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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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Today we begin a new series entitled, Where Is God Taking Us? As Dr. Matthew Smith, lead pastor of Pacific Baptist Church in El Segundo, California, begins this series, he is sharing one of the key aspects of the vision … Continue reading
Each of us longs to know what we can do to help those we love restore their relationships with God. Nehemiah – the Old Testament hero – offers us help and hope. Dr. Matthew Smith, lead pastor at Pacific Baptist … Continue reading
In a recent article in the California Southern Baptist, Mark Kelly reported that Focus 21 Task Force Chairman E. Glen Paden, a retired pastor and president emeritus of California Baptist Foundation, said committee members agree dramatic changes are needed to … 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
Erick David Townsend of Moody Bible Institute’s radio ministry Urban Praise, interviewed Matt about his passion of Reaching Your Community in Your Generation in late May. They also talked about Matt’s involvement in the Moody Pastors Conference. Urban Praise reaches … Continue reading
Artwork Credit: chuckk.sacreddigital.com When a church recently asked me to help them “mobilize their church toward a greater involvement in evangelism” I shared with them … Six Keys to a Missional Heart Evangelism is about relationship 95% of the time. … Continue reading
Artwork Credit: networkworld.com The world around us changes approximately every 18 months! Such change brings great challenges to our mission. Eagles In Leadership has designed a weekend to help you energize your congregation or organization to fulfill the Great Commission … Continue reading
We are thrilled to welcome Drew Dyck to the Transformed podcast today! Drew Dyck is the author of Generation Ex-Christian: Why young adults are leaving the faith…and how to bring them back (Moody, 2010). Drew manages the Leader Training Team … Continue reading
How do we reach the lost all around us? Recently I was asked by a group of church leaders: “What are some ways you have helped to mobilize a church toward greater involvement in evangelism?” Here’s my answer to them, … Continue reading
We’re starting a new series this week called “It’s Time for Christmas.” I know those are words that speak panic in some of your hearts and lives. It’s about shopping. It’s about things that need to be done and haven’t … Continue reading