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Waiting Passive or Patient?

Publication: Pastoral Letter, July 2009 Dear Friend in Christ: Many people across the world are praying for revival, and some are experiencing it. For those of us who are waiting, I want to address the subject of how we wait. Is patience the same as passivity? Certainly not. God is patient, but He is absolutely [...]

By |July 1st, 2009|Pastoral Letters, Spiritual Growth|0 Comments

Who Is Calling?

Publication: Pastoral Letter, January 2007 Dear Friend in Christ: On behalf of our whole CSM Team, I want to tell you Happy New Year! I pray that you and your loved ones had a most blessed Christmas season. We live in very significant times. It is imperative that we discern the voice of God from [...]

By |January 1st, 2007|Pastoral Letters, Worldview & Culture|0 Comments

Christians and Islam

Publication: Pastoral Letter, September 2005 Dear Friend in Christ: Please read this entire letter and make copies for your Christian friends. I have just returned from The Netherlands, where I ministered to approximately 1000 leaders from 25 Muslim-dominated nations across the world. Many of these leaders are ethnically Iranian and speak the Farsi language. During [...]

By |September 1st, 2005|Pastoral Letters, Worldview & Culture|0 Comments

Close By, Yet Far Off!

Publication: Pastoral Letter, June 2005 Dear Friend in Christ: Greetings in the Lord! I pray that you are well and having a good summer. This month, I want to share with you something that is very urgent on my heart, concerning God’s mercy and our response to Him. How did Jesus view the world? How [...]

By |June 1st, 2005|Pastoral Letters, Worldview & Culture|0 Comments

The Secret

Publication: Pastoral Letter, January 2004 Dear Friend in Christ: Thank you for your support and prayers during 2003. You have helped us in our service to the Lord. And, may 2004 be a banner year for you! My desire is to sow truth into your life that will bring eternal blessings. This letter contains a [...]

By |January 1st, 2004|Pastoral Letters, Spiritual Growth|0 Comments

Cross the Road?

Publication: Pastoral Letter, September 2002 Dear Friend in Christ: I pray that you and yours had a good summer. Everyone here at CSM sends their greetings and their gratitude for your friendship to this ministry. This month, I have a rather unusual story to tell you, and I want to draw a lesson from it [...]

By |September 1st, 2002|Pastoral Letters, Relationships|0 Comments

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 became like us in every [...]

Lessons from Psalm 27

Publication:Pastoral Letter, December 1999 Dear Friend in Christ: I trust that this letter finds you and yours well. We are in a most significant season as we prepare to celebrate the birth of our Lord Jesus and as we come into a new millennium. Now, more than ever, we need to hear from God. God’s [...]

By |December 1st, 1999|Pastoral Letters, Spiritual Growth|0 Comments

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 this: the value of our [...]

By |October 1st, 1999|Foundations of Faith, Pastoral Letters|0 Comments