Foundations of Faith

The Prince of Peace

by Charles Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Winter 2006 OTHERS CAN’T GIVE IT – OTHERS CAN’T TAKE IT AWAY Political leaders promise peace and prosperity because that is what almost all of us want. Peace is the foundation for prosperity, and when peace is taken from us, resources are diverted for survival,. [...]

The Sweet Savor of Sacrifice

by Gary Henley Publication: One-to-One, Winter 2006 ...HOW TO COMPLETE THE GREAT COMMISSION WITH JOY God’s response to the need of humanity is a wonderful fragrance both in heaven and earth. The apostle Paul wrote, "Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice. [...]

Coming Home

by Charles Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Winter 2006 A PROPHETIC LOOK AT THE DESTINY OF THE CHURCH “Where is the church going?” “What do you see happening?” Sometimes I get asked these questions, perhaps because I travel and visit many churches. I always answer, “Lots of different things are happening.” There. [...]

Faith That Works

by Charles Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Autumn 2005 What we believe will determine how we act at this critical moment in history. Several years ago, I shared a conference speaking platform with a Roman Catholic Cardinal. I remember a striking comment that he made: “The question is not faith or works,. [...]

Where to Find Strength When Times are Tough

Publication: Pastoral Letter, August 2005 Dear Friend in Christ: This past Father’s Day, our sons and their wives took Carolyn and I to dinner. (Our daughter Charlyn and her husband Enrique are in Costa Rica.) It was enjoyable to be with family. We sat at the table and talked for. [...]

The Strongest Promise in the Bible

by Gary Henley Publication: One-to-One, Summer 2005 … and How It Is for Today In Revelation 7:9, we read a prophetic word picture of staggering proportions: "After this I looked and there before me was a great multitude that no one could count, from EVERY nation, tribe, people and language,. [...]

Courage or Comfort?

Publication: Pastoral Letter, July 2005 Dear Friend in Christ: I pray this letter finds you well and having a blessed summer. I recently returned from a significant time of ministry in Siberia, the Netherlands, and Belgium, where I ministered to many leaders. It was an intense two-week trip with Goos. [...]

Life in the Unimaginable

Publication: Pastoral Letter, March 2005 Dear Friend in Christ: I enjoy worshipping the Lord, but even more, I depend upon it. It is not simply what I say to God as I worship, but what I hope to hear from Him. Once the worship rises into the spirit of revelation,. [...]

Facing the Future

by Charles Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Winter/Spring 2005 ...How to Escape from Escapism and See Christ's Kingdom Extended in and Through your Life Recently, I was with a group of Christians when a lady asked, "Brother Charles, do you believe that Jesus is coming soon?" I sensed that she did, and. [...]

A King is Born

Publication: Pastoral Letter, December 2004 Dear Friend in Christ: We have wonderful and urgent news to share...Jesus Christ is Lord over all the earth, and He shall reign forever and ever! The implications of His Kingdom rule must be declared boldly on every continent, in every nation, to every tribe. [...]

From No Way to New Way

Publication: Pastoral Letter, October 2004 Dear Friend in Christ: We have access to God, our Heavenly Father, at this very moment. What a reality! Once, there was no way for us and now there is a new and living way (see Hebrews 10:18). We must avail ourselves of this unspeakable. [...]

Taking Action

Publication: Pastoral Letter, March 2004 Dear Friends in Christ, Last month, I wrote to you on the subject of preparations. This month I am writing about “action.” The question before us is, what will we do when God reveals Himself to us? When does contemplation and meditation become procrastination? When. [...]

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