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Here We Go!

Good Friday to You, Serve SoILL is now upon us! This could go down as one of the most impacting Saturdays in Cornerstone’s history. There are literally hundreds of us registered to go out serving …

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Kicking Rocks

Good Friday to You, One week after I finished high school, I began working at Arney Farms. It was my first “real” job. Before this, I had only worked for my dad and baled hay for our …

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Put It To Work

Happy Friday! America is a country that loves its stars.  I’m not talking about constellations here… I’m speaking more along the lines of Julia Roberts and George Clooney.  In fact, there are multiple TV shows …

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Corn Flakes and Jesus

Good Friday to You, Once a year, my Good Friday email falls on the day commonly known as Good Friday. Today is the day we celebrate the sacrificial gift of Jesus’ life given on the “old …

We All Just Sat There

Good Friday to You, I remember it as if it were yesterday. Carol Ann and I were sitting in a movie theater in Terre Haute, Indiana with our friends Ryan and Angie. The movie finished, …

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Let It Ring

Good Friday to You,   It is definitely a Top 10 story in my life… likely top 5!   The Back Story God was working dramatically in my life.  He had recently grabbed hold of …

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Decision par Excellence

Good Friday to You, I am making, by far, the best decisions of my life! Please don’t mistake my excitement and confidence for arrogance. I don’t claim to have risen to a superior spiritual state of …

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We Got It All Wrong

Good Friday to You, The year was 1997. Carol Ann had recently quit her job to stay home after Zachary’s birth. I served as an Associate Pastor in my hometown and earned about $20,000. Of that, we spent …

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Hidden Message?

Good Friday to You, Do you see it? Maybe you should cover one eye. Stand on one leg? According to Michael Drosin, the Bible contains secret messages hidden in the sequencing of the letters in the Hebrew version …

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Story Envy

Good Friday to You, All of us enjoy a good story. Friends and family members regularly share personal stories from their lives.  Hollywood masterfully tells stories in our favorite movies and TV series. Companies spend …