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Silent Voices

We are in a critical time as many are making strong and even violent efforts to silence voices that differ with the secular and politically correct positions on a host of issues. Conservative Christians are in the cross-hairs. Intimidation of all kinds are aimed at those who dare to speak out. Terrorism itself aims to [...]

By |June 13th, 2017|Blog, Charles Simpson Blog|0 Comments

Seven Questions and Seven Answers

Matt 16: 24--27 "Follow Me" Seven Questions 1) If salvation comes by repenting, believing and confessing Jesus Christ as Lord, what does it mean to "believe"? Is it a creed or does it mean to act upon His Word? 2) Jesus walked the Earth 2000 years ago; is He here now and can we actually [...]

By |July 18th, 2016|Charles Simpson Blog|0 Comments

Unshaken

Jerry Lee Lewis was a renegade rock and roller.  In 1957, he released “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On.”  It became a big hit.  Lewis did not intend to be prophetic in a spiritual sense, but he was.  There is a “whole lotta shakin' going on” now.  Sadly, the shaking has not only come to our [...]

By |April 25th, 2016|Charles Simpson Blog|0 Comments

Do You Love Me?

An elderly couple were lying in bed, the old gentleman was about asleep when his wife asked, “Do you love me? “I love you,” he replied, half asleep. “You used to hug me,” she said.  He groaned, rolled over and hugged her. He was nearly asleep again when she said, “I know that his sounds [...]

By |February 12th, 2016|Charles Simpson Blog|0 Comments

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, and He imparted through relationships.  Then He commanded them to reproduce what He had done.  The Apostle Paul told his spiritual [...]

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 terrorism. One reason I believe that is the great variety of assessments that I read and hear from the various media. And [...]

By |December 8th, 2015|Charles Simpson Blog, Worldview & Culture|0 Comments

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 represents Paul's primary concerns and what he wants to pass on both to Timothy and to us (2 Timothy 2:1,2).  Chapter 3 describes [...]

By |November 30th, 2015|Charles Simpson Blog|0 Comments

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 successful company, Two Men and a Truck.  The speaker used a metaphor that has been used by others, and it [...]

By |November 24th, 2015|Charles Simpson Blog, Spiritual Growth|0 Comments

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 effort propose to banish these heroes or so ridicule them that it becomes the result. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Robert E. Lee [...]

By |October 28th, 2015|Charles Simpson Blog, Worldview & Culture|0 Comments

Pearl of Great Price

Dear Friend in Christ, What is the value of a person? Generally speaking, our society values life very highly (except in the case of the unborn). We will go to any expense in order to rescue a lost person, or to punish the taking of an innocent life. Jesus taught us the value of life [...]