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Here We Go Again

Here we go again. Sorry, that's a bit of exasperation. I read today about another Christian musician who has given up his faith because he discovered many things he had overlooked. So, here's another round of "I never knew this about Christianity." Shannon Low, frontman of Order of Elijah, a "Christian Deathcore" band gave up [...]

By |June 7th, 2016|Worldview & Culture|Comments Off on Here We Go Again

Didn’t See That Coming!

  Ouch! These are painful words. They’re some of the most painful words I’ve heard parents say. It is usually at the end of the story about how their teenage son or daughter walked away from the faith. Sometimes there are tears, sometimes anger when this is expressed to me. There is always a look [...]

By |May 31st, 2016|Spiritual Growth, Worldview & Culture|Comments Off on Didn’t See That Coming!

Will Poverty Survive?

by Jonathan Simpson Publication: One-to-One, Spring 2007 ...HOW CHALLENGERS SUCH AS MICROCREDIT AND THE ONE CAMPAIGN AIM TO UPLIFT THE WORLD'S POOR—AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR YOU Could poverty disappear in our lifetime? Muhammad Yunus, founder of the microcredit movement and recent winner of the Nobel Peace Prize answers “Yes” to this question. Receiving his [...]

By |April 1st, 2007|Financial Freedom, One-to-One, Work & Service, Worldview & Culture|Comments Off on Will Poverty Survive?

The Personal Cross

Publication: Pastoral Letter, July 2003 Dear Friend in Christ: Greetings in Jesus’ name! Everyone here at CSM sends their love and gratitude to you for your prayer and friendship, and we pray that you and yours are having a blessed and enjoyable summer thus far. This month, I want to continue to focus on the [...]

By |July 1st, 2003|Pastoral Letters, Spiritual Growth|Comments Off on The Personal Cross

Who Owns the Gold

Publication: Pastoral Letter, January 2000 Dear Friend in Christ: Greetings in the name of the Lord of all ages! I pray that this new millennium will witness His glory in all the earth, and that we can witness to all mankind that He is Lord! I am writing this letter a month prior to the [...]

By |January 1st, 2000|Financial Freedom, Pastoral Letters|Comments Off on Who Owns the Gold