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Hope for Today #191: Faith Overcomes Our Doubts!
Easter Is 3 Weeks Away! 2021 is moving so fast And despite the way the world tries to keep us distracted with diasater and disease, God has given Doc and the Eagles In Leadership team the word for the New … Continue reading
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Transformed Episode #244: Focused on Accomplishing His Mission
Welcome to the Transformed Podcast. In today’s podcast, as we continue our series answering the life-changing question, “What is the Church?”, we unlock the purpose of those who call themselves “the Church.” Since the Garden Fall, God has been … Continue reading
Posted in Church Health, Transformed Tagged Christ, church, disciple, disciple making, disciple-making churches, disciples, Jesus, mission, missional, purpose, reconciled, Reconciliation Leave a comment
Transformed Podcast #186 – How Far Should We Go to Reach One More for Jesus?
Have you thought about God’s heart lately in your ministry? God’s whole thought for us is expansion! God is in the “big thinking” business! Welcome to the transformed podcast. Dr. Matthew Lee Smith, lead Pastor at Pacific Baptist Church in … Continue reading
Posted in Missional, Transformed Tagged attitude, big frog, Christ, Christianity, control, disciples, distrust, focus, forgive, God, harvest, Jesus, methods, mission, missional, release people, small pond, small thinking, training, Trust, wash feet, will of God Leave a comment
Transformed Episode #167 – Disciples of Jesus Christ!
Welcome to a brand new series on the Transformed podcast. What is the Church? In the next four studies we will discover that … The Church of Jesus Christ is filled with men and women who have left all to … Continue reading
Posted in Church Health, Transformed Tagged Christianity, church, disciple, disciples, discipleship, fish for men, Good News, invitation, Jesus, kingdom of God, Leadership, lost, membership, obedience, partnership, privilege, reproduce, rescue Leave a comment
Caring For the Sick!
Photo Credit: fvdb.wordpress.com Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if he or she were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness, and understanding you can muster, and do so with no thought of … Continue reading
Posted in Becoming Like Jesus Tagged Bible, broken, busy, care, Christ, Christian, compassion, compassionate, disciple, disciples, discipleship, faith, healing, health, heaven, hope, Jesus, needy, pain, people, pressures, problems, sick, spirit, Word of God Leave a comment
Come and View a Fisherman’s Boat From the Time of Jesus!
Photo Credit: Bettina & Dominique Zygmont. “As He got into the boat, His disciples followed Him. Suddenly, a violent storm arose on the sea, so that the boat was being swamped by the waves. But He was sleeping. So the … Continue reading
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Why [Your] Church Is In Jeopardy
Editor’s Note: Our good friend, Brandon Cox, is planting Grace Hills Church in Northwest Arkansas. As he does, his passion flows into his people and reveals his desire to stay focused on the mission of Jesus. Enjoy this reprint of … Continue reading
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Transformed! Interviews Mike Slaughter about "Change the World!"
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
Posted in Becoming Like Jesus, Book Reviews, christian life, Church Health, Discipleship, faith, God's will, Interviews, Missional, Multi-ethnic / Urban, Transformed Tagged attractional, book review, Change the World, Christian, compliance, courage, decisions, disciples, discipleship, exclusive, inclusive, Mike Slaughter, missional Leave a comment
Prioritize the Mission!
Feel free to forward this to a friend! The Sort of Men and Women the Institute Aims to Send Out: “Those having these characteristics: Thorough consecration; Intense love for souls; A good knowledge of God’s Word, and especially how to … Continue reading
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Transformed Podcast: Episode #027 – Are We Doing it God's Way?
Every new car comes with an owner’s manual. Yet, most people fail to read it and follow it’s directions. Why is that? Before we answer that, consider an even greater question. God has given us his owner’s manual for life … Continue reading