Cornerstone exists because of Jesus. We are a people who have been transformed by the gospel, the good news of Jesus Christ. Through Jesus’ death and resurrection, God has forgiven us and adopted us into his family. Now, we have a whole new life.
Through the gospel, God redeems us, forgives us, and adopts us into his family. The good news of Jesus’ death and resurrection makes each one of us a new creation and gives us a new identity: children of God. This is why we can never think of the church as an organization or a building. The church is actually a family—God’s family, filled with redeemed sinners that are now his children.
Through the gospel, God forgives us, adopts us into his family, and makes us his disciples. This means that the church is not just any family. We are a family formed by God—and sent out with a purpose.
The church is a family that ministers to one another, cares for one another, and builds one another up. Each member of the family is a child of God who is uniquely gifted to bless the family and to be a light in our city.
Just like a vine grows best with a good trellis, our church family grows best with good programs. Our programs and ministries are tailored to support the community and mission God has given us.
A discussion based on Rosaria Butterfield’s beautiful and compelling book about the power of radical hospitality.
“When we seek to know someone it is very important to learn to look at them with the incomparable greatness with which Jesus sees them.”
“Church is not an event we attend, church is a family we belong to with the gospel at the center. The gospel forms our culture.”
“We may think that others are the less honorable, but it is our pride that makes us the less honorable ones!”
“What we are is a family, and God is calling us to live like it.”
“Christ calls His Church to do hard things for the sake of the gospel, because we were created to be a reflection of heaven.”
How can we let the Gospel define church culture?
We’ll be celebrating, sharing, and enjoying each other’s heritages by feasting together on food from our respective backgrounds.
Intro to Cornerstone is designed to give an introduction to our church: who we are, what we believe, and how you can be involved.
This class focuses on loving your neighbor as you walk in the world: living in community with other Christians, living on mission with non-Christians, and living out your calling in the different roles and responsibilities God has given you.