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Transformed #301: Taking Care of Your Spirit!

Date January 15, 2017

“Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, as it goes well with your soul.” (3 John 2, ESV) “And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your […]

Transformed #297: Celebrate His Compassion!

Date December 22, 2016

Bullies will be around until we step into eternity …  For every victory, we need someone – a Champion – to take out our bully. The greater the bully, the greater the Champion needed. So many people need a Champion today … someone to take out the bullies in the world! In the time of the birth of […]

Transformed #290: Great Faith in a Great God Receives Great Victory!

Date April 17, 2016

Welcome to the Transformed Podcast. “Great Faith in Our Great God Receives Great Victory!” Launching from the daily life of the father of our faith, Abraham of old, Dr. Matthew Lee Smith, Lead Pastor of Woodland Drive Baptist Church in Visalia, CA reveals 4 core evidences of a living faith in our lives! Now, as […]

Working on Loving Like Jesus!

Date December 14, 2015

It is a deep desire of my heart to be like Jesus. I am sure it is yours as well. As I work on this characteristic, I have chosen to take a very familiar passage and exchange the word “love” for my name and read it daily in my devotions. Adapted, it reads like this […]

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 […]

Denial Is Inevitable …

Date November 2, 2015

Have you ever lamented your cowardice? I know I have! So many times I want to stand strong for Jesus and, when a tough situation comes up, I wimp out. If you know how I feel, we are not alone. Simon Peter, Jesus’ “right hand man,” was like us as well. While reading about Jesus’ […]

Studying James 5:3!

Date October 29, 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 […]

Which English Translation Should I Read?

Date August 25, 2015

Recently I was asked, “What’s your favorite bible/version?” My response went as follows … Having read almost every English version, and now on my 38th pass cover-to-cover, the question depends on the purpose I’m reading. My favorites: NLT – Reading and getting the essence of the thought. HCSB and ESV – When I want a […]

Would you consider helping the victims of Cyclone Pam?

Date March 16, 2015

  As a regular with Eagles In Leadership, we wanted to encourage you to help in the rescue efforts financially as you pray for the victims today. Thank you! Dr. Matthew Lee Smith Director, Eagles In Leadership And now, a message from Franklin Graham … Tropical Cyclone Pam hammered the South Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu […]

Join Us As We Fast and Pray For God’s Power to be Revealed in Our Lives in 2015!

Date December 30, 2014

  Recover Your Passion! Recapture Your Dream! Restore Your Joy! In 2015, we are asking all disciples of Jesus to consider a “Daniel Fast!” A three-week “Daniel Fast,” eliminating meat, bread, wine and sweets is a fast most people can easily accomplish. Note you are not fasting from all food, just certain foods. “No bread, […]