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About mattrmccarty

Matt McCarty serves as the Small Groups Pastor and Video Production Coordinator for Valley Family Church in Kalamazoo, MI. He previously served as the Student Ministries Pastor, overseeing the High School and Middle School ministries and served as the Middle School Youth Pastor for 4 years. In 2003 Matt felt the call of God on his life and chose to leave a successful career as a Manager with Best Buy to attend RHEMA Bible Training Center in Tulsa, OK. After graduating RHEMA in 2006, Matt returned to Michigan to serve his church and has been doing so as a staff member with VFC since 2006. God has given Matt a heart to serve his Pastors, Jeff and Beth Jones, and the mandate they have been given as well as a heart to impact future generations by investing in the lives of young people. Matt is licensed and ordained through RHEMA Ministerial Association International and is currently finishing his degree in Communications. He is recently engaged to Mia Frye and lives in Portage.

How Much Do You Have to Hate Someone?

Recently I saw a video that my Pastor showed in service about witnessing. I figured it would be your typical video about evangelism. But what I witnessed blew me away. The video comes from Penn Jillette of the comedy/magician team … Continue reading

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In 1 Samuel 17 we learn of a mighty man of God named David. It’s a familiar Bible story that we have all heard told many times before. In this story we are encouraged to find that a young man … Continue reading

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