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Transition

Publication:Pastoral Letter, January 2019 Dear Friend in Christ: It is a New Year and I pray that it will be a great one for you! Yesterday is past; the future is not yet here, and today is the transition from yesterday to tomorrow. We are on a journey, sojourners in temporary dwellings. Adjusting to change [...]

Walk on Water

Publication: Pastoral Letter, September 2010 Dear Friend in Christ: Life is not always smooth sailing. What do we do then? How do we handle adversity that is beyond our control? There is an old song that says, "When the storms of life are raging, stand by me." There are many kinds of storms, and in [...]

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The Prince of Peace

by Charles Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Winter 2006 OTHERS CAN’T GIVE IT – OTHERS CAN’T TAKE IT AWAY Political leaders promise peace and prosperity because that is what almost all of us want. Peace is the foundation for prosperity, and when peace is taken from us, resources are diverted for survival, defense, and destruction. For things [...]

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Storm Stories

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Summer 2005 What Is the Reason for Hurricane Season? Hurricane Ivan Aftermath photo courtesy The Pensacola News Journal. Used with permission. There is a peculiar, and not at all pleasant sound that the wind makes when it is trying to dismantle your house. The English language comes up [...]

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 a brief parable given by [...]

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