Starting a new budget year at Cornerstone Church… wanting to allocate our funds in the right way. Here is what we’ve decided for 2012. Below is more detail on how the Regional & Global (funds on ministries outside of the church) funds are allocated.
If you haven’t seen this video by Jefferson Bethke you may soon be in the minority. It has had around 10 million hits in the last few days. Take a look: There is much good in this video. In a creative way Bethke summarizes the truth of the gospel. The bummer is that in the mids
From the title of this book I didn’t expect much, but was pleasantly surprised. Murrow explains why most churches have far more participation from women than men. Many churches unintentionally repel men through a focus on safety, harmony, comfort, and nurture while simultaneousl
9 No widow should be placed on the official support list unless she is at least 60 years old, has been the wife of one husband, 10 and is well known for good works — that is, if she has brought up children, shown hospitality, washed the saints’ feet, helped the afflicted, and devoted
I’ve really enjoyed using this helpful resource… give it a try by signing up by clicking the link below. -Tim 60 Day Prayer Experience Once you have responded to a confirmation message (which contains the first day’s prayer remider), for 60 days you will receive an e
From the American Church Research Project 1990 – 2020 State Attendance Percentage Projections. The light brown states have the highest percentage of attendance, while white states have the lowest rate of attendance.
According to a recent CNN article, about half of the top 1 percent or the “rich” of the world live in the the USA. This is a message of blessing from God and a significant responsibility for everyone this represents, including the 29 million people in the USA (about 10% of
1. Your reputation is extremely valuable, difficult to establish, easy to lose. A good name is better than great wealth. Favor is better than silver and gold, Prov. 22:1. 2. Words are more powerful than you expect, Prov. 15:23, A man takes joy in giving an answer; and a timely word —
It normally doesn’t occur to good-hearted people that charity can cause harm. For many, the solution to a need is to simply give a gift. The need is eliminated isn’t it? Robert Lupton points out that gifts that are indiscriminately and regularly given erode the recipient’s personal di
1. A 3-minute video dialog that I produced exposing the inconsistencies of that “missional” guy at any church. 2. Wow, didn’t see that one coming. Response to feedback on missional guy video this week. These two by far had the most views. As it turns out some people really liked them
The purpose of the book is to question some incorrect premises of a traditional church and then, with different suppositions, build a new model in its place. One false assumption is that unbelievers do not have a desire to serve the needy and therefore should not be invited to partici
The Barna Group team spent much of the last five years exploring the lives of young people who drop out of church. The research provides many insights into the spiritual journeys of teens and young adults. Included are five myths and the reality behind the myth. To see the article, go
Then the tempter approached Him and said, “If You are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread.” But He answered, “It is written: Man must not live on bread alone but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.” Matthew 4:3-4 Two observations here are: 1. There is an acti
About 2800 people attended eight shows of a dinner theater at Cornerstone Church during the last two weeks. Members of Cornerstone Church created and performed a “JB and Linda Family Christmas” that simulated a Branson, Missouri-type variety show. The church family was invited to brin