Entries from August 2012

8 Focal Points of Being On Mission

Date August 29, 2012

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 falls apart all around them. In the book of Acts, the original Spiritual First Responders […]

Come and Visit Jesus Boyhood Home of Nazareth!

Date August 28, 2012

“After Herod died, an angel of the Lord suddenly appeared in a dream to Joseph in Egypt, saying, “Get up! Take the child and His mother and go to the land of Israel, because those who sought the child’s life are dead.” So he got up, took the child and His mother, and entered the […]

Episode 122 – Spiritual First Responders Invest and Sacrifice Your Life in Others!

Date August 27, 2012

We are glad to welcome you back to another edition of the Transformed podcast. We continue our series entitled, Where Is God Taking Us? today. God is launching the men and women of Pacific Baptist Church into their neighborhoods as care givers – Spiritual First Responders who actually care for the well being of the […]

Transformed Interviews Wayne Elsey – Almost Isn't Good Enough!

Date August 23, 2012

We are thrilled to share with you our interview with Wayne Elsey, author of the amazing book,  Almost Isn’t Good Enough.  Almost Isn’t Good Enough  is call to live out the compassion of Jesus’ heart in a world of suffering and hopelessness. A man who decided one day to make a difference globally writes about […]

Imitating God’s 6 Actions With a Lost Sheep!

Date August 22, 2012

Have you ever lost your keys? Does it drive you as crazy as it used to drive me? You know how it is – you turn the house upside down. In the couch, throwing cushions, looking everywhere – frantic to find those keys! Why? Because they are important! So what do we do as Spiritual […]

Come and See Where Jesus Healed the Demon-Possessed Man!

Date August 21, 2012

“When He had come to the other side, to the region of the Gadarenes, two demon-possessed men met Him as they came out of the tombs. They were so violent that no one could pass that way. Suddenly they shouted, “What do You have to do with us, Son of God? Have You come here […]

6 Ways Love Responds to Another’s Cry!

Date August 15, 2012

When we consider the enormity of Jesus command in the Great Commission, we are staggered by it: “Therefore, go and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Teach these new disciples to obey all the commands I have given you. And […]

Come and See the Apostle Peter’s House!

Date August 14, 2012

“When Jesus went into Peter’s house, He saw his mother-in-law lying in bed with a fever. So He touched her hand, and the fever left her. Then she got up and began to serve Him. When evening came, they brought to Him many who were demon-possessed. He drove out the spirits with a word and […]

Episode 121 – Spiritual First Responders Face Incredible Challenges With Courage

Date August 9, 2012

Today we begin a new series entitled, Where Is God Taking Us? As Dr. Matthew Smith, lead pastor of Pacific Baptist Church in El Segundo, California, begins this series, he is sharing one of the key aspects of the vision God has given to the church. God is launching the men and women of Pacific […]

Love Your Neighbor As Yourself

Date August 8, 2012

Today I want to make a confession. Today I want to tell you the one command of God I neglect to obey the most. Would you like to hear what it is? “Love your neighbor as yourself.” (Matthew 22:39) You see, I simply have chosen to ignore my neighbors almost all of my Christian life. […]