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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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21 Days! January 22 – Our Faith in Action Over Our Intellectual Lives!
Week 3: A Week of Faith in Action! January 22 Our Faith in Action Over Our Intellectual Lives! We Are Acting On What God Says! Read: Philippians 4:4-9 Believe: Whatever we think about will grow into our lives. In other … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – Loving Each Other!
You may have witnessed it this past Mother’s Day. Missing chairs where there should have been family members. Most of us have experienced the pain of broken relationships in our families … someone’s mad at sister Emily. That one isn’t … Continue reading
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Turn-Around Tuesday – Fear Tears Away One’s Hope
“I will take nothing but what the young men have eaten, and the share of the men who went with me. Let Aner, Eshcol, and Mamre take their share.” After these things the word of the Lord came to Abram … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – Your Words Are True!
What can we depend on today? People lie to us every day – some haphazardly, others with malicious intent. Even promises made by our politicians evaporate faster than water on a Phoenix sidewalk! I’m Dr. Matthew Lee Smith and I … Continue reading
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Transformed Episode #166 – Jesus, Our King of Kings!
Welcome to the Transformed podcast. To whom do you pledge your allegiance? Who has your heart and your total loyalty? In this final study on Jesus, Dr. Matthew Lee Smith, lead Pastor at Pacific Baptist Church in El Segundo, California … Continue reading
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Episode 151 – What’s the Big Deal About Debt?
Welcome to the Transformed podcast. Details matter! This is the whole point of the Biblical principle of “managing,” which is According to a USA Today article about debt, 78% of Baby Boomers have mortgage debt, 59% have credit card debt, … Continue reading
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Episode 150 – Does God Really Care About My Bookkeeping Skills?
Welcome to the Transformed podcast. Details matter! This is the whole point of the Biblical principle of “managing,” which is called “Stewardship” in the Bible. Stewardship is the “careful use, control and management of the possessions of … Continue reading
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