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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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Unexpected treat of lunch with our Faroese friends 🇫🇴 @danjal_j_petersen @hjordishpetersen 👊🏻 ...

A few thoughts to enrich your relationships … LINK IN BIO 🔗… #RelationshipSoil #lifeisaparable ...

Ready to go… a full day of exploring what Church is 😊✝️ @christchurchleamington #buildingchurch ...

Loved teaching @churchnorth_ Bible School tonight… some subjects never get old 📖 #bibleoverview … Thanks @daveniblock 👊🏻 ...

It’s been a joy to serve @wojtek.walaszczyk and his team at @cch_winnica 🇵🇱 for a few days ✝️ #buildingchurch #servingchurches #raisingleaders ...

Next stop Rybnik Poland 🇵🇱 to spend time with @wojtek.walaszczyk and team @cch_winnica #buildingchurch ✝️ ...

New Blog … #lifeisaparable … enjoy the read … and listen! 🔗 LINK IN BIO ...

Good morning Munich 🇩🇪… looking forward to serving leaders from this region and Czech with @liamrsmith #buildingchurch #raisingleaders #servingchurches ...

Is it time to go to the park?
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It’s that time of year … so here’s a thought to encourage you #lifeisaparable LINK IN BIO ...

See you Sunday at 11.00 ✝️🙏🏻 #buildingchurch ...

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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.