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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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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
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Transformed Episode #222 – God Gives Courage!
God’s greatest desire for you is to be courageous before all humanity! Welcome to the Transformed Podcast. As we return to our series, “What a Mighty God We Serve!”, Pastor Matthew Lee Smith, explains to the people of Pacific Baptist … Continue reading
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By Dr. Matthew Lee Smith Over the course of the past 2 years I have been thinking about the alarming statistics concerning the American Church. My friend, Len Sweet, says that 75% of the churches in America are dying, 23% … Continue reading
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An Action Plan For Establishing A Small Group Ministry
Artwork Credit: ragamuffinsoul.com Many churches ask me, “How do we grow our people into deeper faith?” As the Gospels and the book of Acts demonstrate, the best way to grow your faith is to live it in community! Jesus chose … Continue reading
I’ve Been Dreaming …
by Dr. Matthew Lee Smith, PhD For the past few years I have been praying and dreaming about what a healthy church ministry would look like. At this moment, as I am between ministries and looking ahead in anticipation of … Continue reading
Teaching Those Who Are Listening – Part 4!
Feel free to forward this to a friend! “Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely.” ~ Karen Clark When you and I desire to develop Eagle Leaders, we discover that we must separate the sincere from the insincere. That … Continue reading