March 6, 2016
People lean in the direction of the affection! This truth is the core of today’s episode of the Transformed Podcast.
While every church in America is under change right now, many are not doing well as a result of that change.
In this powerful call to the American Church, Dr. Matthew Lee Smith reminds us that we, as the people of God, should be “Focusing on Heaven by Focusing on Tomorrow!”
Walking through 8 focusing actions, Dr. Smith seeks to help you and your church gain God’s attention afresh and end our self-serving ways that are crippling and killing the local churches we attend.
His brought this message to the people who are First Baptist Church in Highland Springs, California last fall.
Now, let’s open our Bibles to Isaiah 58 and prepare to encounter God through His Word …
Would You Like to Help Spread the Word?
Perhaps you would you consider sharing this message with a friend? God longs to release the captives of our culture into the freedom of faith. Thank you!
If you would like to explore how you can be a more effective disciple of Jesus Christ, Dr. Smith has written a book to take you to the next level!
Growing Missional Leaders is a practical passionate, Biblical mentoring journey for individuals, small groups, leadership teams and congregations who desire to win their world for Christ.
Readers will appreciate the enthusiastic and Spirit-filled hope God provides as Matthew …
* Tells stories – of lost opportunities and successes with friends – that give powerful, encouragement of personal and corporate outreach
* Opens Bible passages – again and again – showing God’s heart is to bring his lost children home
* Provides stimulating discussion questions – at the end of each chapter -providing the stepping stones to launching fresh ministry into your community Believers hungering to reach their world for Christ will be energized by this passionate call to fulfill Christ’s Gospel and the invigorating manner in which their thought processes will be stretched to God-sized proportions.
Today’s episode was edited by Melodee Smith in La Puente, California.
And now, until next time, we are praying you would be filled with the love of God so that you can demonstrate His love to the lost and dying in your city! God bless!