Our Mission

Our mission is to reach people, make disciples and build relationships. At Cornerstone Community Church, we place a high emphasis on helping you and your family connect with God and others.

Our Leadership

Cornerstone is led by our lead pastor, a strategic leadership team and our pastors and directors. If you’re looking for someone to blame, you’ve found the right spot.

Andy Deane

Lead Pastor

I’m a New Jersey native (with no accent remaining) that graduated from New York University. It was there, on September 11th, 2001, that I found myself at the bottom of the collapsing Twin Towers in NYC asking God to save my life. That’s obviously a longer story, which I tell here. Most importantly, I am a disciple of Jesus, husband to Shannon, and father to Abigail, Gideon & Titus. Least importantly, I enjoy playing basketball, watching USA curling, eating hot wings and smoking meat on my Traeger.

In 2012 my family and I moved to California so I could serve as the director of Calvary Chapel Bible College. My love for the Scriptures overflowed into a book I wrote titled, Learn to Study the Bible. In 2015 I completed a Master of Arts in Theological Studies at Veritas International University and in 2021 I completed a Master of Divinity at Southern Seminary. I joined the team at Cornerstone in 2020 and was blessed to become the Lead Pastor on the church’s 30th anniversary in 2022.

Our family lives in Murrieta right near In-N-Out (that’s kind of why we bought that house) and we would love to get to know you more. In fact, everyone who attends Cornerstone is invited over to our house for lunch! You can schedule a time to eat with us by clicking here. If you have a question about the church, a sermon I just preached, or the Bible, text me directly at (951) 708-1748.


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Dr. Ron Armstrong

Founding Pastor

Pastor Ron is the founding pastor and is a regular speaker at Cornerstone. He is a natural storyteller with an extraordinary ability to help people understand the Bible in ways that apply to everyday life. He has a bachelor’s degree, a master’s degree from Azusa Pacific University, a Juris Doctor (yes, he’s a lawyer), and a Doctor of Education from Brandman University. He is formerly an adjunct professor Azusa Pacific University and has also taught for Calvary Chapel Bible College.

Ron and Deb were teenage sweethearts and have been married for an uncommonly long time. It is rumored that Moses performed the wedding ceremony right after delivery of the 10 Commandments. They raised two sons and Ron credits his slightly receding hairline to the parenting experience. He is an avid reader and was selected by Barnes & Noble as “the customer most likely to help us stay in business.” He is most often described as a “real peach.”

Our Team

Cornerstone believes that we are better together. Our staff has a blast serving Jesus, His people, and each other. Let us know how we can help you grow in your relationships, develop your gifts, and find success in your life.

Meet Our team