Author Floyd L. Matthews, Sr.’s Newly Released “How to Become an Effective Leader in God's Church” Guides Christians to Become Leaders in Their Communities

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“How to Become an Effective Leader in God's Church”, from Christian Faith Publishing author Floyd L. Matthews, Sr., shows readers how to become effective leaders. “How to Become an Effective Leader in God's Church” reveals the most important aspects needed to become an effective leader in one’s Church Community.

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“How to Become an Effective Leader in God's Church” challenges readers to apply the guidance within to their lifestyles in order to become effective leaders in God’s Church. “How to Become an Effective Leader in God's Church” is the creation of published author, Floyd L. Matthews, Sr. Floyd is a native of a South Louisiana village called Norwood. He is the third child in a family of seven children born to the union of Edward and Rosa Lee Mathews. He is a product of the Louisiana public school system and a graduate of Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana with a Bachelor of Science Degree. Over fifty-one years ago, he married the former Ida Dean Warren of Franklinton, Louisiana. They have two grown children, Tonya and Floyd, Jr. as well as four grandchildren. Floyd L. Matthews, Sr. spent thirty-four years working as an engineer in the petroleum industry where he retired. He has been a Christian for sixty-five years. His journey has included his service as a deacon for twenty-nine years, eighteen of which he served as chair of the Board of Deacons. He served as a pastor for the last ten years, conducting two Bible studies, preaching at least one sermon per week, and developing and distributing “My version to the Sunday School Lesson Plan” weekly. In addition to his work in the church, he served as a volunteer leader with the Boy Scouts of America for over thirty years. He also spent ten years in the KAIROS Prison Ministry serving in maximum-security prisons. He also spent fourteen years meeting weekly with an interracial, interdenominational prayer and share men’s group called Four+Four Men & Associates. He has done course work at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

“The Church is that Christian community which has arisen in response to Jesus’s new commandment.” --Floyd L. Matthews, Sr.

Published by Christian Faith Publishing, Floyd’s new book teaches Christians how to become effective leaders in their Church Community.

One of the greatest desires within any Church Community is to find leadership that adds value to the personal growth of its membership while effectively supporting God’s plan for building His kingdom. Church leaders, whether a pastor, preacher, deacon, teacher, or hopeful prospects of these positions, are desperately needed to help community members know who they are, whose they are, what their roles are, and how to effectively carry out their responsibilities as leaders in God’s Church.

The Holy Spirit has blessed author Floyd L. Matthews, Sr. with the vision needed to fashion this book into a guiding light for those who are and have a desire to become effective leaders in God’s church. The purpose of “How to Become an Effective Leader in God's Church” is to assist Church leaders in their journey to effectively carry out God’s plan for themselves and the people they are called to serve.

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Consumers can purchase “How to Become an Effective Leader in God's Church” at traditional brick & mortar bookstores, or online at, Apple iTunes store, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or inquiries about “How to Become an Effective Leader in God's Church”, contact the Christian Faith Publishing media department at 866-554-0919.

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