Foundations of Faith

The Eternal One

Publication: Pastoral Letter, December 2007 Dear Friend in Christ: This is a great season for us to celebrate Jesus Christ and witness to who He truly is. So much that happens in the cultural observances will fall short of a true celebration of Christ, but we need not fall short.. [...]

The Power of Perspective

Publication: Pastoral Letter, November 2007 Dear Friend in Christ: You may or may not need this letter today, but keep it handy! All of us will be tested at some point in life, and how you view the test will make all the difference. Perspective may cause you to react. [...]

Wizdumb or Wisdom?

Publication: Pastoral Letter, August 2007 Dear Friend in Christ: I pray this letter finds you well. This month, I want to talk about two different words that are very relevant to where society is today. One is priceless, the other can be extremely costly. Wisdom is propriety: It is knowing. [...]

Practical Faith

by Charles Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Summer 2007 ...HOW TO APPLY THE TRUTH OF GOD’S WORD SO THAT HIS POWER CAN BE RELEASED IN AND THROUGH YOUR LIFE Does your life really work? What about your faith – has learning about Jesus Christ made you a more practical and productive person?. [...]

What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do?

Publication: Pastoral Letter, April 2007 Dear Friend in Christ: Moses had the Red Sea before him and the Egyptian army coming up behind him. What to do? The disciples were out on a raging sea; Jesus was asleep in the boat. What to do? We are all faced with situations. [...]

Right Relationship with God

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Spring 2007 ...HOW TO INSPIRE AND INSTRUCT OUR CHILDREN AS THEY GROW IN GOD The richest family in the world is the one that has the joy of seeing their children walking with God. Of all the people with whom I have prayed, laughed, cried,. [...]

Your Mission to the World

by Gary Henley Publication: One-to-One, Autumn 2006 HOW TO REACH THE WORLD WITHOUT LEAVING HOME! There is no such thing as MISSIONS. There is only one mission, and God gave it all to us. Missions is a word that brings a world of thoughts and challenges to mind, most of. [...]

What Now?

Publication: Pastoral Letter, August 2006 Dear Friend in Christ: On behalf of the whole CSM team, I want to share with you greetings and gratitude for your friendship and support. In this letter, I am going to share with you some important news, some testimonies, some Scripture…and I am going. [...]

Parables for the Hearing Impaired

Publication: Pastoral Letter, July 2006 Dear Friend in Christ: My Dad was hearing impaired_all of his life. He was born with an inactive nerve in one ear. When he wanted to go to sleep, he simply turned his good ear to the pillow. But, I never knew him to be. [...]

The Family Multiplies

by Charles Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Summer 2006   Churches rejoice in additions; God rejoices in multiplication. While churches to seek to add members, the non-Christian world--especially the Islamic world--is multiplying. How are they doing this? Families are having children--lots of children. The West meanwhile has de-emphasized family, having children, and. [...]

Grandma Lives at the Airport

Publication: Pastoral Letter, May 2006 Dear Friend in Christ: My sister, Carolyn Rodman, recently sent me a quote from a six-year-old who said, “My grandmother lives at the airport. When we want her to visit our house, we go there and get her. When we are done with her visit,. [...]

The Word of Reconciliation

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Spring 2006 YOUR MISSION, SHOULD YOU CHOOSE TO ACCEPT IT, IS… In nearly 37 years of publishing, we have been privileged to work with many dedicated employees. Some of them are especially memorable. For instance, I will always appreciate the opportunity I had to work. [...]

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