Entries from September 2010

Help! Our Community Is Changing! (Part 1)

Date September 27, 2010

by Dr. Matthew Lee Smith   (c) 1999 With tears in my eyes, I realized God had accomplished what He had set out to do among us. Our church now looked like our urban community, over 90% Hispanic. We had intentionally followed what now was a very clear road map. It had not been easy, nor […]

What Do Those Without Faith Do in Times Like These?

Date September 20, 2010

Recession – layoffs – tightening budgets. All three of these are now very familiar at the Smith home. As I enter my seven-month without a full-time paycheck, I stopped this past week to reflect on the bounty and reality of God’s presence in our lives. Since I am a career pastor, I am not eligible […]

EIL Interviews Dave Ferguson on 'Exponential'

Date September 15, 2010

We are thrilled to welcome Dave Ferguson back to the Transformed podcast today! Dave and his brother Jon have written a new book entitled, Exponential – How you and your friends can start a missional movement.” We, at Eagles In Leadership, believe this book is a ‘game changer’ for the church and its accomplishment of […]

Steve Reynolds Talks About a 'Bod4God'!

Date September 1, 2010

What a joy to welcome Steve Reynolds to the podcast today. Steve has served as the senior pastor of Capital Baptist Church in Annandale, Virgina sine 1982. He launched a weight-loss campaign in his church and community after he lost more than 100 pounds. Steve had been overweight all his life. In fact, he weighed […]