Author Matt Stockman

 

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No Reason To Hide

Our dog, Beau, is a beautiful Newfoundland… He’s really one of the family, except he doesn’t get to enjoy all the privileges of the rest of the family… like laying on the bed, for instance. Occasionally, Beau will get on the bed, even though he knows he’s not allowed. What’s really hilarious though, is when Read more...

It's More Than Just Music

Thank YOU!!  As I write, we’re wrapping up Share the SPIRIT on SPIRIT 105.3, with your incredible outpouring of prayer and financial support. It’s a thrill to partner with you to share the Hope that is so needed in the Puget Sound area. Read more...

"Whatever Happens, We'll Come Back For You."

Japanese WW2 soldier Hiroo Onoda hung on to those words spoken to him by his commanding officer, while facing the enemy and the elements in the Philippine jungle. When the Japanese army surrendered in 1945, word got to Onoda, but he was convinced it was just enemy propaganda… so he waited on the words of his commanding officer “…we’ll come back for you”… Read more...

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...

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...
  • Verse of the Day - 11-27-2014

    Hebrews 12:28-29 “Therefore let us be grateful for receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, and thus let us offer to God acceptable worship, with reverence and awe, for our God is a consuming fire.” Read More
  • Hope In The Midst Of The Holidays

    I was originally thinking about writing about how grateful I am, heading into this holiday season, that my family and I have been so incredibly blessed in so many ways. We have been, and I am. But my friend’s situation got me thinking about how the sting of suffering, whether it’s physical, relational, or psychological, can be even more acute in a season when we have a cultural expectation of joy and happiness. Read More

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