Click any book cover to order now!
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.
Machu & Jack
(Order them now on Amazon!)
Tag Archives: mindset
21 Days! January 8th – Our Intellectual Lives!
Our Foundation for Fasting and Prayer “Jabez called on Israel’s God: “If only you would greatly bless me and increase my territory. May your power go with me to keep me from trouble, so as not to cause me pain.” … Continue reading
Faith Filled Friday – When God Asks What Displeases Us!
“God said to Abraham, “Be not displeased because of the boy and because of your slave woman. Whatever Sarah says to you, do as she tells you, for through Isaac shall your offspring be named. And I will make a … Continue reading
Posted in faith, Faith-Filled Fridays Tagged belief, boy, confuse, confusion, crucifixion, fact, faith, father, God, harvest, heart, husband, Jesus, life, listen, lives, mindset, myth, obedience, obey, pain, pleasure, reality, redemption, right, slave, Son, spirit, spite, suffering, wife Leave a comment
Train Them Thursday – Who’s Most Important?
“John testified about Him and cried out, saying, “This was He of whom I said, ‘He who comes after me has a higher rank than I, for He existed before me.’ ”” (John 1:15, NASB95) He … has a … Continue reading
Posted in Discipleship, Train Them Thursdays (discipleship) Tagged biblical, character, child, difference, disciple, discipleship, discipling, effectiveness, God, humility, importance, Jesus, John the Baptist, malevolent, mindset, mission, parent, perspective, rank, reputation, self-importance, testimony, thinking, trait, universe Leave a comment
Transformed Episode 160 – Jesus Our Life Provider
Welcome to the Transformed podcast. So why is Jesus so important? Don’t all religions pray to the same God? Aren’t all faiths equally valid? In today’s study, Dr. Matthew Lee Smith, Lead Pastor at Pacific Baptist Church in El Segundo, … Continue reading
Posted in Transformed Tagged abundance, Christian, Christianity, disciple, eternal, fame, Intimacy, Jesus, John 10, Leadership, life, life purpose, mentor, mindset, name, Pharisee, predator, prestige, prosperity, protection, psa 23, rebellion, rejection, relationship, rescue, salvation, saved, sheep, shepherd, spiritual, Vision, willfulness Leave a comment
Episode 136 – How Do I Gain Friends and Influence Enemies?
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
Posted in Adundant Life, Transformed Tagged anticipation, attention, attitude, battle, child, Christ, Christian, disciple, draw, encouragement, Frenemies, friend, friends, humility, husband, influence, laziness, mindset, others, privilege, repel, selfishness, selflessness, spirit, thoughts Leave a comment
Episode 132 – How Do I Get the Power of God in My Daily Life?
Welcome to the Transformed podcast. We are so grateful that you have chosen to join us today. Dr. Matthew Lee Smith, Lead Pastor at Pacific Baptist Church in El Segundo, California will be talking about understanding and enjoying the abundance … Continue reading
Posted in Adundant Life, Transformed Tagged character, disobedient, evil, filling, God, God's will, gratitude, greatness, greedy, Holy Spirit, imitate, immorality, inner circle, lie, light, love, Messiah, mimic, mindset, NKJV, partner, purity, redeem, sex, sin, sing, submit, thanks, Thanksgiving, time, wisdom, wise Leave a comment