Gloria Gaynor Hits Close to Home with “I Will Survive”
Gloria Gaynor is a survivor, who overcame the loss of her mother, a painful 25-year marriage ending in eventual divorce, and the death of a sister, who was murdered. Through all the tragedy, the underlying message is in her mega hit song Gloria recorded 40 years ago: “I Will Survive.” These three words carry a timeless message that decades after its release, music lovers of all ages and genres are still singing it. The lyrics of this song inspire the listeners to be strong and courageous, to persevere and become decisive. Gloria believes this... Read More



Beware of Blowouts
Recently, I had a conversation with a young man who I consider strong in the Lord. He said he felt the weakest spiritually in prayer. It set me back a bit; my surprise was, you would never guess he struggled, if you knew him...
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Fervent Prayers
Acts 12:1-19 records an example of how the Lord answered the fervent prayers of His people and shows us how we, too, can pray effectively. When King Herod mistreated the believers in Jerusalem and had James put to death, he saw that it pleased the Jews, many of whom...
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The Strength of America
I saw the strength of America this weekend, her will, her goodness, her compassion, her unity and her greatness. It was in Payson - a small town in Arizona, I’m sure most of you have never even heard of - when the residents of...
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Easy and Light
A pillar of cloud as a guide by day and a pillar of fire at night to gift them with vision; these were the provisions that God gave the people of Israel in order for them to embark on their journey across the desert (Exodus 13:21 NIV). Isaac’s...
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Finding Freedom, Despite the Cage
Ultimate Fighting Championship star Vitor Belfort knows a thing or two about taking hits. A native of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Belfort made headway in the sport after becoming the youngest fighter (19) to...
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Fight the Aging Process
Aging is an accumulation of your life’s choices. After age 30, your growth hormone levels start dropping because of inadequate nutrition and protein from the Standard American diet, which is full of processed food with resulting...
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Testimonials
Dear Friend, I came across an issue of Cornerstone Connection. It’s awesome. May our Heavenly Father continue to bless you all and bring words of comfort and encouragement to all of God’s children. May our Heavenly Father...
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Trusting God When Life Isn’t Fair
Are you going through something difficult right now, experiencing pain or disappointment from a situation that just doesn’t seem fair? In this world, so many things are not right, and you don’t...
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What Do Your Kids See In Your Marriage?
Daniel and Debbie fell deeply in love and married eight years ago. About five years later, however, they found themselves drifting apart. Their hectic schedules and the responsibilities of raising a family...
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Used Car Warranties?
Dear Dave, What is your opinion of used car warranties? Anonymous Dear Anonymous, I’m not a fan of extended warranties in general, and I especially dislike used car warranties. In my mind, they’re bad because they’re expensive...
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Our Secret Weapon
What is the role of the Holy Spirit for a Christian? The answer to this question has the potential of unlocking the power of God in our lives, in our families, and in our world. The Holy Spirit’s role is the least tangible, so it is naturally most...
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Amazed
Pulling away from my home of 7 years, I knew exactly where I was going—driving toward a new life. I had chosen the state, city, neighborhood, and schools for my children. I knew exactly where we’d go to church. And, of course, I knew exactly where I’d work. Only, things didn’t go...
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Fostering Love
There are many types of child abuse, and all leave lasting scars. Some of these scars might be physical or emotional, but both leave long-lasting effects throughout life, damaging a child’s sense of self-worth, ability to have healthy...
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