Andy Stoddard

Rev. Andy Stoddard is Lead Pastor at St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church in Madison, MS. He is married to Holly, and is the father of Sarah and Thomas, and the son of Connie and Maxine. He is a member of the World Methodist Evangelism Order of the Flame Class of 2015. Rev. Andy blogs at www.revandy.org. You can follow him on Twitter at @revandys .


Latest Articles

Andy Stoddard ~ Self-Expression vs Self-Control

It’s not about you and me.  It’s about loving others more than we love ourselves.


Andy Stoddard ~ If You Can’t Say Nothin’ Good

Today, may God’s grace tame our tongues.  May we speak grace to one another.  May we speak grace to those we agree with, and to those we don’t agree with.


Andy Stoddard ~ Why Ministry?

I have something that compels me, that pushes me, that won’t let me go.


Andy Stoddard ~ Our Most Important Meeting

Because there is no more important meeting we have today than to meet God in prayer.


Andy Stoddard ~ The Value of Godly Grief

Today, or any day, when you feel convicted of sin, don’t stay there.  Don’t beat yourself up.  That’s the grief that leads to death.


Andy Stoddard ~ Leanness of the Soul

We can have all that we ever dream.  Everything. But if we are not walking faithfully with God, we will find leanness of the soul.


Andy Stoddard ~ How Can We Lead Others to Jesus?

Once we have entered into relationship with the Father, through the Son, via the Spirit, we want others to know that same life, peace, and hope that we have experienced. Once we know Jesus, we want others to know Jesus.


Andy Stoddard ~ My Mind Stayed on Jesus

No matter where we are, no matter where we may be, no matter what is going on, we keep our mind on Jesus.


Andy Stoddard ~ Be Careful Little Tongue What You Say

“For race, should I check Hispanic?”


Andy Stoddard ~ Simple Gifts

Today, we all have gifts that seem so small with all the needs around. Offer them anyway. Give them to Jesus. Give to them to his mercy and grace. And see what he can do.