark Haines to Eagles In Leadership this week. He is a happy husband, father, grandfather and pastor living in the Great Lakes Bay Region of Michigan. You can learn more about him at his … Continue reading
Welcome back to the Transformed podcast. Thank you for joining us! Have you ever wondered what God thinks of your next-door neighbors? In our new series, “Walking with the Wounded,” Dr. Matthew Smith, lead pastor at Pacific Baptist Church of … Continue reading
By Dr. Matthew Lee Smith My phone rang yesterday afternoon. It was one of our city council members in El Segundo, California, where I recently accepted a lead pastor position. His kind words of welcome and thanks for my recent … Continue reading
Visit most any urban church in America and you will often find a small group of people rattling around in a large facility. The “glory days” for the church have passed them by and things are currently being held together … Continue reading
Welcome back to the Transformed podcast. We are honored to have Alan Hirsch with us on the podcast today! Alan is the founding Director of Forge Mission Training Network. He is the co-founder of shapevine.com an international forum for … Continue reading
It seems every time Eagles In Leadership is asked to come and help an urban church, one of the key issues strangling the life out of that faith community is their church governing structure. Notably, you will find the current … Continue reading
In today’s episode, we want to explore effective ministry in rural areas. Matt would tell you that many of the truths in this episode apply equally to urban ministry as well. Shannon O’Dell has focused on vision, attitude, leadership and … Continue reading
We are so pleased you have returned to the Transformed podcast. In today’s episode, we explore how we can recover the message and mission of Jesus, and thus, Change the World. Matt’s guest today is Mike Slaughter, lead pastor at … Continue reading
Artwork Credit: relationship-economy.com The process of transition from a sick church to a healthy church is not an easy process! And when it begins, at least 5 things are true: In Times of Transition 1) Things do not stay the … Continue reading
Artwork Credit: southsidenazarene.ca Yesterday we spoke of four common attitudes in the sick church. However, we also said that healthy churches grow, according to the New Testament: “And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, … Continue reading