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Episode 117 – Learning to Forgive!

Unforgiveness is a prison in which we are our own jailer! If I want out of my prison of pain all I need to do is release the offender. Let go! Welcome to the Transformed podcast! Forgiveness involves a choice … Continue reading

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Episode 111 – Decade of Destiny!

Welcome to a very special edition of the Transformed podcast. Solomon tells us that, “Where there is no vision, the people perish!” In our episode today, Dr. Matthew Smith, lead pastor in El Segundo, California, shares from his heart the … Continue reading

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Episode 108 – Nothing is Impossible for the Love Expressing Church

Graceless moments. They have a way of sucking the life right out of us. They put the clamps on our spirits and keep us from breathing. Welcome to the Transformed podcast. In our episode today, Dr. Matthew Smith, lead pastor … Continue reading

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Episode 105 – There Are No Hopeless Causes!

  There are no hopeless causes! While some people’s problems seem so overwhelming and persistent, we learn in today’s episode that God’s redemptive power can transform them into “strong and graceful oaks for His own glory.”   In our series, … Continue reading

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Episode 104 – “We Are On a Journey to Compassion!”

  Thank you for joining us today and welcome back to the Transformed podcast. People are watching you every day – they are watching to see how you treat the wounded all around you. In our series, “Walking with the … 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

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Why Can’t We See Them?

As we walked the streets of our community this weekend giving away small bags of Valentine’s candy, my heart almost broke as I thought about all the people near our worship facility. Who are they? What’s their story? Do they … Continue reading

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Episode 099 – My Attitude: How Do I Respond to God?

As 2012 runs ahead full speed, Dr. Matthew Smith, lead pastor at Pacific Baptist Church of El Segundo, begins a 4-message series on the ABCs of Loving God. As we open Luke 10, we will look at our attitude and … Continue reading

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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

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Immigration and the Gospel (Guest Blog)

By Dr. Russell Moore The Christian response to immigrant communities in the United States cannot be “You kids get off of my lawn” in Spanish. While evangelicals, like other Americans, might disagree on the political specifics of achieving a just … Continue reading

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