Cornerstone

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.”

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."