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EXTEND Jesus' Love in Life Mission

I am actively engaged in God’s world-restoring mission in Jesus.

Father… Just as you sent me into the world, I am sending them into the world.
(John 17:1, 18, NLT)

Discipleship Pathway - Extend


Prayerfully look over the Next Step options on this page. Which are you most drawn to? Use the form at the bottom of the page to select any ONE (1) Next Step option that you would like to follow through on. We will send you an email so you can have a record of your chosen Next Step.

The more we are shaped in the likeness of Jesus, the more we will reflect and extend his sacrificial love toward others in every aspect of our lives.

As you discover your callings, you can truly live into your unique assignments as an agent of God’s world-restoring mission in Christ. At Cornerstone, our heart is to support and resource you to extend Jesus’ love to others in alignment with the life-mission God has for you.

Prayerfully look over the Next Step options on this page. Which are you most drawn to?

You will find a range of resources and opportunities to help you extend Jesus’ love by serving the church, the greater community, and the world. We also offer spaces for you to learn how to share your faith in Jesus with others.




Here are some books we recommend about extending Jesus’ love in life mission. They are listed by category. Click the title to order from Amazon. Keep checking back – we update this page with new titles from time to time.

Biblical Justice

Just Church (Jim Martin)
Learn how to carry out one of the Bible’s core commands―to seek justice―in a way that amounts to more than mere words and good intentions.

Everyday Justice: The Global Impact of Our Daily Choices (Julie Clawson)
Little changes you can make in your day-to-day life can make all the difference in the lives of the poor and marginalized. Every small step counts, and is pleasing to God.

Justice Calling: Where Passion Meets Perseverance (Bethany Hoang, Kristen Johnson)
Get to know the God of justice more intimately through scripture, and learn practices that can further shape you into someone who partners with God to set things right in this world.

Poverty Alleviation | Global Missions

When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor and Yourself (Steve Corbett, Brian Fikkert)
This bestseller articulates a deeply biblical framework for poverty alleviation. Learn how to walk with the materially poor in humble relationships instead of just providing them temporary handouts.

Sharing Your Faith | Personal Evangelism

Based on a True Story (James Choung)
A 30-page booklet that outlines the gospel message in a clear, concise and biblical way. Great to share and discuss with people who are curious about the Christian faith.

True Story: A Christianity Worth Believing In (James Choung)
Get past the old clichés and simplistic formulas, and discover a new way of understanding and presenting the Christian faith that really matters in a broken world.

How to Talk About Jesus Without Being THAT Guy (Sam Chan)
This book equips everyday Christians who are reluctant and nervous to tell their friends about Jesus with practical, tested ways of sharing their faith in the least awkward ways possible.


Every Good Endeavor: Connecting Your Work to God’s Work (Timothy Keller)
A biblical view of work—that we work to serve others, not ourselves—can provide the foundation of a thriving professional and healthy personal life. Excellence, integrity, creativity, and passion in the workplace can even be considered acts of worship.


Here are some media resources for sharing Jesus’ love with others in life mission. Just click the titles to listen/view.

Poverty Alleviation | Global Missions

When Helping Hurts
A 6-part video series on biblical poverty alleviation you can study on your own or with your small group.

To view this video, sign up for a free RightNow Media account.

Sharing Your Faith

The Big Story Gospel Presentation
A video demonstrating a helpful way to present the gospel to others.

Resources for Seekers and New Christians
Are you walking with someone who is a spiritual seeker or a new Christian? This page offers resources and opportunities you can point them to.

Big Story App

The Big Story App Tutorial
A free gospel presentation tool based onThe Big Story.

Download from the Google Play Store.
Download from the Apple Store.


Redeeming Work (Andy Crouch)
A 6-part video series about bridging the gap between your faith and your work.

To view this video, sign up for a free RightNow Media account.


Here are some guide sheet resources for sharing Jesus’ love with others in life mission. Just click the titles to view.

Sharing Your Faith | Personal Evangelism




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Serving Opportunities

Serving in the Church

There are many avenues for serving with your God-given gifts at Cornerstone. Click below to find out about current serving opportunities and to let us know what areas of service are of interest to you.

Serving in the Community

Cornerstone has a huge heart for the greater community, and we offer many ways for you to bless our neighbours in Markham-Stouffville and the Greater Toronto Area. Click below to connect with current opportunities.

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Serving with Global Partners

Each year, we send mission teams to serve alongside our long-term partners in Nicaragua, Honduras, and Thunder Bay. With mission trips currently suspended due to the pandemic, your support for our Global Impact partners is more important than ever. Click below to learn how you can help.