Entries from February 2016

Transformed #286: What Makes a Great Coach?

Date February 28, 2016

Craig Groeschel reminds us that, “successful people do consistently what normal people do occasionally.” When it comes to Sunday School, nothing could be closer to the truth! As we wrap up our New Year series, “When Sunday School Works Well!” Dr. Matthew Lee Smith reminds us that great disciplers, great Sunday School teachers, great small […]

Studying James 5:20!

Date February 25, 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 […]

The Hard Hearted Refuse to Honor Their Commitments!

Date February 23, 2016

Some thoughts from Exodus 8:28-32 (ESV) The hard-heartedness of Pharaoh refused to honor His own agreements despite the Lord’s follow through in keeping His side of the agreement. Pharaoh calls for prayer, saying plead for me as he verbally gives in to the Lord’s demand to, “Let my people go, that they may serve me.” […]

Hope For Today – Only You Can Help Us Lord!

Date February 22, 2016

Photo Credit: www.clearlakechurch.com What do you do when your enemies surround you on every side and defeat looks imminent? Cry? Give up? Quit? I’m Dr. Matthew Lee Smith and I want to share some Hope For Today to remind us that only the Lord can help us! Attacked by an army of over a million men, […]

Transformed #285: Coaching Our Class to Christlikeness!

Date February 21, 2016

Losing is no fun! And yet, to be honest, Sunday Schools and Churches are losing people all across this nation. As we continue our New Year series, “When Sunday School Works Well!” Dr. Matthew Lee Smith speaks plainly about why we are losing and the desperate need for our some great coaching to turn things […]

Studying James 5:19!

Date February 18, 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 […]

Hard Heartedness Refuses to Listen to One’s Inner Circle!

Date February 16, 2016

Some thoughts from Exodus 8:18-19 (ESV) The hard-heartedness of Pharaoh refused to listen to his innermost circle of trusted advisors despite their unified agreement. As we have already stated, pride creates deafness. Everyone else is wrong. I am the only one that is right. Despite the testimony of his advisors that this is the finger of […]

Hope For Today – Loves Does No Wrong to a Neighbor!

Date February 14, 2016

Photo Credit: pastormattblog.com It’s Valentines Day! A time to share fattening sweets, overpriced flowers and credit card busting dinners with the ones we love. But, is that really how love is expressed? I’m Dr. Matthew Lee Smith and I want to share some Hope For Today as we focus on the spirit of the season of […]

Transformed #284: Building Relationships Through Sunday School!

Date February 14, 2016

Sitting in a room with strangers is depressing. Especially when no one seems interested in you and your life. As we continue our New Year series, “When Sunday School Works Well!” Dr. Matthew Lee Smith shows us that healthy Sunday Schools build relationships intentionally! As we listen in, Dr. Smith gets real practical about the […]

Studying James 5:18!

Date February 11, 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 […]