'Jesus' Tagged Posts

'Jesus' Tagged Posts

How to Abide in Christ / Ways to Commune with God (Book Recommendation)

As a follow-up to Sunday’s sermon the encouragement to abide in Christ, I’d like to share this book called “With: Reimaging the Way You Relate to God” by Skye Jethani. First, he talks about how we relate to god, typically one of four ways. Here’s an excerpt: Am I a sinner—a despicable being, living under the constant threat of God’s wrath and punishment, who must appease his will through strict obedience to moral and ritual commands (LIFE UNDER GOD)? Am…

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…

Gospel-Centered Advent Reading Christmas Eve: The Christ Candle

Since the moment Adam took a bite out of the forbidden fruit we’ve all been waiting for a Savior to come and put things right again (Gen 3:15). We waited during the time of Noah and the flood. We waited during the time of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. We waited during the years of captivity in Egypt and the years of spiritual rebellion in Israel. We waited under the good but broken King David and the bad kings who followed.…

Billy Graham’s Steps to Peace

Billy Graham lived a life focused on sharing the message of salvation through Jesus Christ.1 As we remember his work and ministry, please read Billy Graham’s Steps to Peace and share it with a friend. Thank you. In Christ, The Cornerstone Elders Photo by Unknown – Own work, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=34008301 ↩

Can God exist if I’m in chronic pain?

Can God exist if I’m in chronic longterm pain? How could a good God allow people to hurt so much? Listen to Pastor Jonathan as he explains the story of Jesus and how the Bible answers this question.

7 Reasons Why Faithful Church Attendance Matters

Going to church every week, week after week matters. If we know Jesus, we should desire to be with his bride. For all those who believe, have a church home, but don’t attend consistently, I’m writing for you. If you’re one of those spotty non-attenders, I’m writing to you in love but also in truth. Come home! Regular church attendance is not just good for the ministry; it’s good for your soul, and for mine. So why is regular church…

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…

Jonathan Romig: When A Pastor’s Kid Tries Partying

My name is Jonathan Romig and I live in Chelmsford with my wife, Monica. I am the pastor of Cornerstone Congregational Church and am excited to share my faith story with you. I was four years old when I knelt down beside my mom and prayed for forgiveness for my sins. She led me in a prayer in which I told Jesus I would “trust” and “serve” Him forever.  As I prayed I realized I had just signed up to…

Kevin Crawford: When My Parent’s Faith Became My Faith

Hi my name is Kevin Crawford and I live in Westford with my wife, Angela, and our 4 children, Molly, Ruthie, Cammie, and Sawyer.  We moved here from Houston, Texas in February. My story is about God’s grace throughout my life… His kindness that I don’t deserve.  By God’s grace, I was raised in a strong Christian home which influenced me to accept Christ at a young age. My parents are Christians, my brothers, my sister, my grandparents, and even…