Cornerstone exists because of Jesus. We are a people who have been transformed by the gospel, the good news of Jesus Christ. Through Jesus’ death and resurrection, God has forgiven us and adopted us into his family. Now, we have a whole new life.
Through the gospel, God redeems us, forgives us, and adopts us into his family. The good news of Jesus’ death and resurrection makes each one of us a new creation and gives us a new identity: children of God. This is why we can never think of the church as an organization or a building. The church is actually a family—God’s family, filled with redeemed sinners that are now his children.
Through the gospel, God forgives us, adopts us into his family, and makes us his disciples. This means that the church is not just any family. We are a family formed by God—and sent out with a purpose.
The church is a family that ministers to one another, cares for one another, and builds one another up. Each member of the family is a child of God who is uniquely gifted to bless the family and to be a light in our city.
Just like a vine grows best with a good trellis, our church family grows best with good programs. Our programs and ministries are tailored to support the community and mission God has given us.
“For the LORD is our judge; the LORD is our lawgiver; the LORD is our king; he will save us.”
– Isaiah 33:22 ESV
This Sunday we celebrated our first ever “Youth Sunday”, where we sang VBS songs, had our youth lead the church in Scripture reading, prayer, a testimony and a short sermon on the VBS theme of King Jesus and the Royal Rescue. We utilized this Sunday as an opportunity to put on display what God is doing in the lives and hearts of the children and youth at Cornerstone, and to take time as a church to stop and refocus on God through the eyes of a child, cutting away the distractions of adult life and seeing God’s pure, unadulterated love displayed in the cross of Jesus Christ.
Matt serves Cornerstone by overseeing Family Ministries.
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