We believe the Lord Jesus Christ as the only begotten Son of God the Father, conceived of the Holy Spirit, and born of the virgin Mary. We believe that He lived a sinless life, provided for atonement of our sins by His death on the cross, was resurrected after three days, ascended back to the right hand of God the Father, and ever lives to make intercession for us.
(John 3:16, Matthew 1:18-20)
We believe that the Bible, Old and New Testament, is the inspired and infallible Word of God. The Word of God holds the words to eternal life and the keys of the Kingdom of God, it shows us God’s principles, and standards for living and it is spiritual food that sustains us in all circumstances.
(2 Timothy 3:16, 2 Peter 1:21, Hebrews 4:12)
FOUNDING PASTORS OF CORNERSTONE
Bishop Michael and Pastor Kathi Pitts were married in 1984 and began their journey of ministry together right away. They often recount how on their first date the conversation turned to The Tabernacle of David and its theological symbolism, each knew that they had met their match.Since then the couple have become the founding pastors of Cornerstone Church, where they continue to serve as Senior Pastors, and the Cornerstone Global Network of churches, which has grown to a connected network of over 150 churches throughout the United States, Mexico, and South Africa.Michael and Kathi continue to live in Toledo, OH — when they aren’t on an airplane heading for ministry — and are the proud parents of Meredith (married to Philip), Stephen Michael (married to Rosie), and the very enthusiastic grandparents to Theodore Brave.
We are engaged and passionate. We believe that every member has an important role to play; all hands are on deck because together our efforts are multiplied.
We show honor and respect to all people because God values them. Period.
We are forward-thinking people, willing to push boundaries and think creatively to spread the message of Christ.
United we purpose to fulfill the vision that God has given us to accomplish. We intentionally focus on where we agree. Get on or get off!
We are radically diverse in age, ethnicity and background. Our individual uniqueness makes us stronger together.
As leaders, we refuse to leave our city or our world without leaving a mark on generations to come.
Giving runs in our DNA; whether it’s money, time, or resources we sow what God has given us to accomplish the vision.
Through excellence we show the brilliance and greatness of God. We are punctual. We are top notch. We are all in.
We believe the gifts of Heaven are available to all believers and their demonstration is a natural extension of the Christian life. It’s not weird; it’s powerful.
We are involved locally and globally. Our neighborhood starts in greater Toledo and stretches the lengths of the world; we will bless all humanity with the same compassion Christ has shown us.
We dare to believe that God will do what He said he would do. When we speak, heaven invades the earth.