Welcome to Pastor Rob Channings’ Personal Website
Rob has been at the top for over 35 years in sales and sales management. He has presided over sales worth tens of millions of pounds in both the consumer and in the business-to-business arena. Rob is a well known and highly regarded business and spiritual leader. He is Senior Pastor of the Cornerstone Group including Cornerstone Family Church at Bryn, Wigan and Hindley Green Family Church at The Bethel Community Centre in Hindley Green, Wigan in Greater Manchester. Rob prints a radio show each called The Personal Growth Program each morning from Monday to Friday between 7.30 and 9.00. You can listen in on the internet at Cornerstone Christian Radio.com and demonstrates daily that putting God first, family second and business third, doing all things to the Glory of God and giving all you’ve got in everything you do is the sure-fire way to success in every area of life.
Rob is also a business owner, a husband and father, and a blogger. People say where on earth does he get the time?
Whilst health, wealth and the time to enjoy it with family and friends are all important to Rob the right way to live is more important, he teaches one message above all others taking his lead from the Apostle John.
Beloved, I pray that you may prosper in all things and be in health, just as your soul prospers. 3rd Epistle of John 1:2
The above quote from the bible tells us that God loves us, He wants us to prosper in everything we do, He wants us to be healthy in mind and body and he wants us to have a deep spiritual understanding and peace in our souls.
When God created man he set him up to rule in the earth and to tend and care for it. God did not skimp on anything and there is an abundance of all we need to live the abundant life. Mankind fell from his original place of grace and friendship with God and learned to live selfish, avaricious lives. The Kingdom of God is nevertheless within all men because God Himself is omnipotent, omniscient and omnipresent, if he is omnipresent it can only mean He is in me and he is in you. Unfortunately many cannot see the Kingdom of God and are unable to operate according to its spiritual laws. Therefore they live lives that are less than abundant. One night a learned man called Nicodemas came to Jesus looking for the answer to this eternal question…Jesus told him, “Unless a man is Born again he cannot see the Kingdom of God” Nicodemas did not understand, he asked how would it be possible to enter again into his mothers womb and be born again. The answer was that we must be born not just of the flesh but of the Spirit, each of us has the potential to be Born of the Spirit and it is something we must do by our free will. It is a choice that all men have…Jesus told us he is the Way, the Truth and the Life. He told Nicodemas, but it benefits us all, that His Father God so loved the world that he sent His only Son, Jesus that whoever believed on him would not perish but would live forever.
Nicodemas asked ‘how can you be born again’ and perhaps you are wondering the same thing… Just agree with God that Jesus died on the cross that you might be forgiven for all of your sins, and that having died God raised Him again from the dead. That he is alive forever more and that he is present on the earth now by His Holy Spirit who is leading men into all truth until He, Jesus returns. The Bible says, If you believe this in your heart, and confess it with your mouth you shall be saved.
That is such good news that all the angels in heaven will rejoice at that moment to welcome you into the Kingdom of God. The kingdom of God is already within you, being born again is really just switching on the lights and we do it by faith: by choosing to believe. No work to do, nothing to join, only believe.