Tag Archives: life

About Her Life

Publication: Pastoral Letter, April 2008 Dear Friend in Christ: I am writing to ask you to allow me the privilege of telling you about Carolyn, my wife, who passed away February 13, 2008. I realize that my family is not by any means alone in facing disease, difficulty, and death.. [...]

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.. [...]

How to Find the Door

Publication: Pastoral Letter, July 2007 Dear Friend in Christ: Life is defined by the doors that we recognize and enter. Therefore, understanding the nature of doors is vital. So what is a “door?” I could simply characterize doors as entrance to opportunities, but I believe that doors are more than. [...]

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. [...]

Life in the Unimaginable

Publication: Pastoral Letter, March 2005 Dear Friend in Christ: I enjoy worshipping the Lord, but even more, I depend upon it. It is not simply what I say to God as I worship, but what I hope to hear from Him. Once the worship rises into the spirit of revelation,. [...]

Call Them Pearls

Publication: Pastoral Letter, November 2003 Dear Friend in Christ, I pray this letter finds you and yours doing well. This month, I want to continue to share with you about people and why the Lord invests so much in seeking and saving those who are lost. What is the value. [...]

The Personal Cross

Publication: Pastoral Letter, July 2003 Dear Friend in Christ: Greetings in Jesus’ name! Everyone here at CSM sends their love and gratitude to you for your prayer and friendship, and we pray that you and yours are having a blessed and enjoyable summer thus far. This month, I want to. [...]

Making History Makers

Publication: Pastoral Letter, May 2001 Dear Friend in Christ: The question I want to ask in this letter is, “How can we build lives that will affect history? To answer that question I will turn our attention to Jesus Christ. Jesus was unique in nature, authority, and power. Yet, He. [...]

How Will God Measure Our Lives

Publication:Pastoral Letter, June 2000 Dear Friend in Christ: Greetings in our Lord’s name. I pray that you are progressing and prospering in God’s purpose. There are many ways to measure our lives; one is by years, as in, “I am now 63 years old.” Another way to measure life is. [...]

Watch Your Heart

Publication: Pastoral Letter, April 2000 Dear Friend in Christ: As some of you may know, I had open-heart surgery on January 21, 2000. I am writing this letter to you a little more than one month into my recovery, and so far, I am doing well. For the past year,. [...]

Pillars of Truth

Publication: Pastoral Letter, November 1999 Dear Friend in Christ: I hope you will receive this letter as a personal one, and that it will reinforce the foundation of your life. What I will write is an expression of my own life’s message. THE PARABLE - THE FOUNDATION Matthew 7:24-27 records. [...]

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