FaithLife

We woke up Sunday morning to discover a yard full of plastic utensils yet again. This time I took a picture of it. During my message on Sunday I talked about how during Catalyst, Jeff Foxworthy defined redneck as the “glorious absence of sophistication” I also shared that we had quite a few gloriously unsophisticated teenagers in our church. I’ve

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Faith

Our local newspaper had a short article about Cornerstone in today’s paper. I think the article does a decent job of showing how we want to reach out to our community. We want to avoid just trying to create services for the community. I think that just increases the consumerism of the people we are trying to reach. We have

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Faith

The Gospel Herald reminds of how important our role is as youth workers in the church. Here’s a clip: The president of the largest U.S. evangelical body opened up a U.S-focused annual mission conference by emphasizing that youth ministry is the most important factor in changing the culture.NAE President Emphasizes Need for Change in Rising Generation Ted Haggard, president of

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Faith

I saw this on the news today. While it doesn’t surprise me, it still shocks me. This is all the more reason that the both the family and the church need to be involved in the lives of our teens. We should be concerned about the media that are children are consuming. The music, movies, and TV starts do have

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Faith

I read an interesting article over at Evotional. Mark Batterson is pastor of National Community Church in DC. He has some challenging thoughts from his new book, In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day. Check out his comments below. Are you holding back chasing a lion in your life? At the end of your ministry, you won’t

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FaithLife

Last Friday was a scary day at the local high school and middle school. A student saw an adult hiding in the stairway in the gym. When the teacher went to check, he ran off and they couldn’t find him. The school put everyone in a lockdown so no one could enter or leave the class they were in. The

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Faith

From Evotional You know you’re a redneck if… you have a set of salad bowls that say “cool whip” on the side! you make change in the offering plate fast food is hitting a deer at 65 mph you have a race car on your prayer list you stare at orange juice containers because they say “concentrate” your mailbox is

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Faith

Catalyst is going on this weekend. They had a guest appearance by Jeff Foxworthy, below is a blog wrap-up of the first day. Today was the conference’s first full day, and in addition to a solid lineup of speakers (Andy Stanley, Marcus Buckingham, George Barna, John Maxwell, and Gary Haugen), the hit of the day, at least for me since

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Technology

So True!! As a designer, you don’t know how many times I’ve been in discussions with customers, marketing types, and project managers, only to come away more confused than informed. (ht to YSMarko)

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FaithLife

Just saw this over at Josh Griffin’s Blog. The scary thing is I can relate to this guy! White and Nerdy.

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FaithLife

This past Sunday I had one of the greatest honors and privileges that a Dad could have. I baptized my two older children, Emma and Luke, at the first Cornerstone church service held on our new land. It was truly a special day for our family. I am one proud daddy! We had incredible weather. The sun was out, the

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