Cornerstone

July 25, 2019

Limits of Science

“...Science tells us how the world works while Christianity tells us our meaning and purpose in this world, and how we are to live in light of ultimate truths.”

August 30, 2018

The Joy of Sending Your Children Off

“In the moments of transition we can see the beauty of God’s faithfulness in and through us, and his grace and redemption for all the ways we didn’t get it quite right.”

February 7, 2019

Youth Retreats and Youth Ministry

“How can they appreciate our teaching if we are not consistently leading them to read, consider, and meditate on what we have found to be true in the Bible?”

May 27, 2015

Merely Outward

"The truth is that a woman’s motivation in what she wears can be complicated by body image issues, art, cultural norms, or just plain ignorance."

August 25, 2019

Intro to Cornerstone

Intro to Cornerstone is designed to give an introduction to our church: who we are, what we believe, and how you can be involved.

May 4, 2019

The Gospel at Work

How does God fit into what we spend our time and energy on daily?

August 18, 2019

Raising Lazarus

“Jesus’ power to take the place of death and raise to life is incredibly personal. He calls you by name! ‘Come out! I’m taking your place!’”

August 11, 2019

The Blind Shall See

“The Light of the World, the light that overcomes the darkness, is now the light that shines in you.”

August 18, 2019

Raising Lazarus

“Jesus’ power to take the place of death and raise to life is incredibly personal. He calls you by name! ‘Come out! I’m taking your place!’”

July 16, 2019

Do Not Throw Away Your Confidence

“We feel pressure to be the perfect host, perfect parent, or perfect friend, and we struggle to live up to our own expectations for what these things look like.”

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August 18, 2019

Raising Lazarus

“Jesus’ power to take the place of death and raise to life is incredibly personal. He calls you by name! ‘Come out! I’m taking your place!’”

August 11, 2019

The Blind Shall See

“The Light of the World, the light that overcomes the darkness, is now the light that shines in you.”

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August 18, 2019

Raising Lazarus

“Jesus’ power to take the place of death and raise to life is incredibly personal. He calls you by name! ‘Come out! I’m taking your place!’”

August 11, 2019

The Blind Shall See

“The Light of the World, the light that overcomes the darkness, is now the light that shines in you.”

August 18, 2019

Raising Lazarus

“Jesus’ power to take the place of death and raise to life is incredibly personal. He calls you by name! ‘Come out! I’m taking your place!’”

August 16, 2019

A Commendation of “The Pilgrim’s Progress”

“Remembering the story prompts me to look out for Help, who the Lord of the Hill sent to aid weary travelers in their escape from the bog.”

August 16, 2019

A Commendation of “The Pilgrim’s Progress”

“Remembering the story prompts me to look out for Help, who the Lord of the Hill sent to aid weary travelers in their escape from the bog.”

August 6, 2019

Authentic Hospitality

“Hospitality isn’t the presenting of a carefully manicured façade, it’s the genuine sharing of your real self with others.”

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August 16, 2019

A Commendation of “The Pilgrim’s Progress”

“Remembering the story prompts me to look out for Help, who the Lord of the Hill sent to aid weary travelers in their escape from the bog.”

August 6, 2019

Authentic Hospitality

“Hospitality isn’t the presenting of a carefully manicured façade, it’s the genuine sharing of your real self with others.”

August 16, 2019

A Commendation of “The Pilgrim’s Progress”

“Remembering the story prompts me to look out for Help, who the Lord of the Hill sent to aid weary travelers in their escape from the bog.”

August 4, 2019

Do You Have Freedom?

“Freedom is not doing whatever you want, freedom is following the Free One.”

August 11, 2019

The Blind Shall See

“The Light of the World, the light that overcomes the darkness, is now the light that shines in you.”

August 6, 2019

Authentic Hospitality

“Hospitality isn’t the presenting of a carefully manicured façade, it’s the genuine sharing of your real self with others.”

August 11, 2019

The Blind Shall See

“The Light of the World, the light that overcomes the darkness, is now the light that shines in you.”

January 25, 2019

A Heart for the Outsider

“For the Christian, it should be easy to identify strongly with the foreigner, with the one in need of an Exodus. Have we forgotten we were in Egypt?”

Celebration of Cultures 2019

We’ll be celebrating, sharing, and enjoying each other’s heritages by feasting together on food from our respective backgrounds.

August 25, 2019

Intro to Cornerstone

Intro to Cornerstone is designed to give an introduction to our church: who we are, what we believe, and how you can be involved.

August 6, 2019

Authentic Hospitality

“Hospitality isn’t the presenting of a carefully manicured façade, it’s the genuine sharing of your real self with others.”

August 25, 2019

Intro to Cornerstone

Intro to Cornerstone is designed to give an introduction to our church: who we are, what we believe, and how you can be involved.

August 6, 2019

Authentic Hospitality

“Hospitality isn’t the presenting of a carefully manicured façade, it’s the genuine sharing of your real self with others.”

August 6, 2019

Authentic Hospitality

“Hospitality isn’t the presenting of a carefully manicured façade, it’s the genuine sharing of your real self with others.”

March 6, 2019

When Ministry Hurts

“...God doesn’t leave us to ourselves. In the midst of heartache, God doesn’t move on from us.”

July 30, 2019

Praying Like Paul

“We place emphasis on Paul’s prayers not merely because of how constantly he prayed, but because his prayers constantly expressed his genuine love for others.”

A Pauline Perspective on Prayer

Following Paul’s example to reprioritize prayer in our lives.

July 30, 2019

Praying Like Paul

“We place emphasis on Paul’s prayers not merely because of how constantly he prayed, but because his prayers constantly expressed his genuine love for others.”

A Pauline Perspective on Prayer

Following Paul’s example to reprioritize prayer in our lives.

July 25, 2019

Limits of Science

“...Science tells us how the world works while Christianity tells us our meaning and purpose in this world, and how we are to live in light of ultimate truths.”

June 23, 2019

Signs and Wonders

“Our reluctance to believe miracles says more about us than it does about how reality works.”

July 25, 2019

Limits of Science

“...Science tells us how the world works while Christianity tells us our meaning and purpose in this world, and how we are to live in light of ultimate truths.”

Christianity and Science

How can science interact with our faith?

July 25, 2019

Limits of Science

“...Science tells us how the world works while Christianity tells us our meaning and purpose in this world, and how we are to live in light of ultimate truths.”

Christianity and Science

How can science interact with our faith?

July 16, 2019

Do Not Throw Away Your Confidence

“We feel pressure to be the perfect host, perfect parent, or perfect friend, and we struggle to live up to our own expectations for what these things look like.”

July 14, 2019

The Lame Walk

“There is a deep healing we all need, and that only Jesus can provide.”

July 16, 2019

Do Not Throw Away Your Confidence

“We feel pressure to be the perfect host, perfect parent, or perfect friend, and we struggle to live up to our own expectations for what these things look like.”

Biblical Confidence

Looking at what the Bible has to say about godly confidence.

July 14, 2019

The Lame Walk

“There is a deep healing we all need, and that only Jesus can provide.”

July 11, 2019

The Temptation of Quick Fixes for Suffering

“Oh how easily we are deceived by the enticement of the quick fix.”

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July 14, 2019

The Lame Walk

“There is a deep healing we all need, and that only Jesus can provide.”

July 9, 2019

Why Should I Care About Heaven?

“...Kneeling at his graveside, between sobs, I placed my hand on the freshly poured earth...and said these four words aloud: ‘I’ll see you later.’”

The Reality of Heaven

What can we actually know about heaven?

July 3, 2019

The Draw of Spiritual Gifts

“Much to my dismay, I’ve found that the Christian life consists of quite a lot more than simply ‘knowing’ my top five spiritual gifts.”

Should We Pursue Spiritual Gifts?

How should we view the different spiritual gifts mentioned in Scripture?

July 3, 2019

The Draw of Spiritual Gifts

“Much to my dismay, I’ve found that the Christian life consists of quite a lot more than simply ‘knowing’ my top five spiritual gifts.”

Should We Pursue Spiritual Gifts?

How should we view the different spiritual gifts mentioned in Scripture?

June 25, 2019

Seeing with New Eyes

“When we seek to know someone it is very important to learn to look at them with the incomparable greatness with which Jesus sees them.”

June 24, 2019

Forming Church Culture

“Church is not an event we attend, church is a family we belong to with the gospel at the center. The gospel forms our culture.”

June 25, 2019

Seeing with New Eyes

“When we seek to know someone it is very important to learn to look at them with the incomparable greatness with which Jesus sees them.”

June 16, 2019

The Necessity of Unity

“We may think that others are the less honorable, but it is our pride that makes us the less honorable ones!”

June 13, 2019

Watching Wisdom

“...Wisdom is better learned when we combine what we read in the Bible with watching wisdom in action.”

Woman Wisdom

Learning to live wisely based on Proverbs 8 and 9

Woman Wisdom

Learning to live wisely based on Proverbs 8 and 9

Creating a Gospel Culture

How can we let the Gospel define church culture?

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May 26, 2019

The Return of the Lord

“For the gospel to be truly good news, it must have an assured ending.”

May 19, 2019

True and False Religion

“There is no secret uncovered in Isaiah 58. Our problem isn’t ignorance. Our problem is forgetfulness.”

August 25, 2019

Intro to Cornerstone

Intro to Cornerstone is designed to give an introduction to our church: who we are, what we believe, and how you can be involved.

February 19, 2018

Community: The Church and Friendship

“Christian community is messy, spiritual, intentionality.”

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August 25, 2019

Intro to Cornerstone

Intro to Cornerstone is designed to give an introduction to our church: who we are, what we believe, and how you can be involved.

Walking in the World

This class focuses on loving your neighbor as you walk in the world: living in community with other Christians, living on mission with non-Christians, and living out your calling in the different roles and responsibilities God has given you.

May 19, 2019

True and False Religion

“There is no secret uncovered in Isaiah 58. Our problem isn’t ignorance. Our problem is forgetfulness.”

May 12, 2019

Comfort for Idolaters

“God brings comfort that nothing else can give you.”

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April 28, 2019

The LORD Your Husband

“God wants us to chase after true love, and the truest love is him.”

March 31, 2019

The Love of the Servant

“Even a mother can forget her child, but the LORD will not forget you.”

April 21, 2019

Turning the Tables - Easter 2019

“Easter is where we find the power of Christianity.”

April 19, 2019

The Death of the Servant

Surely he has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet we esteemed him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted. - Isaiah 53:4

April 21, 2019

Turning the Tables - Easter 2019

“Easter is where we find the power of Christianity.”

April 19, 2019

The Death of the Servant

Surely he has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet we esteemed him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted. - Isaiah 53:4

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April 21, 2019

Turning the Tables - Easter 2019

“Easter is where we find the power of Christianity.”

April 19, 2019

The Death of the Servant

Surely he has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet we esteemed him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted. - Isaiah 53:4

April 7, 2019

The Disgrace of the Servant

“What has taken place when the promised and honored Servant is cast out by The LORD?”

March 28, 2018

Abiding and Freedom: A Lenten Meditation

“In what seems like a cosmic act of hospitality, Jesus invites us to dwell.”

March 13, 2019

On Reading Well

“How do we decide what to read, which authors to trust, and what is worth our time?”

January 17, 2019

Bible Reading: Reading Faster

“Many of the connecting threads that run throughout Scripture are easier to see when we take larger bites each day.”

March 13, 2019

On Reading Well

“How do we decide what to read, which authors to trust, and what is worth our time?”

August 19, 2018

Pleasure vs. Reality

“You can only truly enjoy the pleasures of life if you are already satisfied without them.”

March 12, 2019

The Comfort of the LORD

“God is always near, always present, always holding us close, and through his Word, he is whispering words of true comfort to us.”

February 10, 2016

A Prayer for the Depressed and Weary Soul

​“I bring all of my fears and doubts, the lies and uncertainties, and lay them at your feet, O Lord.”

March 12, 2019

The Comfort of the LORD

“God is always near, always present, always holding us close, and through his Word, he is whispering words of true comfort to us.”

March 4, 2019

The Faithfulness of the LORD

“Our hearts are restless until they find their rest in the Lord.”

March 6, 2019

When Ministry Hurts

“...God doesn’t leave us to ourselves. In the midst of heartache, God doesn’t move on from us.”

February 1, 2019

An Average Jane Adventuring with Jesus

“How should we respond if our hearts don’t jump for joy at the prospect of following Him into the unknown?”

March 6, 2019

When Ministry Hurts

“...God doesn’t leave us to ourselves. In the midst of heartache, God doesn’t move on from us.”

October 9, 2018

A Call to Honor Our Pastors

“It is important for us as the congregation to know what God’s Word says about how we are to care for our elders.”

February 26, 2019

What I Learned at Camp

“I felt less in control, and simultaneously more at peace, than I have ever felt.”

November 6, 2018

He Knows Their Name

“What a privilege it is to give a child love who has known only pain.”

February 19, 2019

The Judgment of the LORD

“You can’t truly appreciate the redemption we have been given without comprehending the judgment we are under without it.”

January 2, 2018

It Is Good to be Near God

But for me it is good to be near God; I have made the Lord GOD my refuge, that I may tell of all your works. - Psalm 73:28

February 2, 2019

Marriage is Bigger than You Think

This conference focused on the big picture of marriage in God’s world, and how that can affect your life here and now.

January 23, 2019

Finding “The One”

“Intimacy with The One does go all the way down to the depths of my soul in a way no spouse ever could.”

January 27, 2019

God’s Heart for Us to Stay

“How can we be captured by His love for us and what it led Him to do on our behalf, and not be moved to follow Him in the work of the gospel?”

January 25, 2019

A Heart for the Outsider

“For the Christian, it should be easy to identify strongly with the foreigner, with the one in need of an Exodus. Have we forgotten we were in Egypt?”

January 20, 2019

God’s Heart for Us to Send

“When God calls someone to go spread the gospel, he also calls us to send them.”

January 13, 2019

God’s Heart for Us to Go

“The commission of the Church is not simply an optional task to be performed by “superstar” Christians; the Great Commission is the final marching order of our King, meant to fulfill His irrepressible desire to bring all tongues, tribes, peoples, and nations into His presence, where fullness of joy and life everlasting awaits!”

January 17, 2019

Bible Reading: Reading Faster

“Many of the connecting threads that run throughout Scripture are easier to see when we take larger bites each day.”

January 16, 2019

Bible Reading: Reading Chronologically

“Reading the Bible chronologically will benefit anyone who has had trouble making sense of the Old Testament.”

December 27, 2018

The Successful Life

“For what does it profit a man to gain the whole world and forfeit his soul?”
- Mark 8:36

October 7, 2018

True Satisfaction

“Money will not and cannot satisfy your soul.”

December 23, 2018

Jesus is Born

“There is a gap between heaven and earth- we try to climb our way to heaven, and fail; we try to find heaven on earth, and we fail; so heaven comes down.”

December 16, 2018

Jesus is Fully Man

“At the heart of Christianity is that the eternal Son of God was born as Jesus of Nazareth, fully human.”

December 2, 2018

Called to Serve God

“Every Christian has been given tools to serve others. Every Christian is a tool in the hand of God to bless others.”

September 9, 2018

Equipping the Saints

“The local church is the place you are equipped with the tools you need for the life God has for you.”

November 25, 2018

The Last Word

“Ecclesiastes teaches us that in an uncontrollable life, God gives us good gifts to unwrap every day—and he ties them all to Jesus Christ.”

July 22, 2018

Psalms of Worship

“Those who worship God find their home in His presence, their strength in His power, and their satisfaction in Him alone.”

What the Reformation Means for Today

How should we as present-day Christians (and self-identified Protestants) regard the Reformation?

August 23, 2018

By Faith Alone

“The bottom line for us...is that we must place our complete and total trust in what Jesus Christ has done on our behalf, and not on our own merits.”

God’s Design for the 2018 Woman

God’s measure of success is not only better but truly joy-giving.

July 15, 2018

How to Study Women in Biblical Narrative

This women’s seminar looked at the complexities of understanding Biblical women in their cultural and theological context.

July 16, 2018

Trusting the Word(s)

“A ton of theology can hang on just one little word!”

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.’”

June 3, 2018

Calling: Calling and Your Relationships

“The various relational roles you are in are not what defines you and they’re not what gets in the way of you…they are your callings.”

August 22, 2011

At Home and at Work

God has a design for every relationship you have.

Cornerstone Women’s Retreat 2018

Join us as we meditate on what it means to be renewed in His presence.

March 15, 2018

Presence is the Program

"The church is so much more than a building, but it is also so much more than a program."

February 22, 2018

Why Community Groups?

​​“The church...will always be full of sin and brokenness, but it is also a place with the power of the gospel to guide us and empower us to love one another...”

March 8, 2018

Time, Alone, Will Heal No Wounds

“At a certain point, I could no longer deny the inconvenient fact that something was wrong with me.”

February 15, 2018

Passion for Justice, Plea for Mercy

“Moving through necessary justice towards a spirit of compassion, mercy and forgiveness, even for the most vile of perpetrators, is what allows us...to display the scandalous, beautiful, life-changing power of the Gospel.”

May 5, 2018

Pursuing Peace: Addressing Worry, Fear, and Anxiety

How do we deal with worry and anxiety?

July 19, 2017

Means of Grace for Mindful Warfare

“The trajectory of our thoughts have an effect not just on our mood, but on our physical brain and immaterial soul.”

November 27, 2017

Heart Work: Heart Work and the Holy Spirit

“When it comes to transformation, God will not do what the Christian should do, but the Christian cannot do what only God can do.”

March 15, 2016

Does Your Ministry Require the Holy Spirit?

“You are not ultimately responsible for changing the hearts of people you minister to. The only hope we have of change is the Spirit of God working in us and others.”

May 2, 2017

A Message to the Single

“Let me encourage you that this conference is for you (and not in the way that you think).”

April 24, 2017

A Message to the Married

“Let me challenge you....to consider that this conversation DOES apply to you after all.”

May 25, 2016

Your Body is a Tool

“If our bodies were meant for a museum, we would take every pains necessary to restore them to their former glory. But if display is not their purpose, then we must look in the mirror differently.”

May 10, 2016

“Hope Heals” by Jay & Katherine Wolf

“The Wolfs have carefully crafted a simultaneous love letter to Jesus, and a roadmap to ‘discovering joy even in the sadness and choosing contentment when it is very, very hard.’”

January 13, 2016

Thinking in the Age of the Sound Byte

"Christians are commanded to love God and others with our mind. Careful thinking— the kind that values true statements over pithy statements—is necessary to love."

September 9, 2014

Two Ways To Love God

"Before the foot of the cross of Christ there is no room to boast."

November 3, 2015

The Devil Is In the Details

"...the Bible paints spiritual warfare as being waged not by people possessed, but by lies believed."

September 21, 2015

Trusting God

Stand firm in the grace of God—it's the only place to find rest.