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Turn-Around Tuesday – Listening For His Foot Falls!

“Then one who had escaped came and told Abram the Hebrew, who was living by the oaks of Mamre the Amorite, brother of Eshcol and of Aner. These were allies of Abram. When Abram heard that his kinsman had been … Continue reading

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Hope For Today – Taking Care of Your Community

I’m Dr. Matthew Lee Smith and I want to share some Hope For Today to remind us that our community is such a HUGE mission field! Hope For Today is a part of the ministry of Eagles In Leadership. If you … Continue reading

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Transformed #306: God Gives Hope Even When We Feel Hopeless!

In the midst of our darkest hours, God is our light! In this message of encouragement and inspiration, Dr. Smith shares his own story of pain and loss through the death of his beloved wife, Melodee. As he turns our hearts … Continue reading

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Transformed #302: Taking Care of Your Community!

“Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, as it goes well with your soul.” (3 John 2, ESV) “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” (Matthew 22:39, ESV) Thriving … Continue reading

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Transformed Episode #232: Christmas Fills Us With Hope!

  The future – what are you hoping for? What do you hold onto as you walk through your every day life? Are you optimistic or pessimistic? Welcome to the Transformed Podcast. People turn toward hope as naturally as plants … Continue reading

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Transformed Episode #200: Dealing With Our Selfishness!

Welcome to this 200th transformed podcast! God longs to help us remove selfishness and its the disastrous consequences from our lives! In this clarifying message, we will discover the 6 visible characteristics that ooze from a selfish heart from the … Continue reading

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When Depression Falls On the Child of God – Part 2

Photo Credit: carroll.edu “Why am I so depressed? Why this turmoil within me?” (Psalm 43:5, HCSB) We return to the anathema subject of depression in the Christian today because the Bible addresses the reality that many suffer from it, even … Continue reading

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When Depression Falls On the Child of God

“Why am I so depressed? Why this turmoil within me?” (Psalm 42:5, HCSB) There seems to be a stigma to those Christ-followers who profess some sort of sadness of soul these days. Critics scorn them with pious platitudes like, “How … Continue reading

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The Dark Times

As I move into the third week of my unemployment from my 4-year ‘intentional interim’ pastorate, I have been blessed by many who have written messages of encouragement and prayer. Having been unemployed once before for 13 months, Melodee and … Continue reading

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