Entries from January 2016

Transformed #282: Winning Depends on These Strategies!

Date January 31, 2016

  Paul was clear that we were to run the spiritual race to win! But how? How to do run to win? In our New Year series, “When Sunday School Works Well!” Dr. Matthew Lee Smith explains both the principle and four key strategies form the Apostle Paul’s own words to make that happen in […]

Studying James 5:16!

Date January 28, 2016

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 […]

Hope For Today – The Danger of Drift!

Date January 25, 2016

It’s so easy to get caught up in life. We’ve talked about it before, but it bears repeating often: Life has a tendency to drag us away without our even noticing. And all too often, it’s to the detriment of our priorities. I’m Dr. Matthew Lee Smith and I want to share some Hope For […]

Transformed Podcast #281: Strategies for a Winning Sunday School!

Date January 24, 2016

If we are to truly disciple the men and women who attend our Sunday School or small groups, we will need to seek to help them “win” at the spiritual life. In our New Year series, “When Sunday School Works Well!” Dr. Matthew Lee Smith turns our attention to four Biblical targets of discipleship and […]

Studying James 5:15!

Date January 21, 2016

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 […]

Obstacles In the Established Church – A Book Review

Date January 19, 2016

A New Book by Sam S. Rainer III   Obstacles In the Established Church is that book most pastors wish they would have read years ago. Sam seeks to help those who lead the established local American Church get “unstuck” so that it can fulfill its mission. In an honest, straightforward manner, Rainer uses his […]

Hope For Today – Escaping The Griminess of Our Corrupt World!

Date January 18, 2016

Christmas seems light years ago, doesn’t it? Life waits for no one. And, as quickly as the calm and peace of Christmas came and went, the chaos and panic of the New Year has overwhelmed us again. I’m Dr. Matthew Lee Smith and I want to share some Hope For Today about escaping the griminess […]

Transformed Podcast #280: Sunday School Focuses on Spiritual Maturity!

Date January 17, 2016

Someone has described the American Church as 100 miles wide and an inch deep – ouch! Spiritual maturity is truly to be a primary goal of the Church … … and in our New Year series, “When Sunday School Works Well!” Dr. Matthew Lee Smith turns our attention to four Biblical targets of discipleship and […]

Studying James 5:14!

Date January 14, 2016

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 […]

Hope For Today – Given Everything We Need for Life and Godliness!

Date January 11, 2016

Editor’s Note: Hope for Today is a weekly message about God’s possibilities for your life by Dr. Matthew Lee Smith of Eagles In Leadership. It currently is heard on radio station, KSUN, 103.5 FM, Sun Prairie, Wisconsin on “PRAISE IN THE PRAIRIE” each Sunday and hosted by our own executive vice president of media here at EIL . Listen […]