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

September 25th, 2017 In a few words…

What makes a person a disciple? Is it church membership? Is it a decision we made at one time in our life? Is the definition of a disciple related to the constant struggle we have trying to adhere to the will of God? What is it? A disciple in the Christian context is by definition someone who is a follower of Jesus … Read More

September 11th, 2017 In a few words…

This week we remembered the terror attacks that took place on September 11th, 2001. It is hard for me to believe that it has been 16 years since. A lot has changed since then, yet so much has not. The same people that committed these atrocious acts still exist in this world and we still fear another event like this … Read More

September 4th, 2017 In a few words…

This past weekend we redecorated my oldest son’s bedroom. He recently turned 11 and his room has had the same paint since he was about a year old. When we ventured into this change I don’t know if I was really sure all the work that would go into it. I was thinking that we would change some paint and … Read More