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.

Pass the Flame

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Spring 2014 Having Faith Means Sharing Faith Her little hand was raised high, arm waving to get my attention. I was visiting with the Second grade at Covenant Christian School in Mobile, Alabama, as I do each week, and it was time to take prayer. [...]

Seize the Day!…An Interview with John Elefante

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Spring 2014 The legendary singer and producer talks about the amazing story behind his powerfully moving song “This Time”, and some of his experiences with the world’s leading musicians. Recently, my wife, Susanne, and I had the chance to sit down and talk with John. [...]

The Squirrel in the Road

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Autumn 2013 Significant Opportunity Requires Significant Change Bob Hope and Bing Crosby had a famous series of comedic films: “The Road to Singapore”, “The Road to Zanzibar”, “The Road to Utopia”, and many other “Road” movies. I have a series of not-so-famous “Road” stories such. [...]

By stephen-simpson September 1, 2013 Categories: One-to-One Spiritual Growth

All I Want for Christmas

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Autumn 2013 Giving and Receiving Autumn is in full swing and that means that Christmas is coming soon! This is my favorite time of year. I love the cooler weather, the wild colors in the trees, and the times to gather with friends and family.. [...]

Why Do You Do What You Do?

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Spring 2013 ...Finding the way that leads to life, for us and others Jesus was traveling through many cities and villages, meeting people, teaching them about the kingdom of God, and healing their diseases. There were so many people! And so many needs. When Jesus. [...]

By stephen-simpson April 1, 2013 Categories: One-to-One Spiritual Growth

Valuable Values

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Spring 2013 WHAT ARE WE SHARING WITH OUR KIDS? Years ago, my wife, Susanne, and I attended a class for new parents. We enjoyed going each week, watching a video, and discussing the lessons and testimonies with other young parents. The brownies were very good. [...]

First Love

Publication: Pastoral Letter, February 2013 Dear Friend in Christ: This month, I am writing to you on behalf of my father, Charles Simpson. My heart is to give a brief word that I believe will be relevant and encouraging to you, and to share some important news. I want you. [...]

I Can See Clearly Now

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Autumn 2012 ...HOW TO KEEP OUR VISION SHARP WHEN DAYS SEEM DARK Recently the United States solemnly observed the eleventh anniversary of the horrific September 11, 2001 terror attacks against the nation. Nearly 3,000 people died on that day in New York City, in Washington,. [...]

By stephen-simpson September 1, 2012 Categories: One-to-One Worldview & Culture

Pizza, Politics, and Religion

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Autumn 2012 ...ONE WAY TO SHAPE YOUR CHILDREN'S WORLDVIEW There are two subjects generally frowned upon in polite dinner conversation: religion and politics. However, I'm about to suggest violating that rule, at least with your own family around your own table. We live in a. [...]

The Blessing of Life

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Summer 2012 What Happens When Believers Come Together? Aesop is credited with first saying, “United we stand, divided we fall.” Of course, he likely said it in Greek and it probably sounded something like this: Ηνωμένες Πολιτείες έχουμε φτάσει, διαιρείται έχουμε πτώση Now that I. [...]

Every Life is Beautiful

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Summer 2012 OCTOBER BABY IS A POWERFUL FILM ABOUT HOW MERCY TRIUMPHS OVER JUDGMENT One of the most moving and significant films I’ve ever seen hit theaters across the united States this Spring, sparking deep emotions and conversations, and in many cases, changing lives. This. [...]

Love and Marriage

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Spring 2012 DON’T BE A BRIDEZILLA OR A GROOMASAURUS! About marriage, the classic song says, “It’s an institute you can’t disparage!” And yet, the institution of marriage at large, and numerous individual marriages, are indeed under tremendous attack today. Marriage is often mocked as untenable,. [...]

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