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 ~ 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.


Andy Stoddard ~ Pretty Feet

The reason why those feet are beautiful is because God is saying, yes, things are bleak now. But peace and joy are coming. Don’t give into that fear. Live in that joyful hope.


Andy Stoddard ~ When Your Faith Creates Problems

We will not always be liked. But we must always love.


Andy Stoddard ~ Simple Gifts

Today, we all have gifts that seem so small with all the needs around. Offer them anyway.


Andy Stoddard ~ How to Live Today in This World: A Letter

It seems as though our nation is divided, people are divided; communities are divided. What are we to do? As Christians, as the church, what are we to do?


Andy Stoddard ~ Your Behavior Matters

When that phrase is uttered, something else can be implied. “Only God can judge me” can quickly morph into, “you don’t matter.” Your opinions, your thoughts, your feelings – they don’t matter. And that simply isn’t what we are taught in Scripture.


Andy Stoddard ~ How to Get A Good Name

In this passage, we see what is truly priceless in the world. Not power or wealth or status, but this. A good name. It is better than anything else you can have in all the world.


Andy Stoddard ~ Can We Really Have Peace?

Your peace will not come from an absence of conflict or absence of things that are you are afraid of.