Cornerstone

April 11, 2017

The Passion of Jesus

“He who is forgiven much loves much, and so when we focus in on the sufferings of Jesus, we see how costly it was for Jesus to forgive our sins, and we find our love growing and growing because of his payment.”

March 29, 2017

Darkness, Blindness and Sight

“The Bible has always used light and darkness, blindness and sight, as metaphors for our spiritual understanding. Salvation is a matter of God opening blind eyes by shining light into the darkness. Spiritual growth is a matter of having our eyes enlightened so we can see the hope, riches, and loving power of God in Jesus.”

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.”

May 4, 2017

The Posture of Receiving

“Don’t sacrifice your spiritual health at the altars of self-sufficiency and productivity.”

May 15, 2017

The Law and Grace

“God asks for perfection; Jesus comes to give us His.”

April 24, 2017

The Easy Burden of Following Jesus

“The yoke of this world is an unrelenting task master, but the yoke of Christ is different.”

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 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.”

April 11, 2017

The Passion of Jesus

“He who is forgiven much loves much, and so when we focus in on the sufferings of Jesus, we see how costly it was for Jesus to forgive our sins, and we find our love growing and growing because of his payment.”

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.’”

April 11, 2017

The Passion of Jesus

“He who is forgiven much loves much, and so when we focus in on the sufferings of Jesus, we see how costly it was for Jesus to forgive our sins, and we find our love growing and growing because of his payment.”

April 4, 2017

The One We Have Been Waiting For

“While we still wait for the new garden, the new city, the new heavens and the new earth, we are not waiting alone. God’s Holy Spirit has made our souls alive. He has breathed over us and remade us, so that now we are born again.”

April 5, 2017

Why I Couldn’t Get Baptized

“I closed the door to my room, sat down on my bed and asked God, ‘What more do I have to do in order to be baptized?’”

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.”

March 27, 2017

Lent: Sin and Our Hearts

“Confessing sin is a declaration of war against indwelling sin, and a declaration of victory in the gospel of Jesus Christ.”

March 6, 2017

Discipleship: Walking Towards Christ

“When we behold his glory, we walk towards him.”

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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 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?’”

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...”

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?”

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February 27, 2017

Discipleship: Walking in the World

“Being a Christian means walking in the world: enjoying close relationships with Christians, enjoying close relationships with non-Christians, and pursuing your roles and responsibilities in love.”

October 19, 2016

Close to Scripture, Yet Far From God

“In short, it does not matter how much I know the Scriptures, if at the end of the day, I do not let the Scriptures lead me to Him.”

February 21, 2017

Discipleship: Walking with God

“Being a Christian means walking with God: listening to him, relating to him, and responding to him in love.”

December 12, 2016

Rejoice Like Jesus

“A life of Christian maturity is a life of unity, prayer, and meditation on God's truth.”

February 14, 2017

Discipleship: Walking the Christian Life

“How do we see the forest, not just the trees, of the Christian life?”

Parenting as Discipleship Conference

This conference is designed to help equip you to raise your children in wisdom, truth, and love.

February 6, 2017

Imago Dei: The Poor

“God has a profound heart for the poor and the marginalized, and if we are going to follow Him as our Lord and Savior, we must reflect that same heart.”

September 15, 2016

God and Money, Part 4

True Contentment

“In Christ, not only do we have everything we could ever need, but we are given freedom from the desire to be rich, we are given freedom from the love of money, and we are empowered to truly be content.”

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 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 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.”