Cornerstone

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.”

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.”

January 24, 2017

Reflections on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Pt 2

“Time, according to Dr. King, is not something that inevitably leads to justice, but must be harnessed by godly men to fight for that which matters.”

January 11, 2017

Reflections on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Pt 1

“While most Americans know who Martin Luther King Jr. is, and probably have a general idea of his role in fighting for equality for African-Americans in our country, how many have read and listened to his own words?”

January 11, 2017

Embracing Placebos and Striving for More

“Just because something makes us feel, think, or act differently doesn’t mean that it’s addressing the core issue. It’s true in physical medicine and it’s true in spiritual growth.”

January 4, 2017

Christian Perfection

“For Paul, the pursuit of perfection was not a list of do’s or don’ts. It was not even doing everything right. Perfection was not solving all problems or having all the answers to life’s dilemmas. Rather, it was connected to knowing Christ Jesus.”

December 29, 2016

The Emperor’s New Clothing

"Jesus gives us clothes of salvation and righteousness that we can't earn, can't buy, and can't find here on the earth."

December 16, 2016

Gathering With Family

"For some, gathering with family is the best part of Christmas. For others, it’s the most difficult. But why do we do it? Why not take the money and the time off and take a vacation? Why make the effort of traveling on some of the busiest travel days of the year?"

December 15, 2016

Letters to CWLA: Pastor Bill

“It is of the greatest joy and the most humbling of my life’s experiences that God has allowed me to serve you as your pastor.”

December 8, 2016

Do Not Grumble!

“When we complain we reject and overlook the love that God gives us constantly in our lives. When life is hard, instead of complaining we ought to find our refuge in Him. The Lord meets us in our distress, and instead of complaining we must lavish ourselves in His love.”