Work & Service

Spotlight Opportunity, Inc. …An Interview with Founder Ronald Gray

by Jonathan Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Autumn 2010 Milton Berle once said, "If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door." Opportunities and fresh perspectives tend to coincide. More than fresh perspectives, however, we need a glimpse from the eternal. Opportunity, Inc. is a portal between the church wall, the market wall, and. [...]

What Has Stress Done for You Lately?

by Jonathan Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Summer 2010 HOW TO RESPOND TO DAILY REAL WORLD PRESSURES Jim looked again at the alarm clock. 5:59 a.m. One minute left he thought. He felt as though he were watching the countdown on a bomb clock. Jim had spent the last three hours in. [...]

Executing Trust

by Jonathan Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Autumn 2009 TRUST IS BEING EXTINGUISHED AT GREAT COST. WHAT IS OUR PART IN BRINGING IT BACK? In September 19, 1985, 7:17a.m., millions of Mexico City’s residents awoke to the ground undulating beneath them, for five agonizing minutes, tall buildings swayed uncontrollably, crashing into one. [...]

Life at the Office

by Jonathan Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Summer 2009 TRANSFORMING YOUR WORK CULTURE From television sitcoms to big screen suspense thrillers, we are captivated by watching work cultures as we temporarily escape our own. America's interest in working environments has not diminished since Mary Tyler Moore and WKRP, to today's so-called reality. [...]

Time 2 Invest

by Jonathan Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Winter 2009 A LOOK AT OUR MOMENT-BY-MOMENT INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO If you’re like most Americans, you closed out 2007 with a 30-40% hit on your investments. How to invest your remaining funds is likely-and should be-on your mind. As we re-incubate the nest egg with another. [...]

Building and Keeping Perspective

by Jonathan Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Autumn 2008 How To "Get It Right" like Daniel and Nehemiah History reveals which perspectives were accurate-and which were not. Was it Neville Chamberlain or Winston Churchill? The flat-earth thinkers or Christopher Columbus? However, the ones who we remember-the ones who “got it right” –. [...]

How to Handle Your next Available Dollar…An Interview with Mark Biller

by Jonathan Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Summer 2008 Whether looking for specific investment recommendations, or biblically-based financial teaching and perspective, every month, thousands of Christians rely on the counsel of Sound Mind Investing (SMI). The SMI primary investing strategy has beaten the U.S. market the past nine years in a row.. [...]

Defining Success…An Interview with Heeth Varnedoe

by Jonathan Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Winter 2008 Heeth Varneedoe began his career at Flowers Industries (a leading producer of packaged bakery foods) as route salesman. In 1997, Heeth retired as President and Chief Operating Officer. Under his management, Flowers grew to become a publicly traded Fortune 500 company. Today Flowers. [...]

Building Community on the Web

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Autumn 2007 CHECK OUT THE NEW CSM WEBSITE AND DISCUSSION FORUM! If you haven’t seen the new CSM website lately, you haven't seen the CSM Website! We’ve made sweeping changes that have not only greatly enhanced the visual appeal–including a new logo–but have also increased. [...]

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What Can We Offer God?

by Angela Hough Publication: One-to-One, Autumn 2007 OPPORTUNITIES TO EXTEND CHRIST'S KINGDOM ARE ALL AROUND US. HERE ARE SOME WAYS WE CAN SEE THEM! Many people on the earth today want an answer to their hearts’ cry, “What do I have to offer?” Regardless of age, experience, education and cultural. [...]

Exceeding Expectations

by Keith Landies Publication: One-to-One, Summer 2007 ...HOW A GENERAL CONTRACTING FIRM SUCCEEDS IN THE POOREST MAJOR AMERICAN CITY MY COMPANY, RESIDENCE ARTISTS, INC., is a general contracting, construction, maintenance, and decorative paint/design company specializing in the restoration of fine homes in the greater Cleveland area. We perform new construction,. [...]

Will Poverty Survive?

by Jonathan Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Spring 2007 ...HOW CHALLENGERS SUCH AS MICROCREDIT AND THE ONE CAMPAIGN AIM TO UPLIFT THE WORLD'S POOR—AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR YOU Could poverty disappear in our lifetime? Muhammad Yunus, founder of the microcredit movement and recent winner of the Nobel Peace Prize answers “Yes”. [...]

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