The Least of These Publishing

The Least of These Publishing is the publishing arm of Matthew 25: Ministries. The Least of These Publishing primarily makes available books, stories, compilations, reflections, audio sermons and radio programming from Founder Reverend Wendell Mettey.


Book Releases

All books are now available in audiobook format! Download your copies from Amazon today!


About Reverend Mettey

Wendell Mettey grew up in Cincinnati, OH and has a Master’s Degree in Divinity from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Reverend Mettey has served as Pastor for several churches in the Cincinnati area. In 1991, after visiting war-torn Nicaragua and witnessing the poverty and devastation, he felt called by God to resign from his church and begin Matthew 25: Ministries.

Reverend Mettey and his wife Mickey (Michelle) have three children; Tim, Clare and Aaron, and nine grandchildren.

Reverend Mettey is the author of numerous devotional & inspirational publications. These include “Are Not My People Worthy? The Story of Matthew 25: Ministries” (released in 2004); “What God Desires The Story of the Center for Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief” (released in the 2008); “On Which Side of the Road Do the Flowers Grow?” (released in 2009), “Meet Those Who Met the Master” (released in 2012), and “Lost and Found, Stories of Christmas” (released in 2013). In addition to these books, Reverend Mettey has published several compilations of stories, sermons and reflections.

Current Available Works

Are Not My People Worthy (hardcover, e-book, and audiobook)

What God Desires (hardcover, e-book, and audiobook)

On Which Side of the Road Do the Flowers Grow? (paperback, e-book and audiobook)

Meet Those Who Met the Master (hardcover, paperback, e-book, and audiobook)

Lost and Found, Stories of Christmas (paperback, e-book, and audiobook)

Malchus, An Easter Story (paperback available exclusively at Matthew 25: Ministries)

Katamanthano CONSIDER (paperback)


Praise for Reverend Mettey’s books

“This story demonstrates how we can support something important, compassionate and powerful – and change lives around the world.” Scott Farmer President & CEO, Cintas Corporation about Are Not My People Worthy

“This is a truly inspirational story for all who want to change the world to the better.” John Goodwin, President – Global Snacks and Pet Care, Procter & Gamble about What God Desires

“This book tells an encouraging and inspiring story of faithfulness, commitment to purpose and patient trust in God.” Kelly Gibson, Program Director, National Relief Charities about What God Desires

“As I read this book my soul was instructed, encouraged, and inspired.” Rev. Pete Hood, Pastor, Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church about On Which Side of the Road Do the Flowers Grow?

“. . . simple, but true stories which remind us that we all have chips, cracks, and blemishes. We see that it is through these that we experience the life-sustaining water of God’s unconditional love for us.” Sister Mary Bookser coordinator of Service Learning College of Mount St. Joseph about On Which Side of the Road Do the Flowers Grow?

“Through his stories of the broken, but sacred souls that made up his inner-city congregation . . . Rev. Wendell Mettey touches in each of us our own brokenness and our yearning for Christ’s healing.” Paul M. Smith founder, The Good News Network about On Which Side of the Road Do the Flowers Grow?

Richly illustrated with the faces of Matthew 25 volunteers, Meet Those Who Met The Master helps us sense the touch of Christ on real lives and gently challenges us to follow along.” Rev. Dr. David Palmer, Associate Pastor Kenwood Baptist Church about Meet Those Who Met the Master

“The author inspires and opens up pathways that intrigue you to take your own journey in finding out more about your personal revelation of when you first met your Master.” Reverend Steve Coetzee, Director, LIFE Outreach International about Meet Those Who Met the Master



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