You Just Don’t Understand

If you’ve ever been introduced to a teenager you’ve probably had an accusation thrown against you at some time. The accusation is that, whatever stage you find yourself in in life, you don’t understand what they are going through. Forget the fact that you were a teenager at one time...

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I Just Want Some Peace!

Have you ever heard someone say, “I just want some peace!”? Generally they are saying it in a very un-peaceful tone and a few small children may be the cause of their frustration. We’ve probably all used it or heard it sometime in our lives. Peace is a very hot...

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A Wasted Life?

This week in my daily Bible readings I read through the book of Ecclesiastes. It is not a very long book but it is filled with sadness. The author of Ecclesiastes, King Solomon, was depressed about the way his life had turned out. He concluded that all of life is...

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The Absurdity of Human Taste

The other morning while we were eating my wife and I got into a discussion with our children about how we like certain food prepared. The topic is one that is common to anyone with children I know. Kids look to their parents primarily to teach them what is good...

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How is Cornerstone Different? (Part 1)

Over the next few weeks I will be writing a series of articles about our church for our local newspaper, the Salem Times-Commoner. The TC does not have a website so I decided to post the articles here on the church blog as well. I hope they will be a...

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Two Paths: The Legacy of Brothers

In the fourth chapter of the Old Testament book of Genesis we have the account of two brothers, Cain and Abel. If you’re reading this I’m going to assume you are somewhat familiar with these brothers and the goings-on between them. If not please check out Genesis 4:1-16 to get...

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