Podcast Why Jesus Calls You In July 25, 2018 | Matt Smethurst Share Share Tweet Tweet Email Episode No. 001 Subscribe RSS Apple Spotify Google Stitcher More Episodes Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places: A Sermon from Julius Kim When Dry Riverbeds Flow Again (Psalm 126) I Can’t Breathe: A Sermon by Charlie Dates David Platt on Peace in a Pandemic A Proud Man and a Suffering Girl In this sermon on Mark 3:13–19, Matt Smethurst speaks on Jesus’s calling of the twelve disciples, and how his purpose for them is the same for us today. Advertise on TGC Matt Smethurst is lead pastor of River City Baptist Church in Richmond, Virginia; editor at The Gospel Coalition; and author of Before You Share Your Faith: Five Ways to Be Evangelism Ready (2022), Deacons: How They Serve and Strengthen the Church (2021), Before You Open Your Bible: Nine Heart Postures for Approaching God’s Word (2019), and 1–2 Thessalonians: A 12-Week Study (2017). He and his wife, Maghan, have three children. You can follow him on Twitter.