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A New Song For A New Day

Publication:Pastoral Letter, December 2020 Dear Friend in Christ: Grace and peace to you in the Name of the Lord! We are nearing the end of one of the most tumultuous and challenging years in recent history. Recently, I was thinking about 2020, and I said to myself, “This has been a really bad year.” I [...]

The Eternal One

Publication: Pastoral Letter, December 2007 Dear Friend in Christ: This is a great season for us to celebrate Jesus Christ and witness to who He truly is. So much that happens in the cultural observances will fall short of a true celebration of Christ, but we need not fall short. I hope this letter will [...]

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Yank or Pull?

Publication: Pastoral Letter, May 2007 Dear Friend in Christ: Consistency turns a virtue into a habit and habits are who we are. Sometimes we yank at what we want_a short “jerk” at life. At other times we give a consistent enduring pull. If you “yank” on a rope tied to a large boat, nothing happens, [...]

By |May 1st, 2007|Pastoral Letters, Spiritual Growth|0 Comments

What Now?

Publication: Pastoral Letter, August 2006 Dear Friend in Christ: On behalf of the whole CSM team, I want to share with you greetings and gratitude for your friendship and support. In this letter, I am going to share with you some important news, some testimonies, some Scripture…and I am going to ask sincerely for your [...]

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A Builder’s Heart

Publication: Pastoral Letter, May 2000 Dear Friend in Christ: Spring and Summer are seasons of construction...houses, highways, and high-rises flourish as plans are put into effect in the favorable weather. It is a good time to build. I am fascinated by the human spirit and its motivation to build things. I believe it is because [...]

Patriarchy in the Lap of Feminism

Publication:Pastoral Letter, February 2000 Dear Friend in Christ: I am writing a letter to you that is somewhat difficult for me to write. But as a result of my current reading, the prompting of the Holy Spirit, and the current rise of Gnosticism in America, I am compelled to write it. Samson was a powerful [...]

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