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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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Recently, Dr. Smith has the opportunity to speak to the youth, teens, and adults of three different churches on the topic of, “Tue Love Waits.” The event encouraged these singles to remain sexually pure until marriage. In his gregarious style, … Continue reading
Being independent is an American attribute. However, when God calls us to depend upon Him, many of us move into “refusal mode.” We think we have a better plan, a better idea, a better way. And that is where things … Continue reading
Have you ever come to an obstacle in life and decide to bail instead of press forward? Perhaps because the path grew unfamiliar and uncomfortable you chose to take the easy wrong instead of the difficult right. Going to a … Continue reading
Every living thing grows. Thus, it’s interesting that so many people today are trying to grow dead things. When we watch Jesus in the Gospels, we see Him repeatedly moving on to the next place … (now watch the subplot) … all … Continue reading
God longs for every one of us to gather together, and bring our broken hearts to Him in prayer. These encouraging words are part of today’s reminder that, “God Guides When We Pray Together!” Practical, Biblical insight marks this call … Continue reading
If you want to hear his voice, get away for the weekend. No phones, no music, no tv, etc. UNPLUG! Then go to a quiet place with a Bible and a note pad. Start by praying, “God, here I am … Continue reading
With the New Year upon us, discovering what God desires of us is essential to accomplishing His will through us in 2015. In his final message as Pastor of Pacific Baptist Church, Dr. Matthew Lee Smith helps us discover the two resources … Continue reading
For to me, to live is Christ, and to die is gain.” (Philippians 1:19–21) If we are going to be able to say and believe a statement like this – when we are imprisoned in circumstances that we do not desire – what … 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