One-to-One

Out of Darkness

by Victoria G. Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Summer 2012 BREAKING THE CURSE OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING Mother Teresa once said, “I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.” Considering the amount of pain that exists in the world, I’ve. [...]

Can These Bones Live?

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Spring 2012 A New Prophetic Wind is Blowing! Have you ever wondered what the apostle Paul meant when he told the Thessalonians, “Do not despise prophecies”? Why would he say such a thing? If the Christians back then were anything like Christians are today—and I. [...]

The Way Out

by Charles Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Spring 2012 ...ESCAPING THE TRAP OF SELF AND LAUNCHING INTO SPIRIT-EMPOWERED MISSION It is a terrible thing to be trapped in a deteriorating situation. On September 11, 2001, many people died because they had no way out of burning buildings. The same thing happened on. [...]

Love and Marriage

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Spring 2012 DON’T BE A BRIDEZILLA OR A GROOMASAURUS! About marriage, the classic song says, “It’s an institute you can’t disparage!” And yet, the institution of marriage at large, and numerous individual marriages, are indeed under tremendous attack today. Marriage is often mocked as untenable,. [...]

Servant Leadership: A Model You Can Stand On

by Angela Hough Publication: One-to-One, Spring 2012 Everyone is a leader in one role or another. You are influencing someone. Why would anyone want to be a servant leader? For true and lasting success. We all have a God-given purpose. As we mature, our parents, teachers and friends can either. [...]

What Is God Saying?

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Autumn 2011 ...How to Find Unshakable Truth in Times of Shaking It is a familiar question to the people that I pastor—whenever we are meeting or discussing issues, I inevitably ask, “What is God saying to you?” I am one of those weirdoes who believes. [...]

Liberty and Justice for All

by Charles Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Autumn 2011 WHAT IS OUR MISSION, AND HOW CAN WE CARRY IT FAR BEYOND THE CHURCH WALLS? Jesus Christ is the Lord of all nations, and He has a purpose for “every kindred and every tribe”. I am grateful for the heritage that I have-. [...]

That’s My Wife!

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Autumn 2011 AN UNFORGETABLE LESSON IN HONOR At age 12, I was so much smarter than I am now. Having discovered, at that age, cigarettes, beer, Playboy, and chewing tobacco, I had become a debonair man of the world; a seasoned adventurer with little time. [...]

Blessing Your City…An Interview with Kevin Miller

by Jonathan Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Autumn 2011 Foothills Christian Church, just outside of San Diego, CA, is an unusual church by today's standards. I don't know of many other churches that are so creatively and effectively reaching youth and, indeed, its entire community. How many churches do you know are. [...]

Translating Worldview into World Mission

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Spring 2011 "When you look at the world / What is it that you see People find all kinds of things / That bring them to their knees" - from "When I Look at the World" by U2* We all have a certain way of. [...]

Movements in Tents

by Charles Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Spring 2011 FOLLOWING JESUS IN OUR DAY REQUIRES FLEXIBILITY AND MOBILITY. ARE YOU READY? Is Christianity a movement? Some of it is. Is it moving where you are? A better questions is, are you moving … are you following Jesus on His continuing journey (see. [...]

Apples of Gold

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Spring 2011 WHAT WE SAY TO OUR CHILDREN IS A LIFE AND DEATH MATTER Every night for the past few weeks, I have sat clown and written a love note to my daughter, Gracie, who is studying in Italy this semester. By the time she. [...]

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