The Right Books?

How do we know which books are God’s books?  Who ‘decided’ which books are in the canon?  Who ‘chose’ the canonical books?  Dr. Mike Kruger with an excellent post on this vital question: http://michaeljkruger.com/ten-basic-facts-about-the-nt-that-every-christian-should-memorize-early-christians-believed-that-canonical-books-were-self-authenticating/

Childish or Childlike?

Is our faith to be childish or childlike?  Dr. Carl Trueman with some excellent thoughts on this question: http://www.reformation21.org/articles/an-important-but-neglected-discussion.php

Shaped by our Worship

Week after week we sing the Doxology as part of our worship.  Why do we do this?  Why not spice things up a bit?  How does this aspect of our worship affect us as we worship?  Rev. Zac Hicks has some excellent thoughts on how the Doxology ‘shapes’ us: http://thegospelcoalition.org/blogs/tgcworship/2013/07/17/how-the-doxology-shapes-us/

Can Life Have Meaning Without God?

Dr. James Anderson, Professor of Philosophy and Theology at RTS-Charlotte, gives us a clear and powerful answer to this fundamental question.  Take a few moments to read his answer … and then take these truths with you to the world: http://thegospelcoalition.org/blogs/tgc/2013/07/17/can-life-have-meaning-without-god/

Order of Worship for July 21, 2013 11:00am

Scripture Meditation “For the lamb in the midst of the throne will be their shepherd, and he will guide them to springs of living water, and God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.” Revelation 7:17 The Lord Calls Us to Worship * Salutation 1 Corinthians 1:3 * Call to Worship Isaiah 55:6-7 * Prayer of Invocation   Our …

From the Pastor’s Desk: A Distressed Man

Dear Cornerstone brothers and sisters, Christy and I want to thank you for your prayers for Hudson.  His surgery went well; and we even got to come home today!  Hudson was a brave little trooper – although he was a tad upset when he woke up from his anesthesia (that’s a little bit of an understatement :).  We are very thankful …

Sinners or Saints?

As believers, how are we to think about ourselves?  As sinners or saints?  Dr. Mike Kruger with some helpful thoughts on this question; and how this question affects the Christian life: http://michaeljkruger.com/saint-or-sinner-rethinking-the-language-of-our-christian-identity/

Is there anything in a name?

Kevin DeYoung with some good words on why it is significant that followers of Christ are called ‘Christians.’ http://thegospelcoalition.org/blogs/kevindeyoung/2013/07/12/do-not-lose-this-term-christian/

New Location!!

Cornerstone is moving to a new location.  This Sunday, July 14, we will begin worshipping at our new location, the Kids R Kids at 15230 Forest Trails Drive, Houston, 77095.  It is located on Hwy 6 just south of 290, behind the Walgreens.  Worship is at 11:00 … and this Sunday we will have a lunch for everyone after worship.  …

Order of Worship for Sunday July 14, 2013 11:00am

Scripture Meditation “But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us … For if while we were enemies we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son, much more, now that we are reconciled, shall we be saved by his life.” Romans 5:8, 10 The Lord Calls Us to …