The House of God

Publication: Pastoral Letter, April 2015 Dear Friend in Christ: I grew up thinking of the church building as the “House of God”. When I was young, it was the place that I often got into trou [...]

By charles-simpsonApril 1, 2015

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 [...]

By stephen-simpsonMarch 26, 2015

Revealed in Fellowship

by Charles Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Spring 2015 GOD'S PURPOSE AND HOPE COME TO US THROUGH PERSONAL RELATIONSHIP WITH HIM AND ONE ANOTHER I like to be comfortable, don’t you? And famil [...]

By charles-simpsonMarch 26, 2015

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 courageous [...]

By stephen-simpsonMarch 26, 2015

The Highest Honor

Publication: Pastoral Letter, March 2015 Dear Friend in Christ: A high school athlete was walking home from school when he noticed a slightly built fellow student walking on the other side of th [...]

By charles-simpsonMarch 1, 2015

Slave Laborer Sends Disturbing Letter

Recently, a family unpacking Halloween decorations discovered a hidden and desperate letter from one of the laborers who had made the decorations at a labor camp in China. The letter detailed the horr [...]

By csmadminFebruary 18, 2015

U.S. Victims of Sex Trafficking

Victims of sex trafficking in the United States are growing in number. It's no longer just traffickers bringing women and girls from other countries – it involves recruitment of young women in your [...]

By csmadminFebruary 18, 2015

How You Can Combat Sex Trafficking

Not all of us are able to physically rescue those being trafficked, but there are things each of us can do in the fight against sex trafficking. Pray Pray for current victims, for their protecti [...]

By csmadminFebruary 18, 2015

Bonded Labor

Is the food you eat gathered or prepared by people being exploited or enslaved? Read this enlightening and disturbing report about Asian shrimp exports and bonded labor ... http://thecnnfreedomproj [...]

By csmadminFebruary 18, 2015

Holding Men Accountable for Sex Trafficking

An article on the Huffington Post focuses on an aspect of fighting sex trafficking -- by holding men and boys accountable for helping end the horrific practice. According to the article, here are t [...]

By csmadminFebruary 17, 2015

Priceless Foresight

Publication: Pastoral Letter, February 2015 Dear Friend in Christ: It would be wonderful if we could see more of the future with greater clarity; that would prevent so many wrong decisions and s [...]

By charles-simpsonFebruary 1, 2015

Keys to Spiritual Strength in 2015

Publication: Pastoral Letter, January 2015 Dear Friend in Christ: Happy New Year! I trust you and your family have had a very blessed Christmas season. We deeply appreciate your friendship and s [...]

By charles-simpsonJanuary 1, 2015