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.

The Greatest Investment

Publication:, Wednesday 2003
Dear Friend in Christ:
Publication: Pastoral Letter, October 2003 Dear Friend in Christ, I am an investor; that is, I am willing to take a calculated risk in order to produce an increase. Most of us are investors in some way. Since I am not a qualified financial advisor, I will not offer any. […]

When God Sends

Publication:, Monday 2003
Dear Friend in Christ:
Publication: Pastoral Letter, September 2003 Dear Friend in Christ: Let me tell you a true story…. The man was not insane, though he certainly acted like it. He tore his clothes off, broke free when others attempted to bind him, and he lived in the cemetery and threatened all who. […]

The Blessings of Accountability

Publication:, Friday 2003
Dear Friend in Christ:
Publication: Pastoral Letter, August 2003 Dear Friend in Christ: I heard a story many years ago, about a pastor who wanted to demonstrate to his church what it was like to abuse the grace of God, and the gift of salvation. His deacons gave him a watch as a gift. […]

The Personal Cross

Publication:, Tuesday 2003
Dear Friend in Christ:
Publication: Pastoral Letter, July 2003 Dear Friend in Christ: Greetings in Jesus’ name! Everyone here at CSM sends their love and gratitude to you for your prayer and friendship, and we pray that you and yours are having a blessed and enjoyable summer thus far. This month, I want to. […]

Keys to Fruitfulness

Publication:, Sunday 2003
Dear Friend in Christ:
Publication: Pastoral Letter, June 2003 Dear Friend in Christ: In my last letter, I discussed the difference between viewing the Church as a circle and viewing it as a vine. In this letter, I want to pursue the vine analogy that Jesus gives us in John chapter 15, and how. […]

Circle or Vine?

Publication:, Thursday 2003
Dear Friend in Christ:
Publication: Pastoral Letter, May 2003 Dear Friend in Christ: I pray this letter finds you and yours well. This month, I want to write about a most significant topic, to those whom I believe love the Lord and His Church. I believe a reformation is occurring and in these days,. […]

Will I Be a River or a Cistern?

Publication:, Tuesday 2003
Dear Friend in Christ:
Publication: Pastoral Letter, April 2003 Dear Friend in Christ: Greetings in the name of our Lord! I pray this letter finds you and yours well. To be honest, this is one of the more difficult letters that I’ve ever tried to write; but I believe it is also one of. […]

The Confession of the Cross

Publication:, Saturday 2003
Dear Friend in Christ:
Publication: Pastoral Letter, March 2003 Dear Friend in Christ: Greetings in the Name of our Risen Lord! It’s an honor for me to have the opportunity to write to you this month. I appreciate my father’s willingness to allow me to share something with you that has been on my. […]

The Future of the Church

Publication:, Saturday 2003
Dear Friend in Christ:
Publication: Pastoral Letter, February 2003 Dear Friend in Christ: I pray this letter finds you and yours well. This month, I want to share something that I believe is of vital importance to us all: the future of the Church. But first, let me address the past by recounting the. […]

We Are the Sojourners

Publication:, Wednesday 2003
Dear Friend in Christ:
Publication: Pastoral Letter, January 2003 Dear Friend in Christ: Happy New Year! We are on a journey...like it or not. Time is moving on and the scenery around us is changing rapidly. I pray that our journey is one directed by the Lord and His purpose as we willingly respond. […]

The Shadow over Christmas

Publication:, Sunday 2002
Dear Friend in Christ:
Publication: Pastoral Letter, December 2002 Dear Friend in Christ: This is a joyful season for us, and we pray that it will be for you and yours. Nothing in all history approaches the great blessings of Jesus’ entrance into the world. It is no wonder the angels sang, “Joy to. […]

Nations in Uproar

Publication:, Friday 2002
Dear Friend in Christ:
Publication: Pastoral Letter, November 2002 Dear Friend in Christ: Greetings in the name of our Lord! I pray this letter finds you and yours well this month. The days in which we are living are definitely perilous, and the nations are in an uproar. In times like these, it’s good. […]

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