This Sunday, we are hosting a big youth event here in Galax. Just wanted to make sure everyone knew about the details. Cornerstone and First Baptist are teaming up with LOM youth ministry in order to reach out to the teens in our community. This event will be at First Baptist
A friend asked me last week about how we have structured Cornerstone for ministry. He was curious about how we do meetings and committees, and I realized that I haven’t really blogged about our structure much. So here’s a quick overview of our leadership structure. Teams Not Committees We don’t
One of my greatest joys as a pastor is taking part in baptism services. I can’t help but get excited when people make a public statement about their faith in Christ. Last week Cornerstone had an incredible baptism service at Camp Dickenson on the New River. We had the privilege and honor
I’m really excited about the new book from Greg Hawkins and Cally Parkinson titled Move. It is the latest book from the Reveal research project about Spiritual Growth. Activities and events don’t automatically make people grow in their faith, and this book takes a hard look at how we can
I’m officially a student again! I started taking classes this week through Liberty University Online. About 8 years ago I started taking classes for my Master’s degree through Liberty’s online seminary. At the time I was working a full-time engineering job, doing part-time youth ministry, and raising a young family.
Over the last few months, we have had several of our elders at Cornerstone share messages on Sunday morning. I think it’s great and I wanted to share we feel it is important to expose the congregation to teaching from different people. For many churches and congregations, there is a
I had my first chance to test drive Final Cut Pro X yesterday at the Apple Store in Greensboro. It replaces Apple’s video editing software Final Cut Pro 7 and Final Cut Express. I’ve read several reviews and they have been pretty harsh about the newest update. I’ve been using
Since our church is smaller and without full time graphic designers, I’m always looking for high-quality free resources that we can adapt and use. Here is a new one that I haven’t shared before. NLC Creative – The creative department of New Life Church has an awesome collection of motion