Christlikeness: Our Ministry Goal

28 Him we proclaim, warning everyone and teaching everyone with all wisdom, that we may present everyone mature in Christ. 29 For this I toil, struggling with all his energy that he powerfully works within me. What is our purpose as a church?  What is our purpose as...

Gospel-Centered Proclamation: Our Ministry Means

Over the past two posts, we’ve been looking at Colossians 1:28-29 in order to understand “Normal Christian Mission.”  We’ve addressed what our mission as followers of Jesus is:  we are to glorify God as we work with all of the energy that he gives us to present...

Jesus Christ: Our Ministry Content

A few weeks ago, I addressed the issue of what our mission as a church really is, Biblically speaking, from Colossians 1:28-29.  In those verses, Paul says, “28 Him we proclaim, warning everyone and teaching everyone with all wisdom, that we may present everyone mature in Christ...

Raise Your Hand If You Believe

Dan Lerro is one of the pastors at Trinity Church of Smyrna, a church we were privileged to help plant in 2007.  Here he writes on singing during corporate worship.   Singing together is one of the core activities that we engage in together each week. But just because you hear the...

Perfect in Christ: Our Ministry Purpose

28 Him we proclaim, warning everyone and teaching everyone with all wisdom, that we may present everyone mature in Christ. 29 For this I toil, struggling with all his energy that he powerfully works within me. I’ve done a lot of thinking about the purpose and mission of the...

Mission-Focused Prayer

One of the primary buzzwords in ministry today is the word mission. This word is often used to challenge people to see themselves and the churches they are part of as being focused on the advance of the gospel for the glory of Jesus.  In this sense, I like the word and think we should...

CT's 2011 Album of the Year: Free Download

Christianity Today recently selected Josh Garrels' Love & War & The Sea In Between as their 2011 Album of the Year. You can read the article about Josh and his music here. "For all the beats and world instruments and innovative guitar work, it will always be about the words with...

Mightier than the Sword

One of the goals with The Corner is to have it be a place where the Cornerstone family speaks. Kind of like a conversation with friends at the corner café. So we will feature guest posts from various people within our community, allowing them to share how the Spirit is sanctifying...

Welcome to The Corner!

As you've obviously figured out if you're reading this post, our updated website is finally functional. We look forward to taking advantage of the many features, and pray it will introduce many people to Cornerstone and be a tool that connects them to the life of our body. This blog...

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