Matthew's church

Hudson Presbyterian Church
Hudson, Ohio 44236

About Matthew
  • Education: Matthew is a graduate of Ashland Theological Seminary. He has a Master of Arts in Practical Theology. He also has a BA in Bible and Theology from Malone College, graduating Cum Laude.
  • Experience: Besides his experience as a pastor, Matthew has been to the foreign mission field six times including six months in Equatorial Guinea Central West Africa, and three trips to the Hogar Infantil shalom in El Salvador, and two trips to Xupjil Mexico.
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: Thank you very much for reviewing my sermons. I pray God’s blessing upon you and please consider purchasing my books Rock Solid: Helping Teens Discover the Truth of Christiantiy, and Abortion: The Evangelical Perspective available at
  • Family: Matthew is married to his beautiful wife of 7 years, Kelly and has two wonderful children, Soriah (age 5) who enjoys tea parties and dressing up as a princess, and Elijah (age 3) who apparently has a future in boxing since he like to hit.
  • Books that have had an impact: Matthew loves reading, especially the Bible! He recommends the English Standard Version for its literal integrity as well as its poetic beauty. He also loves: RC Sproul (Scripture Alone, What is Reformed Theology, Now That’s a Good Question, The Holiness of God) John Calvin (The Institutes of the Christian Religion, commentaries) Charles Spurgeon (Lectures to My Students, Sermons)Wayne Grudem (Systematic Theology)John Piper (The Sovereignty of God in Preaching, Brothers We are Not Professionals, God is the Gospel, Desiring God, Don’t Waste Your Life) Eugene Peterson (Under the Unpredictable Plant, A Long Obedience in the Same Direction, The Contemplative Pastor, Eat this Book, Christ Plays in Ten Thousand Places).
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  • Of Tents And Timeless Worlds

    Contributed on Apr 26, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    A theological inquiry into the divine nature of Jesus Christ; His glorious pre-existence in the godhead and his condescension to human flesh.

    �Of Tents and Timeless Worlds� by Matthew Everhard. A sermon on John 1:1-18. Originally preached at Hudson Presbyterian Church on March 25th 2007. The Prince: Soren Kierkegaard the Danish theologian tells a story about a certain kingdom with a handsome prince. Now the prince was searching more

  • The Treasure Principle

    Contributed on Dec 12, 2006
    based on 8 ratings

    This message explores the treasure principle: that the Kingdom of God is so valuable that it is worth any cost in this life, even life itself, to enjoy it more fully.

    “The Treasure Principle” A sermon on Matthew 13:44-45 by Matthew Everhard, originally delivered at Hudson Presbyterian Church, November 26, 2006. The Leg: I grew up in Cuyahoga Falls, a residential city where the houses are all close together, and the backyards small. Our playground, for the more

  • Holding Fast

    Contributed on Nov 2, 2006
    based on 4 ratings

    What exactly does the phrase "sola scriptura" mean? This expository message from Philippians 2:14-18 follows Paul’s thoughts and motivations regarding "holding fast" to the Word of life.

    “Holding Fast. An Expository Sermon on Philippians 2:14-18. By Matthew Everhard. Originally Preached at Hudson Presbyterian Church October 29th, 2006. The Vote: This morning we are a mere seven days away from making one of the most momentous decisions that Hudson Presbyterian Church has made more

  • The Great Heist

    Contributed on Oct 26, 2005
    based on 10 ratings

    Ever timid of preaching about tithing? Don’t be! Malachi 3:6-18 brings a strong word of exhortation to all believers. We ought not to rob God by holding back our giving any more than we would put on a ski mask and rob a bank!

    The Great Heist. By Matthew Everhard. An expository sermon from Malachi 3:12-18 originally delivered at Hudson Presbyterian Church on October 28th and 29th. Every seminary student who wants to be a pastor can tell you that there are two things that we are afraid to preach about. Two biblical more

  • Where Shoe Companies Get Their Names

    Contributed on Jul 29, 2005
    based on 18 ratings

    An expository sermon on Romans 8:31-39 touching on Pauls meaning of the Greek word nikao, "overcoming"

    “Where Shoe Companies Get Their Names” by Matthew Everhard. An expository sermon from Romans 8:31-39 originally delivered at Hudson Presbyterian Church on April 3rd, 2005 What do you think is the most misleading commercial on television today? You’ve heard of truth in advertising… Who do you more

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