Rick's church

Cornerstone Christian Church
Winchester, Kentucky 40391
859 2300664

About Rick
  • Education: BA. Degree in the Preaching Ministry from Johnson Bible College Continuing to pursue my Master’s Degree
  • Experience: 10 years in Youth ministries in Kentucky, W.V. and Florida Senior Minister at Antioch Christian Church, Anderson Christian Church, and Fern Creek Christian Church, now at Gardenside Christian Church
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: The fire that burns away the clutter Broken People....Mended Lives Joseph: The Hard Knock Life Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
  • Family: I’ve been married to my wife Kari for 32 years. We have four children and three grandchildren. (Little Toot, Peanut, and Shuggie)
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: My Mom..."When You Preach somebody get’s tired...make sure it’s you!"
  • Books that have had an impact: UnChristian by David Kinniman One Size Doesn’t Fit All by Gary L. Macintosh Habits of Highly Effective Churches by George Barna Crazy Love and Forgotten God by Frances Chan Radical and Radical Together by David Platt Follow Me by David Platt Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire by Jim Cymbala
  • Hobbies: Reading, Golf, Cars, Motorcycles, fishing, Hunting
  • Something funny that happened while preaching: I fell off the stage at Broadway C.C. while wearing brand new penny loafers...I fell into their Baby Grand piano...the invitation was blown. No one can respond to Christ when they are laughing uncontrolably.
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  • His Broken Jars

    Contributed on Apr 25, 2023

    Rick and Kari Burdette's story

    His Broken Jars 2 Corinthians 4:1-7 (Kari) Introduction: Our entire married life has been one of ministry, for the last 42 years Rick and I have had the privilege to share our lives with others who have been through things in this life that have broken them, and in our lives, we’ve been broken as more

  • Revival For God's People

    Contributed on Jun 21, 2021
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    God gave Solomon the privilege to build His temple

    REVIVAL FOR GOD'S PEOPLE 2 Chronicles 7:14 July 4, 2021 Introduction: God gave Solomon the privilege of building the greatest building ever built in the world, the magnificent temple for the Israelites to worship Jehovah God. When the building was finished the people came together for a more

  • Being Kind When It's Hard

    Contributed on Oct 31, 2019
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    Matthew 5:38-48

    JUST BE KIND - Being Kind When It’s Hard November 17, 2019 Matthew 5:38-48 (p. 678) Introduction: Amber Guyger had just finished a 13 hour shift as a Dallas Police officer and was on her way home. She was texting her boyfriend who was also a cop. She pulled into her parking more

  • Kind Words

    Contributed on Oct 31, 2019
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    Ephesians 4:29-32

    JUST BE KIND - Kind Words November 3, 2019 Ephesians 4:29-32 (p. 816) Introduction: I have to tell you one of my least favorite excuses to hear for horrible behavior is…“Oh, that’s just how they are!” I can understand this excuse if you’re not a Christian or if we’re talking more

  • The Kindness Of God

    Contributed on Oct 28, 2019

    Ephesians 2:4-7

    JUST BE KIND - The Kindness of God October 27, 2019 Ephesians 2:4-7 (p. 814) Introduction: Chapter 8 in Phillip Yancey’s book “Vanishing Grace” begins like this… A monologue has been floating around in cyberspace, sometimes credited to George Carlin, sometimes to a Columbine more

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