Relationships

God of Our Fathers

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Autumn 2008 HOW TO RESPOND TO THE GREATEST CRISIS IN OUR GENERATION The defining characteristic of the emerging generation here in America is fatherlessness. We live in a generation who increasingly do not know their fathers, nor the God of their forefathers. The defining characteristic. [...]

The Next Revival

Publication: Pastoral Letter, August 2008 Dear Friend in Christ: I am often asked what I think about what is happening in some particular place where there is a “revival.” There seems to be hope that something will happen somewhere that will move the Church and individuals into a place of. [...]

“To Life!” a Tribute to Carolyn Simpson

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Summer 2008 As many of our readers know, my mother, Carolyn Simpson, passed away back in February of this year after a lengthy battle with cancer. I believe that Mom won that battle, and she has now received her prize in the presence of the. [...]

About Her Life

Publication: Pastoral Letter, April 2008 Dear Friend in Christ: I am writing to ask you to allow me the privilege of telling you about Carolyn, my wife, who passed away February 13, 2008. I realize that my family is not by any means alone in facing disease, difficulty, and death.. [...]

The Spirit-Led Home

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Winter 2008 DISCOVERING HOW HUSBANDS, WIVES, AND CHILDREN CAN RELATE MORE EFFECTIVELY TO GOD AND EACH OTHER I will never forget, in the difficult days following the death of my Grandma Simpson back in 1991, our family rallied around Grandpa Simpson and stayed close with. [...]

Kids on the Back Row

by Charles Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Autumn 2007 WE MUST RENEW OUR FOCUS ON REACHING THE NEXT GENERATION IN A PERSONAL WAY Someone recently gave me a note which contained words taken from a wall in a children’s hospital. The note read: “Children are a message we send to a time. [...]

Vision Focused Forward with John David Booty

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Autumn 2007 UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA QUARTERBACK JOHN DAVID BOOTY ON THE VALUE OF INTEGRITY, HARD WORK, FAITH, AND FAMILY   In the Autumn 1999 issue of One-to-One magazine, we featured two brothers who were playing football together for Louisiana State University, Josh and Abram. [...]

Peter Pan the American Man

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Summer 2007 ...HOW TO BREAK THE CURSE OF NEVERLAND OVER THIS GENERATION Recently, I heard my pastor friend, Felipe Pinochet quote a news report noting the dramatic increase in the percentage of unmarried women in the United States. One of the primary reasons cited for. [...]

The Spirit-Led Home

Publication: Pastoral Letter, June 2007 Dear Friend in Christ: I pray your summer is off to a good start. Let me thank my father, Charles Simpson, for asking me to write you this month about a word the Lord gave to me recently. While there are many spectacular and urgent. [...]

Right Relationship with God

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Spring 2007 ...HOW TO INSPIRE AND INSTRUCT OUR CHILDREN AS THEY GROW IN GOD The richest family in the world is the one that has the joy of seeing their children walking with God. Of all the people with whom I have prayed, laughed, cried,. [...]

Your Mission to the World

by Gary Henley Publication: One-to-One, Autumn 2006 HOW TO REACH THE WORLD WITHOUT LEAVING HOME! There is no such thing as MISSIONS. There is only one mission, and God gave it all to us. Missions is a word that brings a world of thoughts and challenges to mind, most of. [...]

Through the Storms

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Summer 2006 TRUSTING IN THE LORD AND WORKING TOGETHER CAUSE FAMILIES TO OVERCOME TRIALS One rule for writers is, "Write what you know." I seem to be writing (and speaking) a lot about storms lately. Last year, as you are aware, our area was hit. [...]

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