'testimony' Tagged Posts (Page 2)

'testimony' Tagged Posts (Page 2)

Terry Iles: More Precious than Gold, Sweeter than Honey

Good evening. My name is Terry Iles. I am a part of Cornerstone, along with my wife, Sara, and our 4 year old daughter, Emma, and I am also blessed to serve as one of your elders. We live in Boxborough, and I work as a doctoral student in Hebrew and Old Testament Studies. It will be no no surprise to many of you that my faith story may seem dry and undramatic. However, in spite of this appearance, I…

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.…

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…

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…

Jennie Pelletier: Feel Like You’re Not Good Enough?

Hello. My name is Jennie Pelletier and my husband Joe and I just recently moved to Chelmsford. Have you ever felt like your not good enough or smart enough or strong enough or pretty enough. I have. In fact I have spent a majority of my life feeling like I wasn’t enough. When I was very young I remember an argument between my parents and my grandparents, the subject of which was me. I think that is the very first…

Monica Romig: Through All The Choices

Hi, my name is Monica Romig. I live in Chelmsford with my husband Jonathan and I’m a Bible teacher at Bradford Christian Academy. I did not read Harry Potter. I was raised in a Christian home, and I have personally believed in Jesus my whole life. When I was younger, I was what you might call, “sheltered” by my parents, mostly my mom, and as a result I did not listen to the backstreet boys or Britney Spears. I did…

Aaron Tang: Buddha and the Only True God

My name is Aaron Tang. I was born and raised in Hong Kong till my early teen years. Although I have a Chinese heritage and background, my parents always say I am Americanized and have very little understanding of the Chinese culture. But in school, my friends only saw a Chinese boy who probably is good with math and know Kung-Fu. My journey of knowing Christ took several years with many cultural collisions and through many Christians in my life.…

Derrick Jenkins: How God Works

Cornerstone’s First Baptisms from Cornerstone Westford on Vimeo. Hello, my name is Derrick Jenkins. I am married to Tayla. I am the son of Maria and Bob, I work as a Journeyman Plumber, and I live in Dunstable MA. As a young child I was very curious about how everything worked, why it worked and who came up with the idea. I liked to take things apart and put them back together. I did this just to see how they…

Rachel Goclawski: You Turned My Wailing Into Dancing

I’m Rachel Goclawski, I live in Maynard with my husband, Ted and little girls, Lily and Krista. I’ve been an IT Specialist with the US Army for 15 years, and grew up on Long Island. I lost my father to cancer when I was young and my mother turned to the Roman Catholic Church for comfort, but it didn’t seem to help. Growing up I learned to rely on myself to be there for my mom in her anger and…