10 Commandments of Emotional Health During Stressful Times

Mike Ainsworth, Office of the Superintendent *Article By Rick Warren Some seasons are more stressful than others—especially seasons of great change. This past year has been such a season for many people, including church leaders. Spiritually leading and nurturing people through an unprecedented time have taken a toll on many pastors.  Regardless of how much emotional and spiritual reserves you …

Facing Four Leadership Fears

Mike Ainsworth, Office of the Superintendent *Article By Stan Toler I’m told there are over 500 recorded phobias, including Acrophobia—the fear of heights, and Agoraphobia—the fear of situations with difficult escapes. If you lead an organization, you might have experienced a twinge of both. Some have lumped them together under the “Leaderphobia” umbrella. It doesn’t take much of a climb …

YouthQuest East 2021

SO WHAT WILL YOUTHQUEST LOOK LIKE?! YouthQuest is back, and we’re ready to see you! We’re super excited about gathering together again this year! The global pandemic gave us the opportunity to reimagine YouthQuest, and for 2021, we’ve chosen to offer TWO events; one in Browns Summit, NC, and one in Oklahoma City, OK. Those events will take place at …

5 Essentials to Leading and Motivating Volunteers

Bishop Mike Ainsworth, Office of the Superintendent __________ Article By Dan Reiland Have your volunteers returned? As more of your congregation return to church, your need for quality and committed volunteers increases. However, that might produce a unique kind of tension. It’s good that people are coming back, and new people are coming, but my hunch is that some of …

Attention Pastors: “How To” Online Reporting Training Videos

During the pandemic many of you began online streaming as a part of your local church ministry. We are here to help you track and report those statistics. In the past, we have required all pastors to report their total membership, average AM worship attendance, and average Sunday School attendance. In addition to that, this year we are asking that …

Pastors/Ministers: Zoom Recording from RightNow Media

Hey Pastor/Minister, Bishop Ainsworth, Joel Boyles, and Cornerstone IPHC has a massive gift for you. They have partnered with RightNow Media! On Thursday, March 25 we held a 15-20 min zoom, walking through what this amazing gift means for you. If you missed the zoom, you can access the recording of the zoom by using the link and passcode below. Be on …

RightNow Media Zoom Link for Pastors/Ministers – 7 PM March 25th

Hey Pastor/Minister, Bishop Ainsworth, Joel Boyles, and Cornerstone IPHC has a massive gift for you. They have partnered with RightNow Media! RightNow Media is like a Netflix of Bible Studies. It has over 500 Christian publishers, tens of thousands of Bible studies, conferences, training sessions, kid’s cartoons, and much more! There are over 20,000 churches, schools and ministries who partner …

Cornerstone Fine Arts Festival Update

Below is an important announcement concerning our Cornerstone 2021 Fine Arts: Originally we had planned to hold our Conference Fine Arts on April 23-24, 2021. Due to the cancellation of Youth Quest and National Fine Arts this summer, we will no longer need to hold a competition this year. Over the next several months, our IPHC SMAT Team will be …

2021 Sr. Adult Trip to Niagara Falls and Amish Country – Oct. 18-22!

*Please note that our trip to Niagara Falls and the Amish Country is full. We are currently taking names for a waiting list in the event someone is unable to attend. Please call Joel Boyles @ 336-656-7936 if you would like to have your name placed on the waiting list. We are excited to announce our 2021 Cornerstone Conference Senior …