Cornerstone

September 7, 2017

Trusting the Gospel in Times of Prosperity

“...in many ways, prosperity actually highlights my need for Christ even more.”

July 17, 2017

The Problem of Relationships

“The gospel takes a critical heart and makes it generous.”

September 5, 2017

Walking With God

This class focuses on loving God by walking with him in a close personal relationship: listening to and learning from God in the Bible, speaking and relating to God in prayer, and internalizing and applying what God has said in heart work.

July 24, 2017

Our Problem with God

“God wants us to explore his generosity in prayer.”

August 24, 2017

The Glory in Corporate Worship

“There is a grace and glory that God reserves for corporate worship, and amazingly, He invites us in to what He is doing as participants.”

August 2, 2017

Spiritual Rest

“I came to realize that I really didn’t know the God who says to us, ‘Come to me and you will find rest.’”

August 22, 2017

Sports and the Tyranny of Self-Justification

“Christian, you have been justified by the blood of Christ, and are therefore free from the crushing burden of having to justify yourself through your performance.”

August 14, 2017

How Firm a Foundation

“Living out the Sermon on the Mount means anchoring your life to the rock of Jesus Christ.”

August 21, 2017

Discipleship Pathway: Following Jesus

“The Christian life of love is a long walk in the same direction.”

August 17, 2017

Exploring God and Food

“So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.” -1 Corinthians 10:31

June 8, 2017

Walking the Christian Life

“Without clarity on the basics of the Christian life—the things that all Christians are called to do—you will either be paralyzed with insecurity (‘Am I doing enough?’), weighed down with discouragement (‘I’m not doing enough’), or confused and apathetic (‘Who knows if I’m doing enough?’).”

February 14, 2017

Discipleship: Walking the Christian Life

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

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.”

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July 31, 2017

The Golden Rule

“The things that promise us pleasure and life are also the things that will cause displeasure and death in us, if God and others are not at center of our love.”

June 12, 2017

Replacing Revenge

“In any situation, the Christian response is love.”

July 11, 2017

Walking with God

“Like the best loving relationships, a vibrant walk with God involves deep listening, open speaking, and deliberate change.”

July 30, 2017

Self-Control in Thought Life

In this women's seminar, we explored the powerful Biblical principle of taking every thought captive to obey Christ.

June 12, 2017

Replacing Revenge

“In any situation, the Christian response is love.”

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.”

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May 25, 2017

Thoughts from My Mother’s Deathbed

“All I could do was beg God not to let her die, to give us more time with her, at least one more Mother’s Day together with her. I have never felt so helpless in all my life.”

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.’”

May 22, 2017

Replacing Anger

“In anger we strip away a person’s true identity and reform them into a simplistic caricature in our minds.”

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 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 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 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?”

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.”