Entries from February 2009

A Part of the Family!

Date February 24, 2009

Feel free to forward this to a friend! “For whoever does the will of God is My brother and My sister and mother.” ~ Jesus Family is the cradle of our hopes and dreams, the support for our hurts and failures. With age, our parents depart and we feel alone without them. Just their presence […]

Transformed Episode #058 – The Trust Test: 2

Date February 21, 2009

Trusting God is a process of removing our self-dependence. When we desire to trust God more, he initiates an amazing transformation, a ‘purging process’ which Pastor Jim Cymbala describes in his book, “Break Through Prayer” … “This purging process rids us of self-dependence so that our faith can remain solely in God. It refines us […]

Sign Seekers!

Date February 17, 2009

Feel free to forward this to a friend! “Doubt is the gangrene of the soul.” ~ In His Image We seem to be surrounded by skeptics and doubters these days! But that has always been the case. Many desire no one to give them wisdom or provide them direction in life. Their banner call is […]

Transformed Episode #057 – The Trust Test: Part 1

Date February 14, 2009

“Fighting for your time, your place, your voice, or your importance will always hinder your effectiveness in the great house of God. If you are faithful with what belongs to somebody else, God will give you’re your own. The testing ground is when you are being a loyal steward over what belongs to someone else. […]

Conflict and Accusation!

Date February 10, 2009

Feel free to forward this to a friend! “To be confident is to act in faith.” ~ Bernard Bynion If you have attempted anything in ministry, you know all about conflict! It seems like the greatest obstacle to forward movement is the possibility of change. When we try to do something for the glory of […]

Transformed Episode #056 – Trust: The Key to Successful Living

Date February 7, 2009

Jerry Bridges reminds us, “Trust is not a passive state of mind. It is a vigorous act of the soul by which we choose to lay hold of the promises of God and cling to them despite the fear that at times seeks to overwhelm us.” Continuing our 4-part series entitled ‘The Trust Test’, Dr. […]

Transformed Enhanced Episode #055 – Trusting God in Turbulent Times

Date February 7, 2009

This is a special iTunes/iPod ENHANCED podcast. This podcast contains the PowerPoint slides that Pastor Matt uses during his sermons so you can follow along in iTunes or with your iPod. You can subscribe to this podcast by clicking here or you can subscribe via iTunes. Foreclosures, bankruptcies, and dwindling retirement accounts seem to be […]

Special Conference Discount for Our Pastor Friends!

Date February 5, 2009

We have an exciting offer from Moody Bible Institute’s Pastors Conference and Eagles in Leadership. As a friend of Eagles in Leadership, Tommy Lee, Special Assistant to the President has increased his original generous offer! Now … Save $50 on conference registration! As you know, Moody Pastors Conference will be May 18-21, 2009 in Chicago […]

Leaders and Their Followers!

Date February 3, 2009

Feel free to forward this to a friend! “A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be.” ~ Roselyn Carter My friend, John Maxwell, often reminds us that if you want to test your leadership, just turn around and […]

Transformed Enhanced Episode #054 – Accomplishing Your Mission … No Matter What

Date February 1, 2009

Welcome to our new iTunes/iPod ENHANCED podcast. This podcast contains the PowerPoint slides that Pastor Matt uses during his sermons so you can follow along in iTunes or with your iPod. If you have any questions about how this works please email us at transformedpodcast-at-gmail.com There is a poem that reads … “When you enter […]