'faith' Tagged Posts

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Spiritual Formation in the Midst of Chronic Illness (Mary and Peter Frey – The Frey Life)

“Mary, how has having cystic fibrosis affected your relationship with Jesus?” This question from a summer camp nurse sparked Mary Frey’s curiosity years ago. Since then, part of her journey with a chronic illness has been learning how to ask how following Jesus fits into a broken situation. “The illness that I have does not define me, in the sense that it is not the entirety of who I am, what I am, and my purpose in life,” Mary says.…

Bernie Michaud’s Testimony – “I like to pay my own way.”

When I was about 20 years old I was dating a young lady who one day told me that she wanted to go to a new church plant in Westford, Ma. I asked why? She told me that she just want to try it; and so we went. The next week she wanted to go again and soon after she wanted to go on Sunday night and Wednesday evenings too. If I wanted to be with her I would have…

Jiro Dreams of Sushi – Christian Faith & Work Discussion Questions

Please use these questions to discuss the 2001 documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi from a Christian perspective. They are meant to help us all better integrate our faith and work. Questions 1) At the beginning of the movie, Jiro Ono says, “Once you decide on your occupation… you must immerse yourself in your work. You have to fall in love with your work. Never complain about your job. You must dedicate your life to mastering your skill. That’s the secret…

The Co-Missioned Church Series

The Co-Missioned Church Series Trailer from Chris Lake on Vimeo. Check out the trailer for The Co-Missioned Church Series by Chris Lake with the Vere Institute. Pastor Jonathan, Doreen, and our whole Cornerstone church got to participate in its making.

Andy Bradshaw: Christianity is Not Boring

I’m Andy Bradshaw; I live with my wife, Keri, and our six kids in Littleton, the in which town I grew up. My parents were divorced when I was two, but my Mom remarried when I was five. The man she married was a Christian, and a serious one. Because of this, I grew up in a Christian home. I spent my childhood through high school doing pretty much all the right things and headed off to a Christian College.…

Joe Pelletier: Opening The Untouched Bible

My name is Joe Pelletier and I live in Chelmsford with my wife Jennie.  We moved to this area for my job.  I work as a lead engineer at a large healthcare company.  I am a Christian, a follower of Jesus Christ.  I wasn’t born that way, I didn’t grow up that way. I was raised Catholic.  To me that meant someone baptized me, I had my first communion, I was confirmed in the church and all I had to…

Faith Stories Explained

In 1st Peter 3:15, the Apostle Peter urges early Christians to “Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have”(NIV®). You do not have to be a Pastor or brilliant intellectual to do so. Instead, we can simply share how God has shown us his faithfulness and trust him to move through what we share. At Cornerstone, we define Faith Stories as “A story of God’s faithfulness.”…

I Shared My Faith Story. Now What?

Congratulations! You recently shared your faith story at Cornerstone. Thank you! Your church is grateful to have heard your testimony. It’s encouraging to reflect on God’s faithfulness over our lives. At Cornerstone, we want to continue to help each other grow to maturity. Here are three simple steps you can take to keep following Jesus: Step 1. Take Time To Reflect You’ve just written, refined, and shared your faith story with the whole church. Our faith stories are often very…
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