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Thanksgiving As A Lifestyle

Publication:Pastoral Letter, November 2018 Dear Friend in Christ: This month in America, we celebrate Thanksgiving to honor God’s Providence in the founding of our nation. Thanksgiving has taken on renewed significance for me personally. In 2014, I was facing a severe respiratory infection that wouldn’t go away for many weeks. It produced a searing headache [...]

The Lord Our Provider

Publication: Pastoral Letter, January 2016 Dear Friend in Christ: Happy New Year! I pray that you had a wonderful Christmas season and that the presence of God very near to you and yours.  We thank God for you and appreciate your friendship. As we enter 2016, I want to share a brief word of encouragement [...]

Thanksgiving as a Lifestyle

Publication:Pastoral Letter, November 2014 Dear Friend in Christ,I pray this letter finds you well and enjoying the Autumn. This is my favorite time of the year for many reasons, but primarily because we are nearing the celebration of Thanksgiving Day here in the United States. In addition to the deeply meaningful acknowledgement of God's provision [...]

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The Power of Your Testimony

by Stephen Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Autumn 2009 REMEMBER GOD’S GRACE, GIVE THANKS, AND TELL SOMEBODY ABOUT IT Back in the olden days, also known as "my childhood," I was very fond of the song, "Count Your Blessings." The opening verse says: When upon life's billows you are tempest tossed, When you are discouraged, thinking all [...]

By |September 1st, 2009|Foundations of Faith, One-to-One|0 Comments

An Attitude Of Gratitude

Publication: Pastoral Letter, November 2000 Dear Friend in Christ: I wish that I could come to your home, church, or place of business and thank you personally for the prayers, encouragement, and financial support that you have given to us this year. I do thank you, and I thank the Lord because I know that [...]

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