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Clearing the Hurdle of Maintenance to Multiplication

My daughter ran hurdles in high school until she face planted on one.  I don’t know if it was her front foot or back foot that got caught.  We weren’t there.  The paramedics called us while the ambulance was on the way to the hospital.  She knocked herself out and came to while in the [...]

By |June 13th, 2016|Spiritual Growth|0 Comments

Here’s to the Crown

Publication: Pastoral Letter, June 2008 Dear Friend in Christ: Perhaps this should be a book instead of a letter, but I pray that I can deliver the message in this brief form. My desire is to encourage you to get to the place of victorious joy; what’s more, I believe that this is the Lord’s [...]

By |June 1st, 2008|Pastoral Letters, Spiritual Growth|0 Comments

Mission or Position?

by Charles Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Spring 2007 IT’S NOT SO MUCH WHAT PEOPLE CALL US, BUT IT’S WHAT WE DO THAT MATTERS My parent’s named me, “Charles.” I didn’t care much for my name; I thought it was…well…“Sissy”. But then later, I found out why they named me “Charles.” My father had an older brother [...]

By |April 1st, 2007|One-to-One, Spiritual Growth|0 Comments

The Greatest Investment

Publication: Pastoral Letter, October 2003 Dear Friend in Christ, I am an investor; that is, I am willing to take a calculated risk in order to produce an increase. Most of us are investors in some way. Since I am not a qualified financial advisor, I will not offer any “hot stock tips” this month, [...]