Cornerstone

March 23, 2017

The Hope That is in You

“I am convinced it is the Holy Spirit at work in my heart. Lately, he whispers, ‘Always be prepared to give a reason for the hope that is in you.’”

March 22, 2017

People Who Love Much

“We are creatures who stand in judgment over our Creator, yet God not only forgives us but provides us with more than we ever thought possible in Jesus.”

March 16, 2017

I Must Have More Time!

“Unlike [God], we seem to view ourselves as fighting time and the flight of life, people who must work fast to squeeze everything into a few short decades.”

March 15, 2017

Focus & Reflection

“The season of Lent is a time to focus in on our sinfulness—to see it clearly and find ourselves led to repentance and forgiveness in Jesus.”

March 8, 2017

The Ministry of Questions

“In a time where people seem to be pressing more vehemently than ever to make their thoughts, beliefs, and frustrations known, we have a tremendous opportunity to demonstrate Christ’s love by humbly asking questions...”

March 7, 2017

Keeping Time

“The journey of Lent takes us from a deep awareness of our need to a deep awareness of the forgiveness and victory of Jesus at Easter.”

March 1, 2017

The 3% and Our Own Merit

“God’s ‘process’ isn’t some capricious series of tests to evaluate whether you’re good enough to get to heaven. Rather, it is a perfect execution of judgment where he essentially asks just one question: ‘How are you going to pay for all of the sin that you’ve committed in your life?’”

February 23, 2017

Why You Really Need a Vacation

“Our culture views vacations as a reward for hard and sacrificial work, an opportunity to experience adventure, and/or an escape from ‘real life.’ And while many Christians pursue and design their vacations for these same reasons, these are not biblical priorities.”

February 16, 2017

Letters to CWLA: Pastor Matt

“Through the ups and downs of life I pray that the constant reality for you is your experience of the love of God.”

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.”