Tag Archives: family

The Glorious Church

Publication: Pastoral Letter, June 2011 Dear Friend in Christ: Previously, I have written to you about God’s covenant faithfulness. This month, I want to look at “The Glorious Church”, and next month’s Pastoral Letter will address the unshakable Kingdom. These three letters comprise the series, “Foundations for the Future”. We. [...]

Foundations for the Future

Publication: Pastoral Letter, May 2011 Dear Friend in Christ: What is it that we have built our lives upon? What are our core values that motivate us regardless of circumstance? Should there be another great harvest, and I believe that there will be, what should new followers of Jesus build. [...]

Fix the Factory!

Publication: Pastoral Letter, February 2011 Dear Friend in Christ: It doesn’t make any sense to complain about the product and ignore the factory that produces it. It is like throwing time and money at symptoms and ignoring the disease. Our culture has a very serious and eventually fatal disease, and. [...]

Turning the Hearts of Fathers

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Summer 2009 GLOBAL REDEMPTION STARTS AT HOME The last word in the Old Testament is "curse." How sobering to think that what began with such promise "in the beginning," had come to a place where man's sin brought great strife-division between God and man, division. [...]

Real Revival

Publication:Pastoral Letter, May 2009 Dear Friend in Christ: This letter represents the second letter in a series I am writing about “Real Revival.” My last letter was about “Real Conditions for Real Revival,” which included humility, prayer, seeking God, and repentance. Second Chronicles 7:14 promised that if those conditions were. [...]

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. [...]

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. [...]

The Family Multiplies

by Charles Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Summer 2006   Churches rejoice in additions; God rejoices in multiplication. While churches to seek to add members, the non-Christian world--especially the Islamic world--is multiplying. How are they doing this? Families are having children--lots of children. The West meanwhile has de-emphasized family, having children, and. [...]

Charles Simpson Celebrates 50 Years of Ministry

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Winter 2006 OUR EDITOR-IN-CHIEF IS A PIONEER AND PASTOR WHOSE PROPHETIC VISION HAS BROUGHT WORLDWIDE BLESSINGS It seems like yesterday when I was writing an editorial about my father’s fortieth anniversary in Gospel ministry, but another amazing decade has passed. In December of 2005, Rev.. [...]

Creating Culture

Publication: Pastoral Letter, April 2004 Dear Friend in Christ: Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus! I pray that this letter finds you and yours doing well. This month, I want to share some thoughts with you concerning present cultural clashes, and how we can have not only hope,. [...]

Traveling in Families

Publication:Pastoral letter, March 2001 Dear Friend in Christ: In my letter to you last month, I wrote about “The Road Home.” In this letter, I hope to continue to convey a relational view of Church life that is a purpose-driven pilgrimage together. Many years ago, I sat in my office. [...]

How Do You Measure Love?

Publication: Pastoral Letter, October 1999 Dear Friend in Christ: I hope you are well this month. In this letter, I want to share about a word that is much misunderstood in our modern society: the word is “love”. Words are the currency of culture. What I mean by that is. [...]

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