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A New Song For A New Day

Publication:Pastoral Letter, January 2018 Dear Friend in Christ: Happy New Year! I pray that you and your loved ones had a very blessed Christmas. Celebrating the birth of our Lord Jesus reminds us of God’s promises and His faithfulness to keep His Word. How can we best position ourselves to receive His Word for 2018? [...]

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Miracles at the Intersection

Publication:Pastoral Letter,September 2017 Dear Friend in Christ: I was in California a few weeks ago and my friend Cynthia Krueger gave me a book entitled Miracles by Eric Metaxas. Cynthia is married to Erik Krueger and she had been my administrator in years past. I was interested in the book for several reasons: she had [...]

By |August 23rd, 2017|Foundations of Faith, Pastoral Letters, Spiritual Growth, Spiritual Warfare, Uncategorized, Worldview & Culture, Worship & Prayer|Comments Off on Miracles at the Intersection

Miracles

Publication: Pastoral Letter, October 2016 Dear Friend in Christ: I believe in miracles and believe that I have personally witnessed some miracles.  I am taking into account that you probably would say the same; at least I hope so.  Oral Roberts, a  prominent evangelist of the last generation, often said, “Expect a miracle!”  I believe [...]

How Safe is Your Vineyard?

Publication: Pastoral Letter, November 2010 Dear Friend in Christ: John Adams said, "The moment the idea is admitted into society that property is not as sacred the laws of God, and that there is not a force of law and public justice to protect it, anarchy and tyranny commence." History proves this to be a [...]

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The Purpose of Power

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Summer 2009 HOW TO MOVE FORWARD WHEN YOU DON’T KNOW THE WAY At our recent annual CSM Gatlinburg Conference, we encountered the transforming presence and power of God. In the months leading up to the conference, we were at times unsure of the thematic direction we should take, who should [...]

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Power with God

Publication: Pastoral Letter, September 2004 Dear Friend in Christ: I am certain that you realize that these are very significant times, and great issues are at stake in the world and in the United States. In the light of that, I am writing to you about the question, “Can we influence God to intervene in [...]

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