During his years pastoring an inner-city church, Wendell Mettey discovered that God uses even the most blemished vessels to bring beauty into the world. In On Which Side of the Road Do the Flowers Grow?, Pastor Mettey shares the humorous and touching stories of his diverse congregation - ordinary people whose lives were infused with an awareness of God's real and abundant grace.
In What God Desires: The Story of the Center for Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief, Reverend Mettey shares a candid account of the struggles and successes the ministry experienced through a ten-year span.
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In a world filled with terror, strife and hopelessness, we seek validation that it is possible to change the world for those in need. Through prayer, faith and unremitting effort, Wendell Mettey proves that when ordinary people do extraordinary things, it is possible to change the world. Are Not My People Worthy chronicles the growth of Matthew 25: Ministries from a small suitcase ministry to an international humanitarian relief organization shipping humanitarian supplies to the poorest of the poor worldwide.
When everyday people are confronted by the most charismatic individual in the history of the world, their reactions vary from doubt to anger to instant commitment; but one and all their lives are profoundly changed by the experience and so will the listener's be as they join in the character's encounter with the Master. For the most part, they were ordinary people…some were powerful... some were outcasts... but all had an opportunity unique in the history of our world - they personally met the Master.
Lost and Found, Stories of Christmas is a collection of stories written by Reverend Wendell Mettey for his congregations. While written over a span of years, the stories have a timelessness that appeals to readers of all ages. These simple stories share the emotional journey of characters whose struggles with doubts, fears, and resentments cause them to lose hope, but who ultimately find a great gift through the discovery of the true meaning of Christmas.