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Who to Follow

"People worth following are hard to follow." ~ Brent Moseley 2011 Camp of Champions I think often of this profound insight from my friend Brent. We learn best and most when we are challenged, when we face and overcome adversity, when we embrace and endure hardship in order to gain what is priceless. I have [...]

By |August 21st, 2018|Blog, Relationships, Stephen Simpson Blog|Comments Off on Who to Follow

Freedom

This tiny little hummingbird flew inside of our garage yesterday. Despite the wide open door, it couldn't find its way out. It began to panic and exhaust itself trying to escape. It was flying into objects. We were concerned for its safety. Poor thing! My wife lovingly and patiently helped the hummingbird. She held up [...]

By |September 5th, 2017|Stephen Simpson Blog|Comments Off on Freedom

People Worth Following

"People worth following are hard to follow." ~ Brent Moseley 2011 Camp of Champions I think often of this profound insight from my friend Brent. We learn best and most when we are challenged, when we face and overcome adversity, when we embrace and endure hardship in order to gain what is priceless. I have [...]

By |August 25th, 2017|Blog, Stephen Simpson Blog|Comments Off on People Worth Following

Your Testimony is Powerful

"Through Christ, God has given us the privilege and authority as apostles to tell Gentiles everywhere what God has done for them, so that they will believe and obey him, bringing glory to his name" (Romans 1:5 NLT). Anyone who is a follower of Jesus is called and commissioned to go and tell everyone everywhere [...]

By |June 5th, 2017|Blog, Stephen Simpson Blog|Comments Off on Your Testimony is Powerful

Stop Slavery Now

We are facing an urgent human rights crisis! Human trafficking, or modern slavery, exists in every state, and every sizable city…even in some small communities and rural areas. The victims are all around you, right now.  These are children and adults being forced into commercial sex or labor through coercion or fraud. It is vital [...]

By |March 10th, 2017|Causes, Stephen Simpson Blog, Stop Human Trafficking|Comments Off on Stop Slavery Now

Gatlinburg Update

REGARDING THE CSM CONFERENCE & THE RECENT GATLINBURG FIRE DISASTER ... As you know, we have been planning our annual Gatlinburg Leadership Conference for May 9-11, 2017 at the The Park Vista...a Doubletree Hotel. A catastrophic fire struck the region this week, killing 13 and injuring 85 people. We mourn with the wonderful people of [...]

By |December 5th, 2016|Stephen Simpson Blog|Comments Off on Gatlinburg Update

Giving Tuesday

Dear Friend in Christ: Many have heard about #BlackFriday and #CyberMonday, but there is another day that has been especially designated as #GivingTuesday ... a global event fueled by social media and the power of collaboration. This annual celebration kicking off the giving season occurs on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving Day in the United States.  [...]

By |November 29th, 2016|Stephen Simpson Blog|Comments Off on Giving Tuesday

How to Vote

[taken from the Autumn 2016 issue of One-to-One] “Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people” (Proverbs 14:34) Soon, the United States will face a General Election to determine our next President, as well as many seats in the Senate, House of Representatives, Judgeships, and other state and local races.  Every [...]

By |November 2nd, 2016|Stephen Simpson Blog|Comments Off on How to Vote

Gimme Some Truth

Information without insight is trivia. Rhetoric without reality is virtual vapor. Who do you trust? To whom are you listening? Who are your associates in your daily life or online? What do you read? What do you watch? Who or what shapes your worldview? These are vital life-and-death questions and choices. Many today seek out [...]

By |September 20th, 2016|Stephen Simpson Blog|Comments Off on Gimme Some Truth

Project Orange

As I mentioned in the most recent issue of ONE-TO-ONE Magazine, I wear an orange wrist band that says “Embracing the Truth with Our Lives”.  Those simple words are our mission here at CSM, and the band serves as a constant reminder of our brothers and sisters around the world who are being persecuted for [...]

By |February 10th, 2016|Stephen Simpson Blog|Comments Off on Project Orange