Was I in Mommy’s Belly?

Good Friday to You, Where do babies come from? I have five children ranging in age from 5 to 20 years old, so the “birds and the bees” discussion is not a new one at …

Cut the End Off

Good Friday to You, There is a fun story told of a mother who taught her daughter to cut off the end of the ham before cooking it for Thanksgiving dinner. Year after year, the …

I Don’t Have It

Good Friday to You, Tom confidently told me, “I don’t have the spiritual gift of mercy.” It was the first time I had ever heard him make this declaration. He made the statement so assertively …

Take ‘em to Court

Good Friday to You, Adam is a good friend of mine. He is one of our Elders at Cornerstone. He is a husband and father of four (William recently adopted from the Philippines). Professionally, Adam …

What Are You Doing?

Good Friday to You, “What are you doing?” When casually asked, this question functions as a great conversation starter. Asked a little more seriously, it gets to the heart of motivation. And when firmly asked, …

Team or Individual?

Good Friday to You, Team or Individual… which do you prefer? Life can be busy.  Schedules are often difficult to coordinate.  So, when I added running to my life (about a year ago), it soon became …

The One I Will Never Forget

Good Friday to You, After 25 years of ministry, this story of transformation may still be my favorite: His metamorphosis happened early in my ministry. Before I headed off to seminary.  Before I figured out …

Remembered…Like Thomas?

Good Friday to You, In one word, how would you like to be remembered? Think, ______ + insert your name. Loving Lauren. Courageous Carl. Spiritual Seth. Caring Corrine. I’ll go with Integritous Michael. Hey, if I’m …