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Family Life as Representatives of Christ

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Colossians 3:16-21 16 Let the message about Christ, in all its richness, fill your lives. Teach and counsel each other with all the wisdom he gives. Sing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs to God with thankful hearts. 17 And whatever you do or say, do it as a representative of the Lord Jesus, giving […]

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Unchanged During Unprecedented Times

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Hebrews 13:8 Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever. Over the past six months there has been a great deal of uncertainty going around! The phrase ‘unprecedented times’ is being bandied around, almost as an excuse for the lack of clarity and information. It can be hard to know what is coming tomorrow. […]

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(Holy) Spirit Filled Living

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Ephesians 5:18-20 Don’t be drunk with wine, because that will ruin your life. Instead, be filled with the Holy Spirit, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs among yourselves, and making music to the Lord in your hearts. And give thanks for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. […]

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Do Not Don’t do Church!

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Our local church Cornerstone, during the ‘Lock-down’ gave away some books.  One of these is a book that had a foundational impact on me when I was very young.  I am just now reading it again, and I can see why it was such a valuable book.  Because it was written over 120 years ago […]

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Walk humbly with your God

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I am noticing an alarming trend, that the world post-lockdown is looking increasingly polarised, self-centred and unjust. Perhaps three months of isolation was all it took for humanity to forget how to be sociable. As we begin to move towards some new sort of normalcy, what kind of world will it be? One where we […]

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Coming out of lockdown – Phase 1

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Hey Folks, this week the Scottish government announced that we have moved into Phase 1 of the COVid-19 Roadmap (please see image below). As a church Cornerstone would just like to encourage everyone to really remain aware of what is happening around us and to be mindful of the guidance that has been set out […]

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Cornerstone Mental Health Advice

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Cornerstone Mental Health Advisory A system of personal mental health care adapted from The Ecological Model of Bronfenbrenner Introduction – Personal health (Microsystem) 3 John 1:2 Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, as it goes well with your soul. Personal health: self-care is […]

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Open Letter to a World in Lockdown

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We have spent our whole lives running in order to try to keep up with the pace of modern life. Perpetual motion in order to numb the nagging itch at the core of our very being. School, work, extra-curricula pursuits, social gatherings and the endless stream of pings and notifications that fill every waking second […]

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Hope for the fearful (for such a time as this)

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It seems the whole world is going mad right now: our hearts do go out to those who have lost loved ones; however it is clear from the scriptures that fear is never the right response. David knew what it was to live under the threat of death and the unknown, yet time and again […]