For the black members of our church, Bill looks at 1 Thessalonians 5:14 and seeks to communicate our care and love for you during a very tough time. Bill also mentions this helpful article from Tony Carter that we pray will encourage you. ...Keep Reading
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We have a loving, accepting, powerful, sovereign, good, holy, and faithful Friend at all times and in every circumstance. Regardless of where we’re at, we can go to Him and find help and grace in our time of need. We have a refuge from the storm. He will comfort us in our affliction and discipline us in our sin. He will restore us when we are weary. He will never forsake us. Jesus has already given His life for us, so we know He is willing to give us everything else we need....
Stand in awe of God’s great love for you! He set His love on you before the world was formed. He loved you when you were unlovely. He sent His one and only precious Son to rescue you. He gave you new life so that you could respond to Him and enjoy eternal fellowship with Him. It just doesn’t get any better than that. ...
At the root of discontentment is a questioning of God’s goodness, wisdom, love, and justice. In this devotion, Kevin helps us get to the source of our discontentment and shows us from Philippians 4 that when we are enjoying God, we can be happy with very little because we have Him. ...
His love for us, demonstrated in the giving of His Son, is what purges fear from our hearts. In this week’s devotion, Kevin Shipp encourages us from 1 John with some gospel truths....Keep Reading
My Strength and My Shield Pray: Ask God to teach you to pray. Ask Him to give you a love for prayer. Text: Psalm 28 The LORD Is My Strength and My Shield Of David.  To you, O LORD, I call; my rock, be not deaf to me, lest, if you be silent to me, I become like those who go down to the pit.  Hear the voice of my pleas for mercy, when I cry to...Keep Reading
This week in Bill's Video, Bill walks through a few book reccomendations he is excited to talk about! ...Keep Reading
The following post has been taken from Bill's encouragement last Sunday to strive to build each other up in the unity of Christ. We hope you enjoy it. Titus 3:10-11, "As for a person who stirs up division, after warning him once and then twice, have nothing more to do with him, 11 knowing that such a person is warped and sinful; he is self-condemned." Unfortunately, ...Keep Reading
Summer is around the corner, and Knoxville is launching into Phase 2 of reopening. Slowly, but surely, things seem to heading back to normal. I pray that it continues to feel that way, and that the virus continues to wane throughout our nation and our world. ...Keep Reading
I've been having devotions for over 20 years. For the most part, these have been an exercise in faith and sowing. In other words, I don't have "eureka" moments very often, and the fruit of the time invested in the word and prayer isn't discernable immediately, or even over the course of a few months. However, as I look back over the years there is no question that God has ...Keep Reading
Cornerstone Church of Knoxville seeks to humbly submit ourselves to Scripture in all areas of life, including politics. We seek to be a Gospel-Centered community with diverse backgrounds, cultures, and thoughts, yet always united together by God's grace. We believe the Bible sufficiently informs us how to be involved in the political process. ...Keep Reading
In the constant mundaneness of life, it can be easy to forget the amazing truths of the Gospel. This week's devotional seeks to point us to be amazed by God's love for us. Take some time this week to read this devotional and meditate on the glory of God in all that he is. Let us never forget that "we can know him truly, but we can’t know Him fully." We hope you enjoy...Keep Reading
This week's video with Bill features a very special guest... Longmire! After spending some time showing off "the best dog in the world," Bill encourages us to fight for faith in challenging circumstances and to trust in the Lord always....Keep Reading