Author Archives: Matt Brown

Biblical Response to the Transgender Movement

What is transgender? Just this week, the Trump Administration has announced a reversal of a policy that allowed transgender people to serve in the military. The term “transgender” has appeared more often in recent years causing government, businesses, and individuals to have to figure out what it means and how to react to it. In […]

BOOK REVIEW: Buy the Field

At the beginning of the year, my pastor, Dr. Paul Chappell, encouraged the men in our church to read the book Buy the Field by Rob Fleshman. I have spent the last few months reading this book in my spare time. It is an easy read, and it has challenged me. I grew up playing […]

Finding True Freedom

America is different. Our country pioneered the concept of freedom and liberty. Our Founding Fathers wanted to set up a government that was unique. Other countries had authoritarian rulers such as kings, queens, or emperors that told their citizens what to do and when to do it. There were strict social classes that were nearly impossible […]

3 Encouragements for your Elected Leaders

Leading is hard. Leaders are constantly faced with challenges that could mean success or failure. Enemies come wanting to take them down, and the people they lead can gripe and complain. Moses faced all three of these obstacles throughout the time he led the children of Israel through the wilderness. There was one particular battle […]

3 Ways to Strengthen the Core of Our Society

What is the core of any society? Everyday, I see headlines that describe awful events and unimaginable stories. Society is deteriorating before our eyes. The Bible describes this: “This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, […]

BOOK REVIEW: The Deplorables’ Guide to Making America Great Again

Several weeks ago, I had the opportunity to meet Todd Starnes and get a signed copy of his book, The Deplorables’ Guide to Making America Great Again. Todd is a contributor for Fox News and has a daily radio commentary that is broadcast across the country. His passion for protecting our religious freedoms in America is clearly […]

The Need for National Prayer

Today marks the annual National Day of Prayer. Our nation has a long history of declaring days of prayer. From its earliest colonists petitioning the Almighty for protection to President George W. Bush declaring a day following the terrorist attacks on 9/11 to “pray for healing and for the strength to serve and encourage one another in hope and faith.” […]