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July 2024 – The Battle Belongs to the Lord – Part 2

THE BATTLE BELONGS TO THE LORD — PART TWO Dear Friend in Christ: Happy July! This month, we’re continuing our journey through 2 Chronicles 20 on the theme, “The Battle Belongs to the Lord.” Last month, we were reminded that anytime we try to do the right thing, our spiritual. [...]

June 2024 The Battle Belongs to The Lord Part 1

June 2024 THE BATTLE BELONGS TO THE LORD Dear Friend in Christ: One of my favorite stories is found in Second Chronicles 20, and it involves young King Jehoshaphat, who became ruler in Judah when he was 35. Jehoshaphat was a seeker and a worshipper of the Lord, he detested. [...]

May 2024 The Promised Land

May 2024 THE PROMISED LAND Dear Friend in Christ: On behalf of our Simpson family and the Charles Simpson Ministries CSM Publishing family, I want to thank you for your continued prayers and financial support for us as we move through this season of grief and transition following the death. [...]

April 2024 – The Secret Place

April 2024 THE SECRET PLACE Dear Friend in Christ: Our family and ministry team send love and gratitude to you. We deeply appreciate your love, prayer, and support for us in these days as we grieve the passing of my father, Pastor Charles Simpson. Your very kind calls, texts, messages,. [...]

September 2023-Back to the Book

Dear Friend in Christ: Recently, I had breakfast with my good friends Ronnie Head and Pastor Terry Ragsdale (Grand Bay Community Church, Grand Bay, Alabama). Ron is the founder of Head’s Heating and Air Conditioning and is considered a “guru” of heating and air in our part of the world.. [...]

August 2023 – This is My Story

THIS IS MY STORY Dear Friend in Christ: I pray this letter finds you and yours well—and staying cool! Mobile in August is like a steamy hot sauna. I try to remind myself that some folks pay good money to experience what we get for free! This month, I am. [...]

November 2022 – My Thanksgiving In Moscow

Dear Friend in Christ: In my September 2022 Pastoral Letter, I shared with you a miracle that happened when I visited Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus in the former Soviet Union in late 1991. On that mission journey, the Holy Spirit profoundly wrote these words of Jesus upon my heart: “Then. [...]

October 2022 – Cords and Stakes

Dear Friend in Christ: Wisdom is a matter of life or death. I’m so thankful for parents, grandparents, pastors, and mentors who not only modeled wisdom, but taught me from an early age to pursue wisdom. Their foundation for wisdom was God’s Word and His Holy Spirit. Look at just. [...]

August 2022 – An Indestructible Investment

Dear Friend in Christ: Recently, I was having lunch with a close Pastor friend in another city. We were talking about another brother in the Lord, and what a tremendous blessing that brother is to so many people. This pastor friend shared how, more than 25 years ago, the Lord. [...]

July 2022 Truth in Love

Dear Friend in Christ: Thank you for taking the time to read this letter. I seek to unfold what I believe the Lord is saying to me now as it is very consequential to know how we respond to our current culture. Ephesians 4:15 teaches us that we grow up. [...]

January 2022 – Running the Race Ahead

Dear Friend in Christ: We are facing a New Year and a new opportunity to grow; to have a better life whatever the future holds. I join you in praying for a joyful 2022! Let’s kick off this letter with a quick lesson from the world of football. The year. [...]

December 2021 – We Believe

Dear Friends, Recently, I was in a store that was displaying new Christmas merchandise. I spotted a large decorative sign for sale that boldly proclaimed, “We Believe!” I smiled, and thought, "How wonderful to see such a strong declaration of faith." As I got closer, I realized that the sign. [...]

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