Your Testimony is Powerful

"Through Christ, God has given us the privilege and authority as apostles to tell Gentiles everywhere what God has done for them, so that they will believe and obey him, bringing glory to his name" (R [...]

By victoria-g-simpsonJune 5, 2017

The Call to Make Disciples

Publication:Pastoral Letter,June 2017 I pray you are having a great Summer thus far! Whatever time or season we are in, I’m thankful for God’s Sovereign grace and the leadership of His Holy Spiri [...]

By stephen-simpsonMay 23, 2017

Life Breaks Through

Publication:Pastoral Letter,May 2017 Dear Friend in Christ, I am writing this letter during Easter weekend; of course, you are receiving it a few weeks later. But, as I’ve been meditating on Jesus [...]

By charles-simpsonApril 27, 2017

Where Is Jesus?

Publication:Pastoral Letter,April 2017 Dear Friend in Christ: A few days ago I attended a funeral; it was my second one that day. The first one I conducted for an 85-year-old woman that I had known [...]

By charles-simpsonMarch 29, 2017

Stop Slavery Now

We are facing an urgent human rights crisis! Human trafficking, or modern slavery, exists in every state, and every sizable city…even in some small communities and rural areas. The victims are all a [...]

By victoria-g-simpsonMarch 10, 2017

Beyond the Obvious

Publication:Pastoral Letter,March 2017 Dear Friend in Christ: I hope this letter finds you well. It’s an honor for me to share with you this month some thoughts regarding vision; that is, to see [...]

By charles-simpsonFebruary 23, 2017

How Jesus Made Disciples

[Worldview of Christ Part 18] The Greek word mathetes is translated disciple.  It means learner.  But in what sense?  As an adjunct professor, I taught at a university and at the end of the seme [...]

By michael-petersFebruary 17, 2017

The Good Steals Devotion From Jesus

The title is intentional radical. I trust you realize that Jesus was radical. He was so radical that he offended his disciples by receiving the devotion of a woman who poured costly perfume on him. Wh [...]

By michael-petersFebruary 6, 2017

Collaborate or Isolate?

Publication:Pastoral Letter,February 2017 Dear Friend in Christ: Many years ago, my father said, “Too often we are reactionary. We wait to see what the enemy does and then react to it.  Instead [...]

By charles-simpsonJanuary 23, 2017

Follow The Light

Publication:Pastoral Letter,January 2017 Dear Friend in Christ: Happy New Year from all of us at CSM! We pray you had a wonderful Christmas. As we enter 2017, I want to give a word of revelation [...]

By charles-simpsonJanuary 1, 2017

Gatlinburg Update

REGARDING THE CSM CONFERENCE & THE RECENT GATLINBURG FIRE DISASTER ... As you know, we have been planning our annual Gatlinburg Leadership Conference for May 9-11, 2017 at the The Park Vista... [...]

By victoria-g-simpsonDecember 5, 2016

Giving Tuesday

Dear Friend in Christ: Many have heard about #BlackFriday and #CyberMonday, but there is another day that has been especially designated as #GivingTuesday ... a global event fueled by social media [...]

By victoria-g-simpsonNovember 29, 2016
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