Summa Scriptura

October 31st 2017 will mark the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. On that day in history, Martin Luther nailed his "95 Theses" to the door of the Wittenberg Castle Church, which called into question the Roman Catholic Church's practice of selling "indulgences". This single act is credited with igniting the flame that became the… Continue reading Summa Scriptura

I Won’t Promise You a Rose Garden

The advertising methods of the Marine Corps are (and always have been) unique. While other brands and organizations are catering to the culture by lowering standards, adding perks, and making promises, the Marine Corps is attracting new recruits through unflinching standards, exclusivity, and promises of hardship, challenge, and pain. In 1973, the Marine Corps borrowed the… Continue reading I Won’t Promise You a Rose Garden

Does Membership Matter?

We just started another round of our membership class here at Cornerstone. It’s a tailored opportunity for individuals and families who are guests at Cornerstone to learn more about what we believe and how we practice those beliefs. During the Q&A time I was asked an insightful question (I’m paraphrasing): “If all the relational elements… Continue reading Does Membership Matter?