Project Orange

As I mentioned in the most recent issue of ONE-TO-ONE Magazine, I wear an orange wrist band that says “Embracing the Truth with Our Lives”.  Those simple words are our mission here at CSM, and th [...]

By stephen-simpsonFebruary 10, 2016

Real Leadership

The all-time greatest leader is Jesus, without question.  We who follow Him need to take another look at how He led and created other great leaders.  He prayed, He chose, He demonstrated, He taught, [...]

By charles-simpsonFebruary 4, 2016

The Offense Fence

Publication: Pastoral Letter, February 2016 Dear Friend in Christ: What I want to say in this letter is, “Get over it.”  Get over the fence of offense.  If we fail to get over offenses, we w [...]

By charles-simpsonJanuary 27, 2016

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 t [...]

By stephen-simpsonJanuary 1, 2016

Why We Fail to Understand Islamic Terrorism

Lessons We Can Learn From San Bernadino, Paris, Boston, Beirut, and History It should be clear by now that most of the population, certainly in the Western world, still does not understand Islamic te [...]

By charles-simpsonDecember 8, 2015

Final Instructions

"Final Instructions" is a message taken from Second Timothy chapters 3 and 4 and is thought to be Paul's last letter. It is written to his spiritual son, Timothy. As his final instructions, it repres [...]

By charles-simpsonNovember 30, 2015

Where is Your Boat?

Today, I had lunch with my friend Mike Coleman.  In the course of our conversation, he told me about attending the local mayor’s Prayer Breakfast, where the guest speaker was the founder of a very [...]

By charles-simpsonNovember 24, 2015

What Troubled Herod

Publication:Pastoral Letter, December 2015 Dear Friends, We thank God for you and pray that you are having a blessed season of Thanksgiving and preparing for Christmas.  This month, I want to s [...]

By charles-simpsonNovember 24, 2015

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 [...]

By stephen-simpsonNovember 17, 2015

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 Un [...]

By stephen-simpsonNovember 2, 2015

The Gospel Truth

Publication:Pastoral Letter, November 2015 Dear Friend in Christ: I remember where I was standing on the sidelines as a freshman football player when I heard about Merlin and Billy, who had been [...]

By charles-simpsonOctober 31, 2015

How Political Correctness Harms Future Generations

There is a current trend in some parts of our contemporary culture to re-examine history and its heroes in the light of current, politically correct “standards.” In some cases, advocates of their [...]

By charles-simpsonOctober 28, 2015
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