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Stephen Simpson

About Stephen Simpson

STEPHEN SIMPSON is the Editor of One-to-One Magazine and the Director of CSM Publishing. In addition to publishing ministry, Stephen has served in leadership for churches and ministries in Costa Rica, Florida, Mississippi, Texas, and Michigan, as well as being the Senior Pastor of Covenant Church of Mobile (2004-2013). He continues to travel in ministry across North America and in other nations.

The Lord Our Provider

Publication: Pastoral Letter, January 2016 Dear Friend in Christ: Happy New Year! I pray that you had a wonderful Christmas season and that the presence of God very near to you and yours.  We thank God for you and appreciate your friendship. As we enter 2016, I want to share a brief word of encouragement [...]

Peace in the Midst of Terror

November 16, 2015 Nor Will They Be Terrified In the days following September 11, 2001, and the worst terrorist attack on United States soil in history, I remember a conversation with my daughter on the way to school.  She was quoting her Bible memory verses for the week: “God is our refuge and strength, a [...]

Thanksgiving Brings God’s Presence

I hope this blog finds you well and enjoying this autumn. This is my favorite time of the year for many reasons, but primarily because we are nearing the celebration of Thanksgiving Day here in the United States. In addition to the deeply meaningful acknowledgement of God’s presence in our lives and also His providential [...]

CSM SUMMER 2015 UPDATE

Dear Friend in Christ: I pray you and yours are having a blessed and happy Summer thus far! We deeply appreciate your prayers and financial support, and all of the love and friendship that represents. Enclosed is the latest personal update audio message from Charles Simpson, which I believe you will find very timely in [...]

By |July 27th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Charles Simpson: Celebrating 60 Years of Ministry

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Summer 2015 In 1955, Dwight Eisenhower was still in his first term as President of the United States. Winston Churchill was nearing the end of his final tenure as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. The Brooklyn Dodgers were the World Series Champions and “The Mickey Mouse Club” reigned on [...]

By |June 4th, 2015|Leadership, One-to-One|0 Comments

The Church Victorious

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Summer 2015 Responding to the worldwide persecution of Christians They were marched forcefully to the water’s edge by masked terrorists. As these prisoners knelt in their distinctive orange jumpsuits, awaiting the savage sword of execution, the last word from their lips was, “Jesus”. This is a scene being repeated with [...]

Lives Worth Celebrating

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Autumn 2014 ...How to Keep Jesus in the Center of Our Homes   On a Sunday night, more than one billion viewers worldwide huddled around their TV sets and computers to watch highly paid and meticulously pampered Hollywood stars throw their annual Oscar bash to congratulate one another and to [...]

Well Done, Good and Faithful Servant – Honoring John Duke (1940-2014)

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Spring 2015 In December of 2014, Pastor John Duke, one of my heroes and one of my Dad’s best friends, went home to be with the Lord. He had courageously battled Parkinson’s Disease for the past few years. Even in the midst of great personal suffering, he continued to minister, [...]

By |March 26th, 2015|Leadership, One-to-One, Relationships|0 Comments

Thanksgiving as a Lifestyle

Publication:Pastoral Letter, November 2014 Dear Friend in Christ,I pray this letter finds you well and enjoying the Autumn. This is my favorite time of the year for many reasons, but primarily because we are nearing the celebration of Thanksgiving Day here in the United States. In addition to the deeply meaningful acknowledgement of God's provision [...]

By |November 1st, 2014|Pastoral Letters, Spiritual Growth|0 Comments

Sharing Your Story

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Autumn 2014 ...A Major Key to Strengthening Relationships Hurricane Frederic blew into Mobile, Alabama, on September 12, 1979, leaving behind millions of felled trees and billions of dollars’ worth of damage in its wake. One of those trees was an ancient oak that toppled over at the height of the [...]

By |September 1st, 2014|One-to-One, Relationships, Spiritual Growth|0 Comments