Entries from November 2015

Nine Traits of Church Bullies

Date November 30, 2015

by Thom Rainer Editor’s Note; Great article. Please read! First of two parts Church bullies are common in many congregations. Wreaking havoc, stirring up trouble and creating dissension, bullies typically must have an “enemy.” They aren’t happy unless they are fighting a battle. Typically, they tend to maneuver to get an official leadership position in the […]

Transformed Podcast #274: Jesus Came to Present Us With Hope! [Repost]

Date November 29, 2015

It’s Christmas – a time of hope! In today’s episode from Christmas 2007, Pastor Matt draws our attention to the “coming” or “arrival” of Jesus. The focus of the entire season is the celebration of the birth of Jesus the Christ in his First Coming, and the anticipation of the return of Christ the King […]

Studying James 5:7!

Date November 26, 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” […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

Date November 26, 2015

  From all of us at Eagles In Leadership to all of you at your home, May the love of Jesus and the fullness of the Holy Spirit surround you as you celebrate the goodness of the Almighty and Amazing God we serve! It is our joy to serve you for His sake. Matthew, Melodee, […]

Not Feeling Spiritually Full?

Date November 23, 2015

Recently one of my friends mentioned that he was not feeling spiritually full. As I thought about that, and my own journey of faith, I began to ask him some questions. Perhaps they will help you as well … * What is your habit of Bible reading – apart from study for messages? Without a […]

Listen online this morning to our radio program: Hope For Today!

Date November 22, 2015

You can listen to our radio program, “Hope for Today!” on the radio show, PRAISE IN THE PRAIRIE, hosted by Michael Powers,​ our own executive vice president of media here at Eagles In Leadership, each and every Sunday! Listen online though Sun Prairie Media around 9:30 and 11:30 am (Central) each and every Sunday! Or […]

Transformed Podcast #273: Jesus Is Enough!

Date November 22, 2015

  Is Jesus enough for you? With all that is happening around us and the increasing hostility of the world against the followers of Jesus, I would ask you again, Is Jesus enough for you? We are here to introduce you to a new message on the Transformed Podcast. It continues our recent theme of informing […]

Studying James 5:6!

Date November 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 […]

2015 Starbucks Cup Controversy

Date November 16, 2015

A pastor friend of mine asked what the ‪#‎Starbucks‬ cup controversy is all about. Here’s my response: Some judgmental church people forgot to check to see if #Starbucks cups had “Merry Christmas” on them in the recent past – Starbucks hasn’t done that in the recent past. Then they chose to judge a non-christian corporation for not […]

Transformed Podcast #272: Mighty Men and Women!

Date November 15, 2015

For the Church to survive and thrive, it will need a healthy and godly team of men and women leading it! We want to welcome you to the fifth and final installment in the “Being An Excellent Team Player” Series here on the Transformed Podcast. Every pastor knows the need to dependable, loyal, skilled, trained men […]