Matt Smethurst is managing editor of The Gospel Coalition and author of Deacons: How They Serve and Strengthen the Church (Crossway, 2021) and Before You Open Your Bible: Nine Heart Postures for Approaching God’s Word (10ofThose, 2019). He and his wife, Maghan, have three children and lived in Louisville, Kentucky, for 12 years. They are now in the process of planting River City Baptist Church in Richmond, Virginia. You can follow Matt on Twitter.
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