Reflecting on the living word.

Dr. Joe Stowell, president of Cornerstone University, speaks to undergraduate students, faculty and staff several times each semester at the university's traditional undergraduate chapel services.

Audio Recordings of Past Chapel Messages

Academic Year 2019-20

Sept. 4, 2019 Fall Convocation - "Stewarding Your Mind for the Glory of God"
Sept. 11, 2019 Verse of the Year - "Loving One Another" (John 13:34-35)
Oct. 23, 2019 "Timeless Wisdom for a Flourishing Life" (Prov. 3:1-20)

Academic Year 2018-19

Oct. 3, 2018 "Tackling Trouble in the Third Dimension: Joseph and His Brothers" (Genesis 45:1-15)
Oct. 31, 2018 "The Significance of Showing God's Glory: Moses and the Rock" (Numbers 20:1-13)
Feb. 27, 2019 "The God of Promise: Covenants with Joshua and David" (2 Sam. 7; Joshua 2)
Mar. 27, 2019 "Undistracted Loyalty: Lessons from Elijah and the Prophets of Baal" (1 Kings 18:20-40)

Academic Year 2017-18

Sept. 22, 2017 "Salvation by Faith Alone" (Ephesians 2:8-9)
Dec. 1, 2017 "Expectations in Christ Alone" (Philippians 1:12-21)
Feb. 28, 2018 "Why Do We Care About the Lost?" (Luke 15)
March 16, 2018 "Choosing to Be Like Christ: A Heart of Humility" (Philippians 2:1-11)

Academic Year 2016-17

 
Oct. 28, 2016 "Wisdom and Wealth" (Luke 12:15)
Nov. 16, 2016 "Wisdom and Conflict" (Proverbs 15:1; 18:6; 20:3; Matthew 5:38-45)
Dec. 2, 2016 "Characters in the Christmas Story" (Matthew 1:18-25)
March 17, 2017 "Advocacy for the Marginalized" (Luke 7:36-50)
April 19, 2017 "Believing God When Trouble Comes" (Psalm 73)

Academic Year 2015-16 

Oct. 28, 2015 "Connectivity with Christ: 3 Steps Toward Building a Life That Matters" (John 15:1-8)
Feb. 10, 2016 "Kingdom Living ... From Despair to Hope" (Colossians 1:9-13)
April 6, 2016 "Heart Condition" (Proverbs 4:23)

Academic Year 2014-15 

Oct. 29, 2014 "The Spiritual Discipline of Following" (Matthew 4)
Dec. 3, 2014 "Lessons from the Lives of the Nativity Characters" (Matthew 1:18-25)
Jan. 21, 2015 "The Virtue of Love" (John 13:31-35)
March 25, 2015 "Radical Expressions of Love" (Luke 7:36-50)
April 15, 2015 "Lifelong Advice: Cultivating Your Relationship with Jesus" (Revelation 2:1-7)

Academic Year 2013-14

Sept. 4, 2013 "The Priority of Wisdom" (Colossians 1)
Oct. 23, 2013 "Trusting in God in Moments of Pain" (Psalm 25)
Nov. 6, 2013 "Life is Not Fair/The Goodness of God" (Psalm 73)
Dec. 4, 2013 "The Dark Side of Christmas" (Matthew 2; Proverbs 4:23)
March 26, 2014 "Agents of Peace to the Lost" (Luke 15)

Academic Year 2012-13 

Sept. 19, 2012 "Apostles' Creed" (Genesis 1:1; Various Scriptures)
Oct. 24, 2012 "Apostles' Creed" (Philippians 1:21-23; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18; 1 Corinthians 15)
Jan. 23, 2013 "My Favorite Book" (Various Scriptures)
Feb. 20, 2013 "Gone Fishin'" (John 21)
April 24, 2013 "Governing Factors for Life" (Matthew 22:34-40)

Academic Year 2011-12 

Oct. 5, 2011 "Radical Expressions of Love" (Luke 7:36-50)
Nov. 9, 2011 "Living Outside the Box" (John 4:7-38)
Nov. 30, 2011 "God's Redemptive Story" (Matthew 1:18-25)
Feb. 15, 2012 "Building a Community of Servants" (Philippians 2:1-11) 

Academic Year 2010-11

Sept. 29, 2010 "Kingdom Living, Pt. 1" (Romans 14:17; Colossians 1:12)
Oct. 13, 2010 "Kingdom Living, Pt. 2" (Romans 14:17)
Nov. 11, 2010 "Kingdom Living, Pt. 3" (Romans 14:17-19)
Jan. 26, 2011 "Expectations" (Philippians 1:12-21)
March 23, 2011 "Knowing Jesus..." (Philippians 3:1-11)
April 27, 2011  "Delighting in God's Word" (Psalm 1:1-3)

Academic Year 2009-10 

Sept. 29, 2009 "The Living Rock" (1 Peter 2:1-9)
Oct. 13, 2009 "The Foundation Rock" (1 Corinthians 3:1-17) 
Nov. 3, 2009 "The Defining Rock" (1 Peter 2:6; Matthew 5:8-9)
Dec. 1, 2009 "Looking" (Luke 2)
Feb. 16, 2010 "The Haitis of Life" (Romans 8:28; Various Scriptures)
April 6, 2010 "Resurrection" (Revelation 5)
April 27, 2010 "Choices" (Philippians 1:3-11)