Artie Davis

Artie Davis is the Founding Pastor of Cornerstone Community Church in Orangeburg, SC. Cornerstone is an International multi-site & multi-ethnic church with locations in the US & Liberia, West Africa.

Prior to launching Cornerstone, Artie was a successful entrepreneur and has a passion for coaching and multiplying leaders and writes about it almost exclusively on his blog,

He is also the founder and Director of a church planting movement called the Its passion is to partner and plant “life-giving” & “ethnically reflective” churches in smaller cities & communities. Artie is also the Executive Director of, a national gathering movement for leaders and pastors in smaller cities.

Internationally, Artie is Co-Founder of Think Liberia (USA), a partnering organization that helps meet physical, medical and spiritual needs of those in the West African nation of Liberia.

Artie is married to his life-partner, best friend & wife Georgie. They live in SC, and have three children.

The Comb Network - Winning BIG in the small

Network seeking to Plant diverse churches in smaller cities

The "Sticks" - Leading BIG in the small

Gatherings for Pastors and leaders from smaller cities

Think Liberia- Touching Humanity in need of Kindness

Touching those in need, in a war ravaged land
Artie Davis Posts
  • Leaders Can’t Be Pleasers

    I was having a conversation the other day with an up and coming leader. He was dealing with a very... Read more

  • In It to Win It – Be A Conquering Church

    Is your church in it to win it?  Every Church needs to be in their city to WIN their city. That... Read more

  • Don’t Let Them Die! Give Them This!

    Vision isn’t just something good for leaders to have, it’s a must! Proverbs says it pretty... Read more

  • What Should I know About Church Vision?

    Vision. We all talk about it. Its importance, it’s power, it’s ability to draw people and... Read more

  • These 3 Butts Must Be Counted!

    Our churches are great at counting butts! We love to see the graph rise and attendance going up.... Read more

  • Sermon Planning 101

    Here are a few things to consider when planning sermons for the new year: 1) Consider preaching... Read more

  • Four Steps to Win… Every Time!

    Ever notice God is constantly “flipping the pages” of our lives? We go from place to place... Read more

  • Unmet Expectations…

    Unmet Expectations can KILL! You know the feeling… You were expecting with all of your heart... Read more

  • Measure What Matters

    We are changing what we measure at Cornerstone. I think we should measure 1-Thing… Movement I... Read more

  • 3 Things Your Church Can’t Afford

    All of us who lead in a church understand the cost of doing ministry, the financial cost that is.... Read more

  • 7 Confessions of a “Sucky” Pastor

    I have been doing some form of pastoring for almost 30-years, and I have certainly been a sucky... Read more

  • 4 Church Leadership Myths: BUSTED!

    1) It’s lonely being a Leader Yes, it can be lonely at times, however most times that is by... Read more

  • The 5 Most Powerful Ways to Lead

    All great leaders are great learners. But, sometimes we overcomplicate that process and leave... Read more

  • 4 Keys To Last Minute Sermon Planning

    If you don’t have your series and sermons planned out for 2013…you’re not alone! Many pastors... Read more

  • 4 Keys to Creating Momentum in Your Church

    At times momentum can be an illusive goal. It seems to come when least expected,... Read more

  • 5 Things Anointed Leaders Have

    In 1 Samuel 10 Saul is anointed as King over Israel. As soon as he was anointed as the leader 5... Read more

  • The 2 People You Gotta Have In Your Life

    “Show me the people that you are investing in right now, and I’ll tell you where you will be in... Read more

  • Invention & Innovation…Where is the Action?

    In the world of Apple, (As I saw on Biography) and the mind of those who really change things,... Read more

  • 4 Things to Keep You From QUITting

    Let’s be real, leadership ain’t easy. It can be tough, lonely, and bring us to many dark roads.... Read more

  • 16 Things I Would Tell My Son About Leading

    If my son were starting a church this weekend… and he came to me and asked, “Dad, what are... Read more

  • 6 Steps To Simple Church Planting

    There are a lot of new buzz words and strategies these days for planting churches. I must admit, I... Read more

  • The Great Killer Of… Many things!

    Un-met Expectations can KILL! You know the feeling… You were expecting with all of your heart... Read more

  • What You Measure Matters

    We are changing what we measure at Cornerstone. I think we should measure 1-Thing… Movement I... Read more

  • A Body At Rest Will Stay At Rest. A Body in Motion…

    A Body at Rest A law of physics, and a spiritual law. If a church (Body of Christ) is not moving,... Read more

  • Don’t Plant a Church, Plant the Gospel? Seriously?

    I’ve heard the statement, “Don’t plant a church, plant the Gospel.” I understand that... Read more


    When you go to plant a church, or are involved in helping others plant churches that question must... Read more

  • Bust The Dam

    Church-planting is so Vogue. Everybody is in it, on it, around it, staring in it or refining it.... Read more

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