The Day Everything Changed, For Mary

And Just like that, everything changed. We don’t know a lot about her, and most of what we think we know is wrong. But we do know that she had a day when everything changed. In the scripture that Amanda read for us was a description of those who were following Jesus on one particular…

The Day that Everything Changed, For Judas

And Just like that, everything changed. We have a brand-new series starting this week at Cornerstone called: “The Day Everything Changed”.  And many of us can point to a specific date in our lives when everything changed. Maybe it was the day that we met your spouse, or the day we realized that your marriage…

What to When You Wake Up in a Grave

I’ve told the story before, in 2013 I was leading a teaching trip in West Africa.  We flew into the capital of Ghana, Accra and then drove 16 hours to where we were teaching.  Now I love the people of Ghana, and there are many things about West Africa I enjoy, but the traffic is…

What to do When You’re Nailed to a Cross

So, this is how it would end.  Not being crowned a king but dying a criminal.  Executed as a traitor to both his country and his faith. This weekend we are tying up our Worst-Case Scenario series.  Through January and February and then again in April we’ve been looking at various Worst-Case scenarios from the…

What to Do When Hope is Lost

Through January and February, our sermon series was Worst-Case Scenarios. Who would have believed that a month later the world would be living through a worst-case scenario? We could write a new chapter to the book: What to do if you are living in a pandemic. 1. Wash your hands 2. Don’t touch your face…

After the Lock Down

Everyday things change.  Each day more things close and more directives are issued on how we are to behave, or not behave.   And while it seems that most people have taken it in stride, for the most part, there has been some public shaming, when people don’t act the way others think they should.…

Jesus Has This

Everything was fine, and then it wasn’t. That is the reality in our world today.  Everything was fine, and then it wasn’t. Do you remember when you heard about the Coronavirus?  Maybe it was the result of a funny meme on Facebook, or an obscure news story about a city in china that you had…

Blessed # 2

So here we are. Week two of Money Month! In case you weren’t here last week or if you are new to Cornerstone, I made a decision a number of years ago that instead of responding to various financial crisis in the church by preaching on them that I would take one month each year…

Blessed # 1

So here we are. Week two of Money Month! In case you weren’t here last week or if you are new to Cornerstone, I made a decision a number of years ago that instead of responding to various financial crisis in the church by preaching on them that I would take one month each year…