Stephen Matthew - Church Consultant & Author

Outrageous…..like Jesus!

  Jesus did some amazing things in his lifetime. So much so we would soon run out of superlatives to describe them. Even his enemies had to admit they were extraordinary. On one occasion when Jesus...

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Stephen Matthew - Church Consultant & Author

The Last Word: VISIBLE GRACE

As the year was drawing to a close, I reflected on what my last message of the year to LIFE Church should be. It got me thinking about people’s last words, which should be full of significance....

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Stephen Matthew - Church Consultant & Author

Engage

How is it that a child can sit in a class all year and never get to grips with the subject? And why is it that a group of Christians can sit in the same church service week after week and some grow,...

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Stephen Matthew - Church Consultant & Author

Things to BE as the seasons change

This week it was my birthday … A year older … An increasing awareness that every year must count … Anew season! It was also the Graduation of the amazing Leadership Academy class of...

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Stephen Matthew - Church Consultant & Author

“I Know Where You Live”

  Jesus opens his brief letter to the church in Pergamum by saying, ‘I know where you live’! (Revelation 2:12-17). And I’m convinced he is saying the same to us today. Jesus didn’t...

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Stephen Matthew - Church Consultant & Author

Juggling your leadership hats

Are you a leader? Your answer will depend on how you define the word ‘leader’ I guess. But I believe you ARE. John Maxwell defines leadership as ‘influence’ – and you are certainly influencing people...

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Stephen Matthew - Church Consultant & Author

Dealing with disconnect

If you think about it, it’s a contradiction in terms for a Christian to be described as ‘disconnected’. That’s because we believe God created us to be connected to him and people...

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Stephen Matthew is a gifted Bible teacher, author and committed church-builder with over 35 years of experience in Christian ministry.