Pastors Blog

September 12, 2019

Nice to meet you

Have you ever noticed the way Paul introduces himself in his letters? In 2 Corinthians his introduction reads, “Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the […]
August 29, 2019

The Writings of God

by Pastor Mark Shupe Before the invention of the internet and wireless networks, if a person wanted to communicate with other people they would often sit […]
August 10, 2019

When Students Pray…

When Students Pray:  Today I want to invite you into the praying heart of your student. I want to invite you to hear the voice of […]
August 9, 2019

Changing our Definition of Success

Have you ever heard the paradoxical statement, “The only thing that never changes is change itself”? It seems that as soon as we get used to […]
August 8, 2019

The Simple Life

by Pastor Mark Shupe My wife’s grandmother, June Craig, passed away in 2010 at the ripe old age of 100. Mrs. Craig had 17 grandchildren and […]
August 1, 2019

When A Christian Falls

by Pastor Scott Godinez There is a phrase commonly spoken by motorcyclists. I first heard it from a seasoned rider about 80 years old. He said […]
July 25, 2019

Context is Everything

by Pastor Anthony Pranno During the last two months, we have looked at well-known Bible verses that are commonly taken out of context, used and abused […]
July 3, 2019

My Favorite Bible Study Tools

My Favorite Bible Study Tools by Pastor Mark Shupe In connection with our “Context is Everything” teaching series, here is a list of some of my […]
June 26, 2019

Pastor Scott’s Reading List, Summer 2019

Like many of the pastors at Cornerstone Church, I love to read! When I was a kid many of my friends lived too far away for […]
June 20, 2019

Spiritual Road Rage

Spiritual Road Rage As someone who loves playing and watching sports, I always appreciate some of the competitive and athletic illustrations used in Scripture. One such […]
June 12, 2019

A Father’s Love

A Father’s Love One of the more intriguing class assignments I had in my graduate counseling program was to write a paper on how my relationship […]
June 4, 2019

“I Yam What I Yam”

I yam what I yam!by Pastor Anthony Pranno You wouldn’t have to talk to me very long to hear how fond I am of the book […]
May 20, 2019

Hot Cheetos, Pianos and Surrender

Written By Pastor Scott Godinez, I am entirely overwhelmed by the many, many encouraging words from everyone who spoke to me about our Youth Sunday service […]
May 10, 2019

Responding to the Tragedies of Life

Written By, Pastor Mark Shupe Responding to Tragedies of Life “Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will […]
May 6, 2019

Forgiveness: A Battle of Wits

Forgiveness: A Battle of Wits Written by Pastor Anthony Pranno The city of Corinth had a reputation in the first century. They were the nasty boys […]
April 25, 2019

Who Holds the Pen?

Written by: Scott Godinez, Youth Pastor Is God Writing Your Story? Or is There a Struggle for Who Holds the Pen? Consider Jonah, God had called […]
October 9, 2018

Giving Thanks for Community

The well-known minister H.A. Ironside had an interesting experience in a crowded restaurant. Just as he was about to begin his meal, a man approached and […]
October 2, 2018

The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far from the Tree

It’s an old saying and many times quite true, but nobody wants to be pigeonholed by their upbringing. Does the fact that your parents did this […]
September 23, 2018

God’s Investment Strategy

There’s an old story about a businessman who was granted a single wish by an angel. Of all the things he could wish for, he wanted […]