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Transformed Episode #256: The Discipline of Sharing Our Good News!
The early church was a “gospelling” band of people. They spoke the Gospel. When the believers were driven out of Jerusalem because of the persecution after Stephen’s martyrdom, they “went about preaching the word” – literally, “evangelizing or gospelling the … Continue reading
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Transformed Episode #228: Persist – When My Faith is Rewarded
Why doesn’t God answer us quickly? Isn’t He the one who told us to, “Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be full”? (John 16:24, ESV) Well, what’s wrong then? We’ve been asking and nothing’s been happening. Welcome … Continue reading
Posted in faith, Transformed Tagged assurance, concern, confidence, courage, cry out to Jesus, doubt, faith, faithlessness, favor, fear, give up, God, God's love, hope, humility, immaturity, joy, justice, love of God, persist, persistence, pray, quit, quitting, testing of faith, victory, widow, worry Leave a comment
Christmas Is Right Around the Corner!
You know, with Christmas right around the corner, you are probably doing what we, at Eagles In Leadership, are doing … planning your Christmas gift list. This year, let us suggest giving a gift that gives EVERY day of the … Continue reading
Posted in Resource Tagged bible reading, Devotional, discipleship, God's love, God's presence, love of God, maturity, presence of God, Psalms, spiritual growth Leave a comment
Transformed Episode #209: Building a Life Around God’s Heart
How do we truly orbit God’s heart? Welcome to the Transformed podcast. Worship is all about telling God how wonderful He is. Worship is not about music, it is about the heart.” Imagine the joy we bring to God when … Continue reading
Posted in Love of God, Transformed Tagged Bible, Christianity, commitment, demonstrate, dignify, express, heart of God, honor, illustrate, love of God, magnify, music, personify, praise, prayer, respect, worship, worth Leave a comment
Transformed Episode #196: Following God’s Will For Our Lives!
God loves you so much that he will lead you and guide you to an abundant life! Welcome to the transformed podcast. While many people struggle through life like the blind leading the blind, God longs to provide you with … Continue reading
Posted in Love of God, Transformed Tagged abundant life, Bible, God's will, God's Word, guide, intellignece, Leadership, lessons, love of God, map, obedience, truth, wisdom Leave a comment
Transformed Episode #190: Working With God for Future Blessings!
God Created You to Love You! While most people have heard of the God of anger and fear Him, we will walk you through the Bible and show you God’s incredible love for you! Welcome to the transformed podcast. Dr. … Continue reading
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Transformed Episode #189: Accepting the Blessings of God’s Love!
Every book of God’s Word reflects the same truth: God Created You to Love You! No matter if you have walked with God for years or are just looking into the reality of God’s love, this study will deepen your … Continue reading
Posted in Love of God, Transformed Tagged Abraham, abundance, blessing, direction, faithfulness, Isaac, Jacob, love of God, obedience, obey, promise, reliance, submission, Trust, wisdom Leave a comment
Sign Seekers and Jesus!
The true motives of our actions, like the real pipes of an organ, are usually concealed. But the gilded and hollow pretext is pompously placed in the front for show. ~ Charles Caleb Colton At the center of our … Continue reading
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Episode 103: We Are Called to Care!
Welcome back to the Transformed podcast. Thank you for joining us! Have you ever wondered what God thinks of your next-door neighbors? In our new series, “Walking with the Wounded,” Dr. Matthew Smith, lead pastor at Pacific Baptist Church of … Continue reading
Posted in Church Health, Discipleship, Missional, Multi-ethnic / Urban, Transformed, Uncategorized Tagged care, Christianity, church, compassion, God's love, love, love of Christ, love of God, Luke 10, missional, outreach Leave a comment
Serve Us or Service?
By Dr. Matthew Lee Smith As the Christmas season came to a close, I can remember how the focus for many was on themselves. They were interested in what THEY were going to get, what parties THEY were going … Continue reading
Posted in Becoming Like Jesus, christian life, Leadership Blog, Multi-ethnic / Urban Tagged Christian, homeless, love, love of God, selfishness, selflessness, service Leave a comment