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Cutting Edge Leadership

This book is a must read for people in the church and marketplace who want to learn innovative cutting edge leadership strategies. This is an essential book to add to the library for both emerging and successful leaders. These essays are unique because they enable both pastors and marketplace leaders to think through some of the most vital issues they will face within their organizations.

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Eleven Ways Preaching Can Hurt More Than Help

The word of God teaches us that the Lord uses the “foolishness” of preaching to save those who believe (1 Corinthians 1:21) and that God reveals His will regarding eternal life through preaching (Titus 1:4). Hence, we can never overstate the importance of preaching to fulfill the purposes of God on the earth. That being […]

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10 Signs You are a Secular Believer

As a full-time church minister since 1981, I have had the task of observing the lives of thousands of believers. Consequently, I have come to the conclusion that there are believers in the church who say they are Christians, while, at the same time, espousing value systems that are secular. However, these secular believers are […]


15 Contrasts between Sheep Pastors and Leader Pastors

Many years ago I was shocked when I realized that not all pastors have a strong gift of leadership. While that is okay, it is important to understand this to avoid confusion or frustration because of pastoral expectations and limitations. Of course, technically, anybody who has a follower is a leader but that doesn’t necessarily […]

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9 Characteristics of the Modern-Day Remnant Church

As the persecution of the Bible-believing church becomes more intense, there will be a greater manifestation of what I am referring to in this article as the “remnant church.” By remnant church, I am referring to the surviving vestige of the body of Christ that remains true to biblical principles in spite of cultural opposition. […]

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Personal Notes From Joseph Mattera

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Personal Notes From Joseph Mattera

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The Government will be Upon His Shoulder

“For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. Of the increase of his government and peace there shall be no end, upon the throne […]

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5 Signs Of Idolatry In The Church

The greatest sin in the Bible by far is the sin of idolatry. Idolatry is when we violate the first of the Ten Commandments (Exodus 20), which is “You shall have no other gods before me.” It is when we put something or someone first in our lives before the living and true God. Idolatry […]


Why Goals Can Be Harmful

The older and more mature in the Lord I become, the more I have learned to simplify my life and personal goals. Years ago my personal mission statement, vision statement, and goals were about two pages long. Now they are all one short sentence: “Love God and love people.” In my opinion, many of the […]

Ministry Reports

Updates on Ministry Events

Ministry Reports

Updates on Ministry Events

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November 2015

MMI Ministry Report It has been a very busy and exciting month to be in the Master’s service! Monday November 2: Futures Alliance Call On this day we had our monthly conference call with some of the top young leaders in the nation. Bishop Dale Bronner taught a phenomenal lesson on how to understand our […]


October 2015

MMI Ministry Report October was an extremely busy and productive month!Note: (In these reports I do not include the times I am preaching at my home church, Resurrection Church, which is about twice per month on Sundays.)October 2: CoiCom Santa Domingo DR On Friday October 2nd  I ministered to hundreds of pastors and leaders from all […]


September 2015

MMI Ministry Report September was a very busy and productive month for me! Besides preaching several times in my home church (Resurrection Church) there was plenty of extra local ministry. September 8-10 Kingdom Power and Glory Conference Ft Lauderdale Florida This conference hosted by Bishop Long, had approximately 300 church and marketplace leaders gather in the […]

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