From the Pastor’s Heart

Weekly newsletters from Pastor Joe.  Check back every Wednesday for new updates!

From The Pastor’s Heart – September 6, 2017

We have two important and exciting events coming up that I would like to encourage all of you to be a part of. The first is World Harvest Festival weekend on September 16-17.  On Saturday evening Pochi Seifu from Ethiopia will be coming to speak to us.  She will be sharing her testimony and about […]

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From The Pastor’s Heart – May 24, 2017

Last weekend I was privileged to see first hand what God is doing through Cornerstone Christian School when I went to VA Beach with the 7th graders. Our 7th graders stepped out of their comfort zones when they served a meal they prepared to over 100 homeless men, women and children on Thursday evening.  They […]

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From The Pastor’s Heart – April 20, 2017

A couple of weeks ago I shared with you a bit about the role of an elder in our church and how seriously we take that role at Cornerstone.  Over the past 5 months we have been processing the possibility of bringing Mark Stevanus onto our current team of elders.  As part of that process […]

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From The Pastor’s Heart – April 5, 2017

Churches typically rise and fall on leadership. At Cornerstone we strive to have a Biblical model of leadership according to what we see in the New Testament. The focus of Biblical church leadership tends to focus on the entire body becoming equipped to minister in order to avoid spectator Christianity. Jesus gave leaders to the […]

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From The Pastor’s Heart – March 22, 2017

Hello from The Holy Land! Our group is having an incredible time here. The weather has been perfect and the fellowship has been great among the pastors and our wives. We are learning so much that we are on overload at this point. We began by traveling from Tel Aviv up the coast to Caesarea, […]

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From The Pastor’s Heart – March 15, 2017

How do you respond to times of difficulty or times of facing your own weaknesses? I don’t know about you but sometimes I just want to kick and scream or whine and complain.  I have been challenged this week by the apostle Paul’s response to such things. Paul faced more than his share of trouble […]

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