Matthew's church

Onion Rings Studios
Columbia, South Carolina 29212

About Matthew
  • Education: BA Philosophy & Religious Studies working on MDIV
  • Experience: Author of The Pursuit of Man:Genesis, D.C. 4 Teens, In God We Trust?
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: I hope that God will be glorified through this message.
  • Books that have had an impact: Lectures to My Students - Spurgeon, Working the Angles - Eugene Peterson, The Cost of Discipleship -Bonhoffer
  • Hobbies: restoring classic cars,
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: God wants your heart and He is wildly in Love with you!
  • Something funny that happened while preaching: I asked a question to the audience "what is the scariest thing you can think of" and a middle school boy said "Spandex!" It took me 5 minutes to regain control from all the laughter (a lot of it mine:)
  • What I want on my tombstone: pepperoni
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  • Jesus Claims To Be Equal With God

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2012
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    Jesus claimed to be equal with God in John and this sermon is one that is interactive and creative to engage the audience and draw them deeper. I put together a power point keynote presentation, handouts and a mini devotional for the week after the teach

    John 5:16-47 (Order some foam fake stones for this visual illustration) Good evening, My name is Matthew Rings I have been in youth ministry for 19 years now and I’m used to speaking to teenagers, so if I say anything blasphemous I want you to feel free to stone me. Deal? Ok, before we more

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  • Stoning The Pastor

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2012
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    STONING THE PASTOR I bought some small rubber rocks from DC Works and put them on the chairs before people came into the room. As I opened the message, I asked them if I said anything that was blasphemous if they would stone me. I told them not to be shy and to let me have it. I then more