Cornerstone

November 8, 2017

Claris Health Adopt-a-Family

Adopt-a-Family is a chance to bless Claris Health client families through giving for the holidays.

February 2, 2017

Parenting on Purpose

“There is a big difference between parenting intentionally because it’s what you ‘should’ do and parenting intentionally because you have received that kind of intentional love from God and want to echo his love to your kids.”

August 8, 2017

Thriving Financially in West LA

This conference has been rescheduled for early 2018.

July 5, 2017

The Problem of Treasure

“Materialism and consumerism aren’t just cultural phenomenons, they’re a false religion.”

July 13, 2017

The Great Tragedy of Sainte Chapelle

“At its best, religious art will draw a believer to notice something unique or profound, and thus, to worship God.”

November 15, 2016

The Gray Areas and Our History

“Our evangelical history—especially our recent history, over the last century—has often shaped the way we treat our Bible, and the way we over- or under-react [to gray areas] in our Christian lives. What if the ways we are reading our Bible are affected by our history and we have no idea?”

May 30, 2017

Replacing Lust

“Just like anger, lust flattens individuals, turning beautifully complex people into objects that exist simply for our desires.”

July 18, 2016

Trademarks of a Disciple: Holiness

“God is not approaching you to condemn you, but to draw you out of hiding with his grace and mercy.”

May 17, 2017

Parenting Wide Open

“He has been showing me that whenever I try to mother apart from Him, it not only results in sheer hypocrisy, it also hinders my kids from a clear view of Christ.”

February 6, 2017

Ask Your Daughter’s Boyfriend about Porn

“Why push through the awkwardness to have those conversations with your kids? It’s another incredible opportunity to show the gospel to your kids and to their potential future spouses—to show them the power of the gospel to cover their past and to empower their future.”

May 2, 2017

A Message to the Single

“Let me encourage you that this conference is for you (and not in the way that you think).”

April 24, 2017

A Message to the Married

“Let me challenge you....to consider that this conversation DOES apply to you after all.”

January 31, 2017

Everyone is Called to Orphan Care

“It’s true that some people can’t ‘do that’ themselves—if by ‘that’ they mean take in a child in their current season of life. But orphan care is much larger than taking in a child. If by ‘that’ we mean care for orphans in their distress, then everyone can—and should—do that themselves.”

November 11, 2015

The Kids Next Door

I’d like to take the opportunity to shine the spotlight on that type of orphan here: older kids in foster care.

September 21, 2016

The Good Work of Women, Part 5

Work When There is No Choice

“When your vocational choices are limited by finances, it can feel like you are trapped, hopeless, enslaved. But God promises you a secure future with him that even the deepest pangs of this world cannot touch.”

September 14, 2016

The Good Work of Women, Part 4

Trust in the Right Hands

“We can only work with willing hands when we have a deep trust in His sovereign hands.”

March 10, 2016

We are the Misfits

“We are very conscious of ourselves, and very conscious of how different we are from our spouses. Before God, we are all misfits in marriage.”

March 3, 2016

Marriage as Spiritual Friendship

“When we marry we are offering ourselves to our partner to be her or his primary partner/coach/cheerleader as she or he works to grow. And—if we are wise—we are also asking her/him to help us in the same task. It’s a “spiritual friendship” of the first order.”

May 27, 2015

Merely Outward

"The truth is that a woman’s motivation in what she wears can be complicated by body image issues, art, cultural norms, or just plain ignorance."

August 15, 2010

Sunday Jr. High & High School

We want our Jr. High and High School students to learn about the gospel of Jesus Christ so they can see his absolute importance in every area of their life. Sunday mornings are a time they can join with the entire church to worship, learn, and grow.

February 11, 2015

Christians Should Be Lovers Of Fiction

"We should not fear literature, nor avoid it, but embrace it."