On a (temporary) break

Hello! We’re going to be a little bit quieter over the next few months at Cornerstone for a couple of reasons: Some of you will know that I’m currently in my final year studying for a degree in theology.  And with exams looming large, I thought it would be sensible (and necessary) to focus on revision for…

What We Can Learn From Taylor Swift’s “Delicate”

  |By Bronwen Steele| Finding the balance between grace and holiness that incorporates an understanding of God’s love is something which is an ongoing struggle for me. I don’t have all the answers, and I doubt Taylor Swift does either, but I hope to raise some questions and touch on some of the nuances of…

Review of ‘Sipping Saltwater’

Idolatry is at the core of our everyday experience.  We often turn our hearts towards something or someone other than Christ, and this is the subject tackled by Steve Hoppe’s first book, Sipping Saltwater. In it I found a compelling analysis of the problem of the human heart, combined with some practical suggestions of ways…

4 Reasons Why You Should Get A Mentor

I have benefitted enormously from being mentored in the past by a more mature believer at my local church.  And being mentored can happen in a variety of ways:  Bible study, reading through a Christian book, or just sharing your week with each other.  But the one common thing to all mentor relationships is the…

Top Seven – March 2018

Seven of the best articles we’ve come across in the last couple of weeks: Joe Carter – ‘How to Understand the Jordan Peterson Phenomenon’ – The Gospel Coalition. Why is psychologist and author Jordan Peterson described by some as “the most influential public intellectual in the Western world right now”?  Joe Carter examines some of the…

Terminally ill child is euthanised in Belgium

  A terminally ill child has been helped to die in Belgium for the first time since the country removed age restrictions on euthanasia two years ago. Senator Jean-Jacques De Gucht confirmed the death of the sick child last Saturday. He said the minor was from Belgium’s Flemish region, but declined to provide any further details about the patient to protect…