Cleavon's church

Northwest Church of Christ
Trotwood, Ohio 45426

About Cleavon
  • Education: Diploma in Nursing Registered Nurse B.S. Biblical Studies Crichton College Graduate Studies Southern Christian University
  • Experience: Preaching the Gospel for twelve wonderful years
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: They are meant to be both information and experiental!
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: Is There a Christian in the House?
  • Family: Married to Christy Children: Stacia, Shelby, Marquisa, C.J, Alex, & Danielle
  • What my parents think of my sermons: Extremly kind.
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: Wishes they were shorter.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Preach the text!
  • Books that have had an impact: The Bible One Church Four Generations Purpose Driven Church Seven Habits of Highly Effective People Connecting Shepherding your child’s heart
  • Hobbies: Reading, Exercise, and Old Movies.
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: The goodness of God will last throughout eternity.
  • What I want on my tombstone: He Loves God!
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Newest Sermons

  • The Joy And Grief Of Leadership

    Contributed on Feb 5, 2010
    based on 40 ratings

    The lesson is aboout the dynamic relationship between leaders and followers.

    THE JOY AND GRIEF OF LEADERSHIP Hebrews 13:17 By Dr. Cleavon Matthews Sr. November 15, 2009 INTRODUCTION Leading and following are eternally etched into the fabric of human relationships. In countless ways, we are participants in this interconnected dynamic. No group or organization of more

  • The Blind Man

    Contributed on Feb 5, 2010
    based on 26 ratings

    A message to encourage men to use what they have to the glory of God.

    THE BLIND MAN Mark 10:46-52 By Cleavon Matthews June 2004 INTRODUCTION The significant city of Jerusalem is the destination. On the pathway to this pericope of passion is the historic ‘city of Palm trees’ Jericho. This is not the original city of the Old Testament. It more

  • Lord Help Us

    Contributed on Feb 5, 2010
    based on 15 ratings

    A revival message.

    LORD HELP US! 2 Chronicles 14:1-15 by Cleavon P. Matthews Sr. February 24, 2003 INTRODUCTION The shattering saga of God’s people during a divided kingdom presents heartbreak; hope, but most importantly instruction. After the exciting, adventurous, industrious, and thrilling more

  • Let Us Rise Up And Build

    Contributed on Feb 5, 2010
    based on 34 ratings

    Motivational sermon to move forward in the work of the church.

    LET US RISE UP AND BUILD! Nehemiah 2:17-20 By Cleavon Matthews October 7, 2007 INTRODUCTION Nehemiah is motivated. Nehemiah is inspired. The urgency is because ‘the survivors who are left from the captivity in the province are there in great distress and reproach. The wall of more

  • Pursuing The Prize

    Contributed on Jan 23, 2009
    based on 24 ratings

    Christ allows us to forget our past.

    PURSUING THE PRIZE Philippians 3:12-16 By Cleavon Matthews December 28, 2008 INTRODUCTION Paul pens this epistle while imprisoned. He was apprehended and arrested for preaching Christ. Paul writes out of concern for Epaphraditus. This is one of four prison epistles written at this time. more