"fellowship" Tagged Sermons

"fellowship" Tagged Sermons

Church Together | Acts 2:42-47

Cornerstone is a church plant. Sometimes when you tell others you’re starting a new church it’s like, “Wow! That’s amazing! You can do whatever you want!” It’s almost like people think you’re playing a game of Sim Church, kind of like Sim City or The Sims. Except instead of building a city or a neighborhood I’m putting up some stained-glass windows here, a nice cross there; I’m starting VBS and Awana and now it’s time for the baptisms.  But here’s…

The Certain Gospel: The Ministry of Food | Luke 14:1-24

I want us to start by thinking of the last people we had over for dinner. Whether that was last week or a month ago, think of the last people you shared a meal with. And if you didn’t have them over for dinner, think of those you went out to dinner with. Do you have them in your mind? What are they like? Are they similar to you or different than you? Do they share a similar education background?…

The Certain Gospel: Ministry Burnout | Luke 10:38-42

Do you ever feel burned out by church? Churches have a tendency to burn people out. When first-time guests Benjamin and Olivia Smith walk through our door, we hope they’ll come back the next week. When they do we’re so excited, we invite them to our fellowship dinner, and when they’re at the fellowship dinner we tell them about all our fantastic ministries and ask if they’d like to join any of them. When we find out Benjamin can play…

Community | Acts 2:42-47

One of our Core Values at Cornerstone is “Community – We gather together to worship God and welcome new friends.” We see no richer display of loving Christ-centered community than Acts 2:42-47. We form Christian community in the church around loving God through teaching, prayer, and worship, and by loving each other through fellowship, food, and giving. At the heart of Christian community is Christ, and his willingness to experience broken community with his Father so that you and I never…