Cornerstone St Andrews exists for the glory of God. To His glory and by His grace, we seek to encourage and build one another up as disciples of Jesus, living out the Gospel in every sphere of life, demonstrating God’s character in the way we love and care for our neighbours, our community and our world. We believe that the Gospel of Jesus is the only hope for the world and that on a daily basis we desperately need to put ourselves under the authority of God’s Word and seek the empowering presence of His Spirit in order to carry out the Great Commission of Our Lord Jesus Christ.
Our values have a profound bearing on what we do practically as a church. They mean, for example:
To read more about our values and their biblical basis, click on the links below:
1. Existing for God’s Glory
2. Making Disciples
The task of the church is to make disciples (Matthew 28:18-20). The fact that disciples have to be made implies that people are not by default disciples of Jesus. Therefore we believe in the necessity of conversion - that people need to hear the Good News of Jesus and respond to it, placing their trust and confidence in Jesus and surrendering to His Lordship over the entirety of their lives.
3. Living by Grace - Union with Christ
4. Outward focus - Blessed to be a Blessing
5. A Growing and Learning Community
6. Centrality of God's Word
7. Dependence on God’s Spirit
8. Priority of Prayer
9. Lordship of Jesus Christ over the Whole of Life
10. Every Member Contribution
11. Leaders who Serve and Equip Others