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.

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,. [...]

What Is God Saying?

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Autumn 2011 ...How to Find Unshakable Truth in Times of Shaking It is a familiar question to the people that I pastor—whenever we are meeting or discussing issues, I inevitably ask, “What is God saying to you?” I am one of those weirdoes who believes. [...]

That’s My Wife!

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Autumn 2011 AN UNFORGETABLE LESSON IN HONOR At age 12, I was so much smarter than I am now. Having discovered, at that age, cigarettes, beer, Playboy, and chewing tobacco, I had become a debonair man of the world; a seasoned adventurer with little time. [...]

Translating Worldview into World Mission

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Spring 2011 "When you look at the world / What is it that you see People find all kinds of things / That bring them to their knees" - from "When I Look at the World" by U2* We all have a certain way of. [...]

Apples of Gold

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Spring 2011 WHAT WE SAY TO OUR CHILDREN IS A LIFE AND DEATH MATTER Every night for the past few weeks, I have sat clown and written a love note to my daughter, Gracie, who is studying in Italy this semester. By the time she. [...]

The Next Great Awakening

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Autumn 2010 HOW HUNGER FOR RIGHTEOUSNESS IS BIRTHING A NEW REVOLUTION I have often heard my father teach that a "Theology produces culture," and it has been amply demonstrated throughout history, both ancient and modern, across the globe. The beliefs and perspectives of a people. [...]

How’s Your Horsie

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Autumn 2010 RELEASING THE POWER OF FORGIVENESS IN YOUR HOME When our daughter, Gracie, was around three years old, I heard my Dad talking about how John and Charles Wesley learned to pray "The Lord's Prayer" as soon as they could talk. Their mother, Susanna,. [...]

The Mercy of Truth

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Summer 2010 ...IT STILL MATTERS TO ME "Beloved, while I was very diligent to write to you concerning our common salvation, I found it necessary to write to you exhorting you to contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all delivered to the. [...]

The Possum in the Road

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Summer 2010 ...IT WAS NOT THE TYPICAL WAY TO CELEBRATE A SILVER WEDDING ANNIVERSARY WARNING: Graphic story. Do not read while eating. Especially if eating marsupials. Also, do not read if you are offended by my incorrect spelling of “possum". In our family, relaxation is. [...]

A New Decade

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Winter 2010 YOU WERE BORN FOR SUCH A TIME AS THIS Have you had enough of all of the "end of the year, end of the decade" retrospectives that have flooded the media marketplace over the past few weeks? Good news for you-this issue of. [...]

By stephen-simpson January 1, 2010 Categories: Foundations of Faith One-to-One

Extending Family

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Winter 2010 BRIDGES ARE BUILT FROM BOTH SIDES I consider myself a young man, although when you are older than many of your doctors, that's a sign that you are not as young as you think you are. While I am not totally "over the. [...]

Shelter in the Storm

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Autumn 2009 ...FULFILLING OUR CALL IN THIS GENERATION The wind-whipped gray mist enveloped our boat and danced with the salty spray blown from the tops of chocolate-colored waves. Shallow Mobile Bay was being roiled by a wild waterspout and we were right in the middle. [...]

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