The Gospel & Social Justice – Where to begin?

Dear Church Family,  Many of us are wrestling with how to respond to the tragedy of George Floyd’s death and our current cultural moment. We don’t know what to do about it, or even where to begin. Your elders, Mark, John, and I have all listened to a sermon called “The Gospel & Social Justice” by Pastor Tom Sparling of The Journey Community Church in Worcester. If you are able, would you listen to it? His sermon starts at about…

2018-2019 Final Preaching Plan

Here is the final preaching plan from the 2018-2019 Cornerstone ministry year, beginning in September 2018 and ending in June 2019. You can find the current preaching plan here.

The Kingdom of God Explained

What is the kingdom of God? This is a theme that appears over and over again in the Bible, but what is it? If someone walked up to you right now and said, “I’ve been reading about the kingdom of God a lot in the Bible, but I’m not sure what it is. Can you explain it to me?” what would you say? Don’t worry! We’ve got you covered. Here are three resources that can help you understand the kingdom…

Mission Matters Sermon by Neil Hudson | Luke 10:1-20

Pastor Neil Hudson gave a sermon on mission to our frontlines at Park Street Church in downtown Boston. He works with the London Institute for Contemporary Christianity (LICC) to equip pastors and churches to reach out to their frontlines. Your frontline is the place where you naturally spend time with your friends who don’t know Jesus yet, like your office, the library, the coffee shop, Holidays with family, or even the grocery store. I think you will find this sermon…

Psalms: The Language of Prayer Sermon Series by Tim Mackie

Remember the two guys from The Bible Project videos? One of them, Tim Mackie, preached a sermon series on the Psalms called Psalms: The Language of Prayer.  This series is very good and covers Psalms and topics we may not cover in our series on the Psalms, Praying with God. Enjoy! In Christ, Pastor Jonathan Praying Through Our Fears | Psalm 3 Praying Through Our Pain | Psalm 22 Praying Through Song | Psalm 96 A Prayer of Confession |…

Pre-Sermon Worksheet

The Pre-Sermon Worksheet is designed for the Collaborative Sermon Preparation Team (see Cornerstone Playbook), but can be used by anyone to prepare for the week’s upcoming sermon text, which is already posted online. Thank you for studying God’s Word so diligently!