Faith

It’s been quiet here on the blog for a few weeks. Preparing for a sabbatical is a lot of work! But now, after a week of rest, I’m starting to unwind and think a little more clearly.  My pace of life has been wide open for a long time, and this break has come at the perfect time for me. It’s

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Life

I started a month long sabbatical this week (I’ll be posting thoughts on it here on the blog as well) This week I have been reading, relaxing, and enjoying a lot of old-time and bluegrass music. Our town hosts the oldest and largest fiddlers convention in the world each year. It’s a huge event, with people camping all week long

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Technology

Let me introduce you to a great app for your iPhone. The Shift Media Creator allows you to create worship graphics on your phone. You can take a photo, apply effects, add motion overlays, and then save a background video and photo straight from your phone. The best way is see how it works is to watch the video overview. Now,

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Faith

Last week, we took 18 of our older youth to the Wayfarer Beach Camp by 3DM.  It was our second year in attendance and we had an incredible experience. I love how the camp emphasizes both discipleship and mission. It really connects with our philosophy as a church and youth ministry. Our youth spent the week learning more about the

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Life

These ladies were at Cornerstone back in December. Enjoy their newest video and enjoy your day with family and friends celebrating our freedom.

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Life

Today is the release day for the new album by Dogwood & Holly. If you have been following my blog for a while, you have seen several videos of their performances.  This group consists of four students (and former students) from Liberty, including two of our young adults from Cornerstone, and their newest album is simply amazing. I had the privilege of

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Faith

It is hard to believe how my life has changed over these past seven years. Today, seven years ago, I started full-time as pastor of Cornerstone. For the 12 years before that, I worked as a mechanical engineer crash testing airplane seats and designing weight lifting equipment. That seems like a distant memory now, and I can honestly say I’m

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Faith

On May 24th, four local churches came together for a night of worship. I wanted to share the video of this service here on the blog. It was a powerful night of worship and praise. I love seeing churches work together and break down denominational and geographical barriers.

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Technology

I’m thrilled to let you know that our friends and partners, Lightstock.com, are giving away 10 free credits to everyone who signs up using, the link below. If you haven’t already heard about Lightstock, they’re the ones who are putting an end to cheesy Christian stock photography. If you check out most church bulletins and most church websites, you will

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Technology

With the recent news that Google has acquired the parent company behind the app Word Lens, I finally decided to try it out. Especially now that the app is free on the app store for Android and iOS for a limited time! Word Lens is a cool app that translates text in real time from one language to another. What

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Faith

I recently started using Amazon Smile to support one of my favorite charities, Because We Care Ministries. I do a lot of shopping at Amazon since I have a Prime account with free 2-day shipping on most items. It’s an easy way to help support mission work in Nicaragua.  Here is how Amazon Describes it What is AmazonSmile? AmazonSmile is

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