Dr. Kenneth Reid: An Appropriate Example | Martyrs of the Early Church

By Bailie Rouse on October 2, 2019

This week in chapel, Dr. Kenneth Reid continued the theme of An Appropriate Example: A Call to Action by sharing the powerful stories of the martyrs of the early church. Hebrews 11:35-40 reminds us that there were followers of Christ who had not yet seen the victory and who had suffered great persecution because of their faith. Martyrs were committed to proclaiming the witness of Jesus Christ despite…

Dr. Kizombo Kalumbula - Hebrews 11:3

By Bailie Rouse on October 11, 2019

This week in chapel, Dr. Kizombo Kalumbula preached out of Hebrews 11:3, which states, "by faith we understand that the universe was formed at God's command, so that what is seen was not made out of what was visible." It is the power of the Word of God that created the visible things out of the invisible, and the heavens declare the glory of God. Believers of Christ demonstrate confession of faith…

Reasons to Apply Now Rather Than Later

By Elizabeth Boock on October 16, 2019

While it may seem overwhelming or scary at first, college application season doesn't have to be. My senior year, I spent a lot of time pouring over scholarships and college applications and it paid off. Taking the time to apply sooner rather than later not only eliminates stress but can potentially save you thousands of dollars.

Dr. Stowell Rescuing the Trafficked Souls

By Bailie Rouse on October 18, 2019

This week in chapel, President Stowell preached on John 4:1 -26, which shares the story of Jesus with the woman at the well. Dr. Stowell emphasized that we often forget that the gospel continues to be John 3:16, which states, "for God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life." Oftentimes as Christians, we focus on kingdom…

Questions to Ask on Your Cornerstone Tour

By Simone Dekryger on October 23, 2019

Everybody loves a red carpet welcome. At Cornerstone University, that's exactly what you'll receive. You get to taste the best of Cornerstone's food, attend chapel with current students, sit in on a class that fits your interests and, most importantly, partake in our sacred tradition of warm cookie Friday.

Cornerstone offers multiple Golden Eagle Days throughout the year as a way for you to meet faculty…

A Day in the Life of a Student

By Elizabeth Boock on October 25, 2019

One of my favorite things about Cornerstone University is that I get to be a part of so many things that I am passionate about. I am a junior studying strategic communication and minoring in Spanish and ministry. I have been involved in a lot of student organizations, academic opportunities, extracurricular events and was empowered to create my own organization. Every day tends to be pretty packed…

Connie Sattler | Faith in Action When You Can't See Clearly

By Bailie Rouse on October 24, 2019

This week in chapel, Connie Sattler preached on Hebrews 11:1-13 and Acts 6-7. She emphasized that we become easily frustrated when we are not able to see clearly. Faith is the confidence in what we hope for and the assurance for what we do not see. Connie noted that, if we cannot see something, there are two explanations. Either it is not there, or it is there and we don't have the ability to see what…

Jennifer Greer | Mark 7:24-30

By Bailie Rouse on November 1, 2019

This week in chapel, Jennifer Greer preached on the text Mark 7:24-30, in which the Syrophoenician woman approaches Jesus begging him to drive the demon out of her daughter.

Jesus had been traveling along the sea and visits Tyre, a non-Jewish wealthy city. The original readers may have been alarmed that Jesus was approached by a woman of Greek and Syrian background, a non-Jew who throws herself at…