Written by Daniel Yoon, pastor of Compassion, Mercy & Justice at Cornerstone Church of Boston
On November 17, 2013, Cornerstone Church of Boston participated in a Hope Sunday. The entire Sunday service was dedicated to the idea of hope in the gospel as the songs of worship, sermon, and prayers spoke to the truth that Jesus Christ is the hope of the world.
The Hope event was sponsored by a small group consisting of six individuals who had gone through an economic discipleship course called Lazarus at the Gate, written by the Boston Faith & Justice Network. Guided by the Lazarus materials, this team spent the previous 6 months leading up to Hope Sunday practicing Christian economic stewardship principles. Starting in the summer of 2013 and coming to a close on Hope Sunday, the Lazarus team was able to raise over $19,000 to donate to Covenant Kids Congo powered by World Vision. They were also able to sponsor a lunch after service for all the congregation to join in the celebration of the work God is doing in the Congo. Continue Reading »