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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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When Jesus called His disciples together and shared His heart and passion with them, He reminded them life was all about the mission! We call it the “Great Commission.” God longs to bring His lost children home, thus the Great … Continue reading
Welcome to the Transformed podcast. In a day when people say they don’t need “organized religion,” our final study today shows us that the true disciple of Jesus simply cannot exist apart from the support group God has given them: … Continue reading
Welcome to the Transformed podcast. The Church of Jesus understands these are our “last days.” In our final study on the Church, Dr. Matthew Lee Smith, lead Pastor at Pacific Baptist Church in El Segundo, California shows us that the … Continue reading
Welcome to the Transformed podcast. What is life all about? Is it just random events and chaos or is there a plan? If there is a plan, who is the Planner? In today’s study, Dr. Matthew Lee Smith, lead Pastor … Continue reading
But what is eternal life? Is it eternal self-esteem? Is it a heaven full of mirrors? Or snowboards, or gold links, or black-eyed virgins? No. Jesus tells us exactly what he meant: “And this is eternal life, that they know … Continue reading
Photo Credit: slicedbreadmag.com Saving faith is the cry of a new creature in Christ. And the newness of the new creature is that it has a new taste. What was once distasteful or bland is now craved. Christ himself has … Continue reading
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
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
Artwork courtesy of neropta.com Leaders must develop a philosophy toward rewards that is incredibly simple: Reward performance and only performance. ~ Neil H. Snyder and Angela P. Clontz Rewards. Most “Christians” have a great suspicion when anyone starts talking … Continue reading