About Jonathan Simpson

JONATHAN SIMPSON is a frequent contributing writer to CSM’s Marketplace Exchange.

Go for the Gold

by Jonathan Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Autumn 2014 Weak and Hungry? You’re in good company! Endurance, persistence, and overcoming are biblical themes lived out by real people with real weaknesses, who hungered for much more than sustaining a lifestyle. Our work is intended to be part of God’s unfolding plan, yet we are weak and quit [...]

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Running into God

by Jonathan Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Spring 2014 ...Real World Lessons from Jacob's Journey Jacob was a dealmaker who faced the rewards and consequences of his transactions, as we all must. Gritty and humorous at times, Jacob’s story doesn’t fit neatly in a Sunday sermon. His decisions led him to places of distress, yet God blessed [...]

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Letting Go of the Map

by Jonathan Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Autumn 2013 ...Following the Greater Guide for the Way Ahead in Business and in Life We like maps. They are comforting because they tell us when and if to change course. Considering our current course, it won’t be long before our cars drive themselves so we can sleep in the [...]

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Are You an Influencer?

by Jonathan Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Spring 2013 ...AN INTERVIEW WITH VISIONARY KYLE WILSON ON THE MESSAGE OF JIM ROHN, ‘AMERICA’S FOREMOST BUSINESS PHILOSPHER” Who are we influencing and who is influencing us? These were ideas often explored by the late Jim Rohn, who was known as “America’s foremost business philosopher.” His message of discipline and [...]

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The Business of Salt & Light… An Interview with Rod Smith

by Jonathan Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Autumn 2012 "Are you creating the climate around you, or are you simply OK with reflecting the culture in which you work? The challenge and opportunity is there for us every day as Christians in the marketplace to be salt and light to the world, but how tasty and illuminatingly [...]

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Finding the Bottom Line

by Jonathan Simpson Publication: Ont-to-One, Summer 2012 MAKING THE LIFE IN YOUR BUSINESS…YOUR BUSINESS Everything proceeds out of relationship. Before anything else, there was the Father, Son and Holy Spirit in relationship as One. Following the Lord’s own framework, the underpinnings of our advancement are relationships. The late Dr. Ted Engstrom, president emeritus of World [...]

Blessing Your City…An Interview with Kevin Miller

by Jonathan Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Autumn 2011 Foothills Christian Church, just outside of San Diego, CA, is an unusual church by today's standards. I don't know of many other churches that are so creatively and effectively reaching youth and, indeed, its entire community. How many churches do you know are a member of their community's [...]

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Apprehending Customer Service and What Comes with It

by Jonathan Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Spring 2011 Recently, as a frustrated consumer trying to get information, I found a customer service representative who wore a shirt that read: “Just ask.” “Great!” I thought. My source for answers are right here, clearly identified. But my question was met with a look of confusion and then, in [...]

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Spotlight Opportunity, Inc. …An Interview with Founder Ronald Gray

by Jonathan Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Autumn 2010 Milton Berle once said, "If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door." Opportunities and fresh perspectives tend to coincide. More than fresh perspectives, however, we need a glimpse from the eternal. Opportunity, Inc. is a portal between the church wall, the market wall, and beyond. It is a new [...]

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What Has Stress Done for You Lately?

by Jonathan Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Summer 2010 HOW TO RESPOND TO DAILY REAL WORLD PRESSURES Jim looked again at the alarm clock. 5:59 a.m. One minute left he thought. He felt as though he were watching the countdown on a bomb clock. Jim had spent the last three hours in bed, unable to sleep, while [...]

By |July 1st, 2010|One-to-One, Work & Service|0 Comments