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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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January 11th: The Expansion of Our Family Lives We’re Asking God to Grow Our Families! Read: Ephesians 5:22 – 6:9 Believe: Our family relationships are the FOUNDATIONAL VIDEO of the reality of our faith. (In other words, if we cannot … Continue reading
“Life was in Him, and that life was the light of men. That light shines in the darkness, yet the darkness did not overcome it.” (John 1:4–5, HCSB) That life was the light of men. Have you ever noticed … Continue reading
Photo Credit: http://www.liesyoungwomenbelieve.com We seem to put more faith in the joy our presents will bring than in God’s presence each holiday season. I’m Dr. Matthew Lee Smith and I want to share some Hope For Today about the mercy, … Continue reading
It’s happened to you recently … you were at a temporary loss for words, not knowing how to respond. And then, seemingly our of nowhere, the ideas came, the words flowed, and the person you were speaking with was helped, … Continue reading
So many people are in pain today! Whether through sickness, selfishness, or sin many bleed within more than from without. Others have been savaged, slandered and seduced to the point where life no longer seems to hold meaning and … Continue reading
Happiness is the byproduct of worship. Welcome to the Transformed Podcast. Being in God’s presence allows one to enter into the atmosphere of heaven. Joy is the atmosphere of heaven. David boldly declares his experience in the form of … Continue reading
How do we maintain a healthy heart for God? Welcome to the Transformed podcast. Setting things straight with God is often painful at first. When we have become entwined in a way of life, extricating ourselves can be difficult. Like … Continue reading
In our recent national election in the United States, people on both sides of the political aisle were touting their candidate as the solution for what ails the country. However, as we have said before again and again, politicians … Continue reading
Welcome to the Transformed podcast. As our world grows more polarized, we see the destructive forces of anger and bitterness manifested all too often. In today’s episode, Dr. Matthew Lee Smith, Lead Pastor at Pacific Baptist Church in El … Continue reading