Resources by Mathew Gilbert

Mathew Gilbert (B.A. Boyce College) is Associate Pastor for Children and Preschool at The Church at Trace Crossing in Tupelo, MS. He is a student at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is married to his high school sweetheart, Erica. Mathew and Erica live in Tupelo with their son, Jude. Mathew blogs regularly at gracesatisfies.com. You can follow him on Twitter @mat_gilbert.

Aug 22, 2017

The Right Kind of Shame by Mathew Gilbert

There is a kind of shame that is both redeeming and sanctifying and it may bring us to gospel heights otherwise unknown.

Jun 12

The Key to Eternal Life by Mathew Gilbert

What is the key to unlock the deep mysteries of eternal life? A humble recognition that we don’t have it all together.

Oct 19, 2017

Pride Will Kill Me by Mathew Gilbert

A simple word from the Lord this morning has penetrated the depths of my heart: Pride will kill me.

Sep 6, 2016

Kids, Broccoli, and Jesus: Teaching the Gospel with Passion by Mathew Gilbert

The goal of the gospel is God himself. And the goal of all kids ministry should be to direct their gaze into the splendor of God's grace in the gospel of Christ.

Sep 6, 2017

How the Debtor’s Ethic Robs Gratitude of Joy by Mathew Gilbert

Gratitude toward another person or toward God is the result of a conscious awareness of the giver and his gift. 

May 8

3 Non-Negotiables in Kid's Ministry by Mathew Gilbert

Show the kids in your ministry the gospel in your actions. Show that it isn’t just a message of empty words, but a message of power from a holy and gracious God.