In this podcast, Pastor Matthew takes us through 2 Corinthians 4 spotlighting the afflictions and testimony of the Apostle Paul and why we should never let go of the faith that saves us. If you have ever been afflicted and troubled, you need to listen to this word of encouragement!
On today’s podcast, Pastor Matthew highlights a secret that the Apostle Paul draws the Church’s attention to in 2 Thessalonians 3: the power and privilege of prayer. Why and how should we pray? Are people not qualified to pray for us according to Kingdom rank? Tune in and be encouraged!
In this podcast, Pastor Matthew teaches from David’s famous testimony in Psalm 23, “Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil.” We discuss what causes fear and also why we should never fear danger, death or the devil! Tune into this message and be encouraged!
On today’s podcast, Pastor Matthew addresses what healthy (reasonable) church expectations look like. Have you ever wondered what you are to expect from the Pastors and what they, in turn, expect from the congregation? Tune in and turn in your Bibles to 1 Thessalonians 5; let’s all become better church members in the Body of Christ!
Using the example of King David in Psalm 32, we see that hidden sins on earth are an open scandal in Heaven. In this program, Pastor Matthew gives us five reasons and benefits why we need to confess our sins to the Lord. Also discussed are the traits that define what ‘godly’ people are. Give this a listen and be encouraged!
Pastor Matthew concludes the series on #Prodigal with an understanding of why Jesus told the story and why the older brother is just as critical to the narrative as the prodigal himself! Listen to this and be encouraged!
Join us for Part 2 in the Prodigal series as we focus on the lost son. Lost people matter to God; the downfall and restoration of the prodigal reveals why God should matter to lost people. It is an inescapable fact that every lost person needs to realize: You need God! Listen and be encouraged!
Waiting, the thing that no one likes to do! On this podcast Pastor Matthew will take the example of King David in Psalm 25 to discover three powerful things that happen to us when we wait on the Lord’s direction during critical moments of of our lives.
The parable of the crooked judge and persistent widow in Luke 18 is a reminder for us why we should always pray. There are two important questions Pastor Matthew will tackle in this week’s show.
1. Is God like the crooked judge?
2. Are we like the persistent widow?
The answers just might surprise you!
Have you ever felt like giving up? Have you ever felt that walking with the Lord was much harder than you had anticipated? On today’s podcast, Pastor Matthew gives three reasons why you need to stick with the Lord Jesus Christ!
On today’s podcast we discuss of what can lead to depression and most importantly, (using the example of Elijah in 1 Kings 19) what God will do for us to help us get out of the mental darkness. You need to hear this!
Have you ever asked yourself,
“Should I forgive?” “Is it important or necessary that I forgive?” Tune in to this edition of Time for a Word with Pastor Matthew Long as we go right to the Word of God on this matter.
As Christians we are often reminded that we should live for God, but rarely taught how to do it. Today I want us to look at what bearing godly fruit looks like in John 15.
What does Pentecost teach us regarding the power of our testimony? Is testifying for every believer? Tune in and listen to this Word of encouragement!
For meaningful moments, you want to say the right words, especially if it may be the last time you talk to them. You want your goodbye to be memorable. Our passage in Acts 1 deals with the goodbye conversation of Jesus and His disciples. Even two thousand years later, we can still hold on to these same promises.
We all get into mental ruts and often need God to jar us into new and better ways of thinking. Many of us bring a lot of wrong-thinking into the Christian life. In this episode we explore how God had to change Peter’s way of thinking in order to accomplish His plan of redemption for lost sinners. It required Peter to minister and fellowship with people who were not like him!
On this edition, Pastor Matthew tackles the topic, “Do I Have To Attend Church If I’m A Christian?” Is it possible to be an unchurched Christian? Do you need to be part of the local church to be used by God? Listen to this, we’re going into the Word!
It is so easy to get caught up in our day to day stresses and miss living for what matters most. this message by Pastor Matthew Long, will motivate and even euip you to live your life today, in ways that with impact eternity and help bring clarity to a life of purpose.
Eternity is a concept and practice, that we here in the Western Culture rarely think about in context to our lives. If so, we would more than likely have a different perspective about the outcomes our lives and what is next.
Pastor Matthew Long give a clear and concise message on the importance of focusing on eternity, in Christianity and what it truly means and why we should be more focused on it and what it means.
Pastor Matthew talks about "Keys" keys to the kingdom of God. What does that mean? How important are Keys?
We have keys that open doors, start the car and so many other objects...But, the Key to the Kingdom? Yes, so vital and important in our lives and understanding the power that God has given us through the Keys of the Kingdom.
Will all good people go to heaven? Sounds like a dumb question to most of us, right? We know that not everyone, just becasue good in nature, will make it to heaven? Or do most people really know this. You would be surprised at the amount of people who believe that if they are just good, do the right things, help people, ivolved in their community, feed the poor, etc. That they are going to heaven. We, Pastor Matthew Long addresses this issue in today's program and you might be surprised by the answer.
What is Holiness? Can we truly define it? Is it generic to everyone?
Pastor Matthew Long approaches this topic, maybe in a way like you have never heard before.
Take a listen and please share with others.
The grass is not always greener on the other side!
Pastor Matthew speaks to us out of Matthew Ch. 20 and speaks to us about the characteristics and motives of why and how we should be serving.