Author Matt Stockman

 

Are you 'in' or 'all in' in this life?

As I write this letter, the TV behind me is displaying the highlights of the semi-finals of the World Cup soccer tournament between Brazil and Germany. Germany played to win the whole enchilada, while the Brazilian team played as though just being from the host country should be more than enough to win, and that actually touching the ball wasn’t Read more...

He Knows Your Heart

Before moving to Seattle, we lived in Barcelona, Spain, where the locals speak 2 languages- Spanish and Catalan… and not many people speak English. We worked hard to learn the languages so that we could communicate with others, but for some especially important conversations, we needed to Read more...

Always Here For You

That moment… when someone says something that causes you to take notice, simply because their words could be yours… “The last couple years have been pretty difficult for me…” A SPIRIT listener started his call to me that way. Read more...

Confession Time

Confession time… I’m not much of a football fan. American football that is… For me, I am way more into the game that the rest of the world calls football (soccer). I follow my favorite teams and am excited about the upcoming World Cup. Read more...

Share the SPIRIT

Your gift, combined with gifts of many other individuals, families and businesses means SPIRIT 105.3 can provide music and God’s message of life-transforming love in Jesus Christ to even more people in the upcoming year. Read more...

A Scene I Will Not Soon Forget

Even my most carefully chosen words couldn’t begin to describe the helplessness I feel as the world’s news reporters show the images and describe the scene in the aftermath of that storm. I want to be there to do something - maybe just help someone look for a loved one, put up a tarp, anything… but that’s not possible. Read more...

The Power of SPIRIT

Each morning, I travel the long I-5 corridor from north of Arlington to Shoreline. One of my favorite things about my commute is watching other drivers to see if they’re singing along to SPIRIT 105.3! The other morning, as Tenth Avenue North’s song ‘Worn’ played on the radio, I caught a... Read more...

We remember...

The old cliché says “a picture is worth a thousand words”, but in this case… this picture is worth an unending flood of thousands upon thousands of thoughts, emotions, and memories of the day our world changed. Read more...

Getting Together with Family

The idea for Spirit NOW really struck me as I looked out over 10,000 people all singing together at the Chris Tomlin concert in April. In that moment, it wasn’t about Chris, the band, the lights, or the massive sound system... Read more...

You are Welcome Here

Thanks for listening to SPIRIT 1053! As we like to say around here, “If you’re listening, you’re family. So welcome!” Read more...
  • Verse of the Day – 07/24/2014

    Psalm 119:1-2 “Blessed are those whose ways are blameless, who walk according to the law of the Lord. Blessed are those who keep his statutes and seek him with all their heart.” Read More

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