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.
June 10, 2018
As we finish a long series on the Discipleship Pathway, we want to make sure we don’t leave it behind. The length of the series reflects how useful it can be to understand the basic Christian life and to help you live it. Reflecting on Paul’s encouragement to the Colossian church to walk in Jesus Christ, this sermon explores how to use the Discipleship Pathway to help you do just that. What’s more, it points you to the person that is more important than any pathway: Jesus Christ our Lord. When we use the pathway well, it points us to Him and His glory.
Brian serves the church by overseeing preaching and Sunday morning services at Cornerstone.
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