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Advent - Let Every Heart Prepare Him Room

In these few weeks we enter into what's commonly called Advent on the Christian calendar. Throughout the centuries, Christians from around the world have used this time to contemplate, ponder and marvel at what the meaning and the message of Christmas is all about. Although Advent itself isn't in the Bible, it is a rich and useful tradition that we give pause to the busyne...

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Pastor Fukuda update - Grace City Church Tokyo

Cornerstone has been supporting the ministries of Grace City Church in Tokyo, particularly helping them to set up their ministry apprenticeship scheme (’The Samurai Project) and the publishing of God’s Big Picture in Japanese for their use. Pastor Fukuda Makoto, the senior pastor of Grace City Church in Tokyo who addressed us in the video on Sunday Nov 13 just suffere...

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Turning Points

Even though the Bible is a collection of 66 books, it is in fact one Book with one unifying story. Over the next seven weeks, Pastor Dan will take a selection of the key turning points of the Bible's story to reveal God's grand plan of bringing glory to Himself and how we fit into His story. This series will be ideal for you to bring a friend who wants to grasp the bigger ...

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Deuteronomy Sermon Series at Eastwood

The book of Deuteronomy deals with many of the key themes that the rest of the bible takes up. The OT prophets relied on the theological insights of this book in their words to Israel and Judah. ...

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Making the most of Getaway

Getaway is Cornerstone’s annual weekend away. It’s an opportunity for our four congregations to fellowship together for a concentrated period of time. It’s an opportunity for you to be refreshed and encouraged (and perhaps challenged) by the living word of God. It’s an opportunity to get to know better and encourage a brother or sister in Christ. ...

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Colossians Sermon Series at Concord

The church at Colossae was under attack from false teachers who were denigrating the deity of Jesus; they were teaching that He was not actually God. It was critical to Paul that this church know God in His greatness and glory, rather than in the deficient view given them by the false teachers (Colossians 1:25; 2:1...

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Nehemiah Sermon Series at Homebush Bay

The Book of Nehemiah is the story and the memoirs of a man who sought to rebuild the city of God according to His promises. It’s a vivid account of the way God worked in His people Israel, to establish themselves again in their holy city, Jerusalem....

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Training Samurai in Tokyo

Our mission strategy is to train and equip locals to reach their own people with the gospel. We have been doing this in various ways over the years, the most obvious example of which is our partnership with the James O Fraser Centre and it's ministries in Thailand and Myanmar.Apart from that, Cornerstone does have other mission work elsewhere. Let me highlight one of these...

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Running Scared! An Entry from the Journal of Steven Soldatos

Anxieties and fears are as much a part of the first-century church as they are today. Jesus says so! "Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life . . ." (Matthew 6:26). The apostle Paul says, Philippians 4:6, "do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God." Some may argue...

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Ten Things I Have Learned

On Saturday the 22nd of August someone sent me an email seeking advice as to what they should do regarding a compulsory event at Burwood Girls High School the following Friday where classes for all years were to be cancelled for two periods and every student was instructed to dress in purple clothing, eat purple cup cakes, celebrate a parade under the rainbow flag and watc...

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