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Pastor Stephen Matthew ...

It has been my privilege to serve as a pastor, teacher and leader for over 35 years. I now use my experience and skill-set to help Jesus build His church, wherever He wants me, through speaking, coaching, consultancy and writing.

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When life comes at you like a wave … #lifeisaparable 🔗 LINK IN BIO ...

Would love to see to if your in Newport this Sunday ✝️🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 #buildingchurch ...

Great day with Kosciol LIFE Warsaw yesterday… Maciek Liziniewicz has been translating me in 🇵🇱 for 16 years… such a blessing 😊✝️🙏🏻 ...

This guy 💙 👊🏻 … had a great time doing seminars with his key team today... the future is bright for @pastormaciek and Kosciola Life Warsaw ✝️ #buildingchurch ...

Delighted to be back in Warsaw 🇵🇱 to serve @pastormaciek @igaliziniewicz and @lifechurchwarsaw #buildingchurch ...

What have you kept in yours? #lifeisaparade LINK IN BIO 🔗 ...

May 2023 be filled with joy and peace for you and yours 🥳🎉🙏🏻 ...

The candles got me thinking… #lifeisaparable LINK IN BIO ...

Wishing all our friends a ⁣
very happy Christmas ⁣
and a peace filled ⁣
new year 🎄⛄️🎅🏻🤶🏻🎉⁣
Love Stephen & Kay

Christmas Carol Service @churchnorth_ was one of the best we’ve been to for years. Great blend of old n new and packed with truth. Thanks @daveniblock @absnibs 🎄🎄✝️ ...

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Lovely festive lunch with this bunch of lifelong friends and family 🎄🎄 ...

What People Say About Stephen

‘Stephen always brings a life-giving word in season … that’s why the church always cheer when we announce he is coming!’
Dave Edwards, Kings Church, Newport
‘We retained Stephen as a Third Party Advisor to the Senior Leadership Team during our Senior Pastor succession process, helping us turn a very challenging season for the church into a strong new beginning.’
Gowan Wheeler, Senior Pastor, London Riverside Church
‘We have been working with Stephen for more than five years as a church coach and external advisor. With his experience and God-given wisdom he has offered valuable input and helped us navigate through the challenges of building both physical buildings and building the church as a spiritual house.’
Martin Lorenzen, Senior Pastor, Alive Kirken, Hillerod, Denmark

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Stephen Matthew is a gifted Bible teacher, author and committed church-builder with over 40 years of experience in Christian ministry.