December 30 bulletin

9:00 am—Music and Prayer with Worship Team

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Sermon streams live at about 11:45 am

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Recordings are also available

10:00 am—Impact Hour:  Tom Szabo

“Wurmbrand” 4


11:00 am—Worship for all ages


11:30 am— Children’s Church and Nursery meet in Creekview Room.  ITeens meet in breakfast area.

Morning Message:  Pastor Clay Stidham

Elements of Devotion


Psalm 61:8, 68:19

Proverbs 8:34

Matthew 6:11

Luke 9:23

Acts 17:11

1 Corinthians 15:31

Hebrews 3:13

12:15 pm—Commitment and Dismissal



Note Schedule Changes for January

Clay and Nancy will be on retreat January 3-18.  We will be able to receive email.  Pray for theme and guidance 2019.

January 20—Communion

January 21—Monday Marys Spring Orientation 10 am Office

January 23—Men’s Bible Study 7 pm at Office

January 27—Pastor’s Prime Rib Pot Luck


In the News

Facebook temporarily banned evangelist Franklin Graham from site

The spokesperson said that Graham was mistakenly banned from the site due to the contents of a post he shared in 2016 for violating a company policy banning “dehumanizing language” and excluding people based on factors like sexual orientation and race. 

The representative went on to say that the mistake was made by the company’s content review team – which is comprised of 15,000 members – and that the company has since restored Graham’s account and the post in question.

The company has said it will also apologize to the administrator of Graham’s Facebook page, according to the spokesperson.

Graham took aim at the company over the incident in a post on Facebook on Friday.

“Why?” Graham asked in the post in reference to him being banned from the platform. “Because of a post from back in 2016 about North Carolina’s House Bill 2 (the bathroom bill). Facebook said the post went against their ‘community standards on hate speech.’ Facebook is trying to define truth.”

Graham further accused Facebook of “making the rules and changing the rules. Truth is truth. God made the rules and His Word is truth. Actually, Facebook is censoring free speech. The free exchange of ideas is part of our country’s DNA.”

Graham, who is the president of the evangelism organization Samaritan's Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and an ardent supporter of President Trump, also resurfaced the contents of the 2016 post that he said Facebook “took down” and asked: “Do you see any hate speech here?”

The contents from the old post targeted Bruce Springsteen for canceling a North Carolina concert at the time due to House Bill 2.

“He says the NC law #HB2 to prevent men from being able to use women’s restrooms and locker rooms is going ‘backwards instead of forwards,’” Graham said in reference to the singer in the post. “Well, to be honest, we need to go back! Back to God. Back to respecting and honoring His commands.”



Word for Worship

The Call of God


1952— My dad became a Christian at the age of 16 but it was my mother who shared her newly found faith with me as she put me to bed one night. Her Sunday school teacher had taken her under her wing and by loving friendship, had led her to the Lord.  Mom told me that God created the world, that He loves me and wants a relationship with me.  I began to seek Him. 

1955—At age 8 I felt the call of God on my life to serve Him.

1962—I answered an altar call at a Ford Philpott Crusade

1965—I entered Wheaton College as a freshman and met my future husband in November.

1977—In February I was baptized and filled with the Holy Spirit as I responded to 2 Corinthians 5:17.

1982—Clay and I became elders at Blueridge Christian Center serving also in home group and youth ministry

1986—A pastor at a “Rebuilding the Wall” conference asked me if I was ready to be a pastor’s wife.

1995—A pastor gave me the numbers 7 and 9 and we began sponsoring Blue Ridge High School Bible Club

1997—Future Cornerstone Community Church was founded and Clay became pastor in July.

2008—Clay and I retired from teaching and became full-time in ministry.

2009—I was invited to speak at Tea at Torreon and work that would become Women’s Ministry Network began.

2012—Cornerstone moved to Show Low.

2019—Renovation at the Hampton will require relocation from April 21 to July 28.

2 Corinthians 5:17 New King James Version (NKJV)

17 Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.

Jeremiah 29:11 New King James Version (NKJV)

11 For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.


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