The Personal Cross

Publication: Pastoral Letter, July 2003 Dear Friend in Christ: Greetings in Jesus’ name! Everyone here at CSM sends their love and gratitude to you for your prayer and friendship, and we pray [...]

By charles-simpsonJuly 1, 2003

Keys to Fruitfulness

Publication: Pastoral Letter, June 2003 Dear Friend in Christ: In my last letter, I discussed the difference between viewing the Church as a circle and viewing it as a vine. In this letter, I wa [...]

By charles-simpsonJune 1, 2003

Circle or Vine?

Publication: Pastoral Letter, May 2003 Dear Friend in Christ: I pray this letter finds you and yours well. This month, I want to write about a most significant topic, to those whom I believe lov [...]

By charles-simpsonMay 1, 2003

Will I Be a River or a Cistern?

Publication: Pastoral Letter, April 2003 Dear Friend in Christ: Greetings in the name of our Lord! I pray this letter finds you and yours well. To be honest, this is one of the more difficult le [...]

By charles-simpsonApril 1, 2003

The Confession of the Cross

Publication: Pastoral Letter, March 2003 Dear Friend in Christ: Greetings in the Name of our Risen Lord! It’s an honor for me to have the opportunity to write to you this month. I appreciate m [...]

By stephen-simpsonMarch 1, 2003

The Future of the Church

Publication: Pastoral Letter, February 2003 Dear Friend in Christ: I pray this letter finds you and yours well. This month, I want to share something that I believe is of vital importance to us [...]

By charles-simpsonFebruary 1, 2003

We Are the Sojourners

Publication: Pastoral Letter, January 2003 Dear Friend in Christ: Happy New Year! We are on a journey...like it or not. Time is moving on and the scenery around us is changing rapidly. I pray th [...]

By charles-simpsonJanuary 1, 2003

The Shadow over Christmas

Publication: Pastoral Letter, December 2002 Dear Friend in Christ: This is a joyful season for us, and we pray that it will be for you and yours. Nothing in all history approaches the great bles [...]

By charles-simpsonDecember 1, 2002

Nations in Uproar

Publication: Pastoral Letter, November 2002 Dear Friend in Christ: Greetings in the name of our Lord! I pray this letter finds you and yours well this month. The days in which we are living are [...]

By charles-simpsonNovember 1, 2002

Accommodating Culture

Publication: Pastoral Letter, October 2002 Dear Friend in Christ: I want to write to you concerning one of the greatest issues facing us today; one with which I struggle even as I write. The is [...]

By charles-simpsonOctober 1, 2002

Cross the Road?

Publication: Pastoral Letter, September 2002 Dear Friend in Christ: I pray that you and yours had a good summer. Everyone here at CSM sends their greetings and their gratitude for your friendshi [...]

By charles-simpsonSeptember 1, 2002

Seeing People Clearly

Publication: Pastoral Letter, August 2002 Dear Friend in Christ: Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus! I trust that this letter finds you and yours well. As we come into the latter part of th [...]

By charles-simpsonAugust 1, 2002
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