Tsunamis, Pain and Mercy

I’ve actually been in the San Diego area the past few days attending a gathering of Evangelical Free Church pastors, known as the K Club, and have followed this with a three day personal retreat. This morning I stood with thousands of others on the seawall alongside of the coast here in Carlsbad, California, looking intently out to sea, searching for whatever tell-tale sign might […]

Perfect Peace

The great prophet Isaiah tells the reader of his God-inspired tome that there will be a certain song voiced one day in the land of Judah. One of the lines of that anticipated melody echoes a timeless principle that is worth humming deep within your own soul. Here it is, as recorded in Isaiah 26:3-4: You keep him in perfect […]

Write This Down: Trust God Completely!

“Write This Down…” provides a restatement of selected points or observations from various teaching venues at which Pastor Matthew speaks. The following material is from Pastor Matthew’s sermon entitled, “Trust God Completely!”, part of the series called “Momentum,” the weekend of November 7, 2010 at Bethel Church: Momentum is a strategic partnership Bethel Church has with our friend Dave Ramsey […]