Entries from May 2015

Transformed Episode #253: The Discipline of Giving Up to Get Alone With God!

Date May 31, 2015

  “Fasting is giving up food or some other activity in order to devote more serious time and attention to prayer.” ~ Dan Southerland As we open this episode of the Transformed Podcast, we are here today to help you develop the spiritual growth habits you need to develop yourself into all Jesus longs for […]

Transformed Episode #252: The Discipline of Talking to God!

Date May 24, 2015

  The most practical and powerful way to get believers headed in the direction of spiritual maturity is to help them establish habits that promote spiritual growth. As we open this episode of the Transformed Podcast, we are here today to help you develop the spiritual growth habits you need to develop yourself into all […]

Do You Have the Courage to Lead?

Date May 21, 2015

Editor’s Note: Leadership is incredibly difficult. Courage is essential for great leadership. Scott Musselman’s article is a great help in reminding us of the need for true, Biblical leaders. Remember: “Haven’t I commanded you: be strong and courageous? Do not be afraid or discouraged, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”” (Joshua 1:9, […]

Studying James 4:4!

Date May 19, 2015

  Welcome to the Transformed Podcast! Dr. Matthew Smith, director of Eagles In Leadership, continues to teach verse by verse through the book of James, one verse per podcast. These studies were recorded live in his class at Bible Believers Christian College and Seminary in Hawthorne, California. The book of James has been called, “the faith explained” and […]

Transformed Episode #251: The Process of Transformation

Date May 17, 2015

  The most practical and powerful way to get believers headed in the direction of spiritual maturity is to help them establish habits that promote spiritual growth. As we open this episode of the Transformed Podcast, we are here today to help you develop the spiritual growth habits you need to develop yourself into all […]

10 Reasons Ministry Isn’t for Wimps

Date May 14, 2015

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 pastoral ministry. He finds this article accurate and sobering.  By Jared Moore The blessings of […]

Studying James 4:3!

Date May 12, 2015

  Welcome to the Transformed Podcast! Dr. Matthew Smith, director of Eagles In Leadership, continues to teach verse by verse through the book of James, one verse per podcast. These studies were recorded live in his class at Bible Believers Christian College and Seminary in Hawthorne, California. The book of James has been called, “the […]

Transformed Episode #250: The Path to Transformation – Part 1

Date May 10, 2015

  The most practical and powerful way to get believers headed in the direction of spiritual maturity is to help them establish habits that promote spiritual growth. As we open this episode of the Transformed Podcast, we are here today to help you develop the spiritual growth habits you need to develop yourself into all […]

9 Traits of Church Bullies

Date May 7, 2015

Editor’s Note: This is such an excellent article and such a pervasive problem we are republishing it here in its entirety. If you would like to refer to the original article, you can find it here.  By Thom S. Rainer Church bullies are common in many churches. They wreak havoc and create dissension. They typically […]

Studying James 4:2!

Date May 5, 2015

  Welcome to the Transformed Podcast! Dr. Matthew Smith, director of Eagles In Leadership, continues to teach verse by verse through the book of James, one verse per podcast. These studies were recorded live in his class at Bible Believers Christian College and Seminary in Hawthorne, California. The book of James has been called, “the […]