Author Archives: Matt Shamblin

About Matt Shamblin

I am a native of West Virginia, and am married to my beautiful wife Chrissy. I am a graduate of Liberty University with a Bachelor of Science. I also graduated from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary with a Master of Arts in Religion, a Master of Divinity, and a Master of Sacred Theology. I am currently a PhD student at Tennessee Temple University. I am the Director of Evangelism for the West Virginia Conventionno f Southern Baptists.

Right with Man, Wrong with God

What may be considered great in the eyes of men may be an abomination to a holy God. Living a life that is pleasing to God is not about great accomplishments in the eyes of men. Greatness in the eyes … Continue reading

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A Timely Poem From the Past

“First they came for the Communists, and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a Communist. Then they came for the Socialists, and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a Socialist. Then they came for the trade unionists, and … Continue reading

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To My Girls on Adoption Day!

Girls, Today life seems a little bigger and a lot more designed. Today is a bold reminder that life is bigger than I even imagined. Today marks the end of a struggle and the realization of something far bigger than … Continue reading

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Broken Leader & Broken Followers

Although a leader must lead every person with value and dignity, a leader must never forget that all people are sinners.  As a personal testimony, the apostle Paul wrote, “For we know that the law is spiritual, but I am … Continue reading

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Leadership & Individual Dignity

There are many definitions of leadership but all of them have a single common denominator, people. Of all the things that are addressed in leadership theory, among all of the applications of leadership principles, they all ultimately involve people. Leadership … Continue reading

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A Leader’s Tribute

The following was sent to me by my college Mentor, a leader of leaders, who was the Campus Pastor at Liberty University and worked directly for Dr. Jerry Falwell. Friends, Six years ago today Dr. Jerry Falwell died. He was … Continue reading

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The Fundamentals of Impact

It is easy to lose focus on the fundamentals, the building blocks, as we carry out the mission to which God has called us.  Each of us has a mission to which God has called but our daily activity can … Continue reading

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