Pastoral Letter

Pastor's Charles Simpson and Stephen Simpson write a monthly Pastoral Letter, and just like One-To-One Magazine, it is freely sent to those on our mailing list. These timely and personal letters are fresh teachings that offer encouragement and reflect what God is currently speaking to their heart. Quite often we receive more feedback from this media than from anything else we publish. We have archived these letters here for our online readers. We trust they will minister to you.

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September 2022 – The Harvest is Great

Publication:, Thursday 2022
Dear Friend in Christ:
Dear Friend in Christ: “I was overwhelmed by the needs I saw, almost to the point of despair. And then, a miracle happened.” In November of 1991, I made the first of two mission trips to Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus. The people in each place found a place deep within. […]

August 2022 – An Indestructible Investment

Publication:, Wednesday 2022
Dear Friend in Christ:
Dear Friend in Christ: Recently, I was having lunch with a close Pastor friend in another city. We were talking about another brother in the Lord, and what a tremendous blessing that brother is to so many people. This pastor friend shared how, more than 25 years ago, the Lord. […]

July 2022 Truth in Love

Publication:, Monday 2022
Dear Friend in Christ:
Dear Friend in Christ: Thank you for taking the time to read this letter. I seek to unfold what I believe the Lord is saying to me now as it is very consequential to know how we respond to our current culture. Ephesians 4:15 teaches us that we grow up. […]

JUNE 2022 BACK TO BETHEL

Publication:, Wednesday 2022
Dear Friend in Christ:
June 2022 BACK TO BETHEL Dear Friend in Christ: God can deal with our sin, but what He will not accept is us being dishonest about our sin. My purpose in this letter is to point out from the scripture how God has dealt with sin and sinners, even after. […]

May 2022 – The Power of Pentecost

Publication:, Friday 2022
Dear Friend in Christ:
Dear Friend in Christ: I pray you are doing well. Soon, Christians worldwide will be celebrating the fulfillment of the promise of Jesus Christ to send His Holy Spirit to His followers. Pentecost occurs 50 days after the Resurrection of Jesus. The number 50 represents “Jubilee,” a time when captives. […]

April 2022 – Give Me Liberty … Or?

Publication:, Wednesday 2022
Dear Friend in Christ:
Dear Friend in Christ: Give me liberty ... Or?  I pray you are well.  As I write to you this month, there are some very serious matters I want to prayerfully address in the hopes that together we can find God’s wisdom and courage to face what lies ahead. My. […]

March 2022 – We Will Remember

Publication:, Tuesday 2022
Dear Friend in Christ:
We Will Remember Dear Friend in Christ: I pray you and your loved ones are well and having a good year so far. Springtime is almost here in Mobile, and we are looking forward to the explosion of colors that come with the blooming azaleas and dogwoods that are so. […]

February 2022 – The Path of Worship

Publication:, Thursday 2022
Dear Friend in Christ:
Dear Friend in Christ: We deeply appreciate your friendship to this ministry and pray all is well with you. Let’s look together at why worship is an essential part of our lives. We were created by God to worship Him and enjoy fellowship with Him forever (see Westminster Catechism, 1647).. […]

January 2022 – Running the Race Ahead

Publication:, Saturday 2022
Dear Friend in Christ:
Dear Friend in Christ: We are facing a New Year and a new opportunity to grow; to have a better life whatever the future holds. I join you in praying for a joyful 2022! Let’s kick off this letter with a quick lesson from the world of football. The year. […]

December 2021 – We Believe

Publication:, Monday 2021
Dear Friend in Christ:
Dear Friends, Recently, I was in a store that was displaying new Christmas merchandise. I spotted a large decorative sign for sale that boldly proclaimed, “We Believe!” I smiled, and thought, "How wonderful to see such a strong declaration of faith." As I got closer, I realized that the sign. […]

November 2021 – Expect the Unexpected

Publication:, Thursday 2021
Dear Friend in Christ:
Dear Friend in Christ: We live in amazing times and so much of what we encounter is unexpected. Recently, I boarded a plane that would take me back home. The plane was full except for the seat beside me. Then a young woman came and sat in the seat beside. […]

October 2021 – The Ark of Faith

Publication:, Tuesday 2021
Dear Friend in Christ:
Dear Friend in Christ: I pray you are having a blessed Autumn. This month, I want to look at a familiar Bible story, and draw some lessons that can encourage us in this season of storms and uncharted waters … uncharted by us, but known well by God. How do. […]

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