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Joy to the World

Publication:Pastoral Letter,December 2016 Dear Friend in Christ: I pray this letter finds you well. This month, it is my honor to write this Pastoral Letter to you on behalf of my father, Charles Simpson, and all of us here at CSM Publishing. I have some very Good News to share with you … Christ, the [...]

The Power in SMALL

Publication: Pastoral Letter, August 2016 Dear Friends, Greetings in the Lord! I want to describe what I believe that the Lord is saying to me and pray that it will be useful to you. Together, let’s look at the contrast between “big” and “small”. Certainly, big enterprises have a lot of power, often well-deserved, sometimes [...]

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The Way It Works

Publication:Pastoral Letter, September 2015 Dear Friend in Christ: The founders of the United States believed that God gave us two books, nature and the Bible, and that those books were in agreement, being written by the same Author. So they used both natural law and Judeo-Christian principles upon which to establish the U.S. government. They [...]

Unshakeable

Publication: Pastoral Letter, July 2015 Dear Friend in Christ: Our annual CSM leadership conference in Gatlinburg was outstanding. The attendance was one of our highest ever, and the times of worshipping the Lord were strong. I was honored for 60 years in ministry by many kind friends, but more importantly, the focus of the conference [...]

Charles Simpson: Celebrating 60 Years of Ministry

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Summer 2015 In 1955, Dwight Eisenhower was still in his first term as President of the United States. Winston Churchill was nearing the end of his final tenure as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. The Brooklyn Dodgers were the World Series Champions and “The Mickey Mouse Club” reigned on [...]

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Embracing the Truth with our Lives

by Charles Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Summer 2015 As we celebrate 60 years of ministry, we look ahead to the future! My life has been greatly influenced by my parents, who were missionaries among the French-speaking people in the south Louisiana bayous during the 1930s. What I learned about the Lord, faith, and perseverance, came from [...]

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The Church Victorious

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Summer 2015 Responding to the worldwide persecution of Christians They were marched forcefully to the water’s edge by masked terrorists. As these prisoners knelt in their distinctive orange jumpsuits, awaiting the savage sword of execution, the last word from their lips was, “Jesus”. This is a scene being repeated with [...]

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Lives Worth Celebrating

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Autumn 2014 ...How to Keep Jesus in the Center of Our Homes   On a Sunday night, more than one billion viewers worldwide huddled around their TV sets and computers to watch highly paid and meticulously pampered Hollywood stars throw their annual Oscar bash to congratulate one another and to [...]

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Revealed in Fellowship

by Charles Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Spring 2015 GOD'S PURPOSE AND HOPE COME TO US THROUGH PERSONAL RELATIONSHIP WITH HIM AND ONE ANOTHER I like to be comfortable, don’t you? And familiar people, places, and things make me comfortable. The unfamiliar can make me uncomfortable. But I’ve learned this: if I get too familiar, I can [...]

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Well Done, Good and Faithful Servant – Honoring John Duke (1940-2014)

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Spring 2015 In December of 2014, Pastor John Duke, one of my heroes and one of my Dad’s best friends, went home to be with the Lord. He had courageously battled Parkinson’s Disease for the past few years. Even in the midst of great personal suffering, he continued to minister, [...]

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