“We Were ‘Chapelites’, Once…..and Young”

Oct 28

“We Were ‘Chapelites’, Once…..and Young”

It’s hard to believe this coming spring will be close to 30 years since I left a former major North West Church/Bible College in the Christian Community…there is still an ache in my heart over what happened, over the many folks I know who are not even Christians anymore that went there, & over what I believe should have been. Through all these years since...

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The Disease of Apathy

Oct 24

The Disease of Apathy

Revelation 3:16 So because you are merely lukewarm, I will SPEW you out of my mouth Have you been stricken in your life with the ‘ Disease of Apathy’? Over the years here are some of the debilitating symptoms I have witnessed in friends, associates, & family members, & heck even myself at times who have succumbed to this hideous affliction. Apathetic folks...

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“ Intentionally LIVING Joyfully Vulnerable To God’s Goodness”.

Oct 22

“ Intentionally LIVING Joyfully Vulnerable To God’s Goodness”.

In the last 18 months Life for me Has drastically changed!! Changed in an AWESOMELY better way! And so with that my BLOG ‘Matthewsmatters’ has been dormant for a while as I regathered some of my thoughts, feelings, & ideas that I wanted to ‘VOICE’ to the world. The post below comes from notes from my saved documents from the last year. I...

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Childlike Faith

Oct 22

Childlike Faith

Jesus said, “Unless you have faith like those of a little child...

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Feed My sheep

Oct 22

Feed My sheep

After breakfast by the beach, Jesus took Peter aside and asked him, “Peter, do you love Me”? Peter replied, “Yes Lord, I do love”. After a little while, Jesus asked Peter again, “Peter, do you love Me?” And Peter replied, “Yes Lord, you know that I do”. Jesus asked Peter again for the third time, and Peter said,...

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The Leading Of God

Oct 22

The Leading Of God

I think that many people want iron clad answers to all questions about spirituality. Like children they want the guardrails easily recognizable and defined. The reason for this is that it eliminates the necessity to have your answers for any given situation drawn from your personal interaction with God. It eliminates the necessity to be vulnerable. You can walk with...

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