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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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Week 3: A Week of Faith in Action! January 18th Our Faith In Action Over Our Family Lives! We’re Acting on What God Says! Read: Matthew 12:46-50; Luke 2:51-52; 3 John 1:3-4 Believe: Love is spelled O-B-E-Y and is seen … Continue reading
“So Isaac settled in Gerar. When the men of the place asked him about his wife, he said, “She is my sister,” for he feared to say, “My wife,” thinking, “lest the men of the place should kill me because … Continue reading
“So Joseph got up, took the Child and His mother, and came into the land of Israel. But when he heard that Archelaus was reigning over Judea in place of his father Herod, he was afraid to go there. Then … Continue reading
Often I’m asked questions about what I do to bring clarity to the Biblical teachings. For me, I follow a three-step process. Perhaps they will be helpful to you. Phase One: Search and seek. This is the discipline of entering … Continue reading
Editor’s Note: After more than three decades as a youth, mission, solo and senior pastor, Dr. Smith wanted to make sure those who are in discipleship today understand the challenges of stepping up to the accept the position and work of … 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
God’s dream for us is a dream … to become the hands and feet of Jesus in our neighborhoods: Actually knowing who our neighbors are, Sincerely caring about what happens in their lives, Immediately coming to their rescue when life … Continue reading