Andy Cornett

Andy Cornett is an Associate Pastor at Signal Mountain Presbyterian in Chattanooga, Tenn. Andy earned a Masters in Divinity from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, Calif., and has more than ten years of experience in youth ministry.

Pushed by the Law, or Pulled by the Gospel?

Spring is the season when many high school seniors get pestered the most about their plans for next fall. Are you going to college (about two-thirds will)? If so, where? Do you know what you are going to major…

Missing Out or ‘Living In’ Ministry?

Late last week, I was wrestling with content for a teaching time at our church when my phone pinged and vibrated with alerts from #SXSW (the darling arts/music/film/tech festival in Austin, TX). Each of these alerts communicated a sure and…

Truth or “Post-Truth”?

Anyone who spends time in the world of teenagers and student ministry knows that their “language” changes over time. Words and phrases come in and out of vogue. New phrases get coined and then quickly fall out of…

A Letter to My Students: Jesus is for Losers

Dear Students, It’s pretty common to look around these days, see the hype and massive build up for some cultural event about to happen: comments and press, crowds making plans, competitors making preparations … It doesn’t matter whether…