Category: Faith Builders

A New Year’s Resolution for People of Faith

A New Year’s Resolution for People of Faith

People of faith, it is a new year and we are in great need because people are suffering. Millard Fuller often said, “Grace is one of the most beautiful words in the English language.  It gets to the very heart of the Christian faith, that God loves us in spite of our faults.” In contrast […]

Good News for Advent by Kirk Lyman-Barner

Good News for Advent by Kirk Lyman-Barner

One of the most circulated quotes by Millard on the internet is “For a community to be whole and healthy, it must be based on people’s love and concern for each other.” As I’ve taken pause to reflect on the beginning of the Advent season, I’ve been curious about how the life of a baby could possibly […]

80 volunteer with Fuller Center for national “Faith in Action” Sunday

80 volunteer with Fuller Center for national “Faith in Action” Sunday

Faith in Action encourages churches to close their doors for a day and instead find a way to serve their communities. The Fuller Center is a Faith in Action partnering ministry. (Find out more about Faith in Action here.) On Sunday, a Fuller Center Covenant Partner, Americus-Sumter County Fuller Center, hosted a project for a […]

Why We are Not Going to Church Tomorrow

Why We are Not Going to Church Tomorrow

by: Derek Vreeland, Cornerstone Church Americus, Georgia For the first time in our church’s history we are canceling all of our normal Sunday morning activities. We are turning off the lights. We are locking the doors. Cornerstone Church at Upper River Rd. and Southland Dr. will be a ghost town from 10:30 to 12:30 tomorrow […]

Koinonia Groundbreaking Ceremony — MFLB Week — 9.4.09

Koinonia Groundbreaking Ceremony — MFLB Week — 9.4.09

By: Kirk Lyman-Barner I look at all the peacemakers and Kingdom Builders standing here today –  interns, stewards, apprentices..community members, friends, as well as people from all over the world who couldn’t be here but have had their souls touched by the vision and the works of this community. So it is an honor and privilege and […]

What is right with the Church?

What is right with the Church?

I’ve cancelled my television service.  I’m tired of being asked to buy the latest pharmaceutical product  while being interrupted from the seemingly unending news feed of fear and scarcity.  I suspect I’m not the only one worn out and hungry for some Good News.   Spending less time in front of the television has  given […]