November 4th, 2017 In a few words…

I am a South Texas boy, born and raised. I grew up around firearms and learned how and how not to use them. I grew up in a culture that saw owning a firearm as important as being able to go to church. That being said I understand how difficult the discussion can be around people who have been raised … Read More

October 30th, 2017 In a few words…

As we say goodbye to October and hello to November this week I wanted to remind all of us about what thanksgiving is. Not the holiday of Thanksgiving, but the word thanksgiving. The word thanksgiving is defined as the act of giving thanks; grateful acknowledgment of benefits or favors, especially to God. It is not intended to be just a day that we … Read More

October 23, 2017 In a few words…

The Astros being back in the World Series has been an exciting experience for me so far. I have been a fan of the Astros for way longer that I can remember. Do you need proof? Well here is a photo of me at the age of 3, circa 1983. My memories of being an Astros fan go back to … Read More

October 9th, 2017 In a few words…

This week I want to share with you 3 things I have learned about Cornerstone UMC in my 3 months of being your pastor. Of course there are more than 3 things, but these things are significant and what I believe will be crucial to remember as we bring the Kingdom of God here and now at Cornerstone! Cornerstone Members … Read More

October 2nd, 2017 In a few words…

Why should anyone become a member of a church? What purpose does it serve? When we think of memberships, we might think about membership to a Sam’s Club, LA Fitness, or even a country club. Membership in this case usually means that we have paid dues in order to receive certain privileges. Is this the same for the church? Absolutely … Read More