Church Family


The Cornerstone church family is made up of a variety of different people who find their unity in the gospel of Christ. Our goal is to be faithful followers of the Lord Jesus Christ and live for his glory and honor. We gather regularly to worship and be equipped to live and serve out our gospel calling. Our mission as a church family is to bring the gospel to our community and world. 




Pastor Ryan Perz has been serving at Cornerstone since 2011. He has been married to his wife Emily since 2002 and together they are raising four children and keeping track of a high-energy dog. Their family journey has included living in Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Kentucky and now Iowa. Ryan and Emily love being part of the Cornerstone family and are enjoying raising their family in northwest Iowa. 


Ryan earned his M.Div. degree from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and a Bachelor of Arts from Columbia International University. In his spare time, Ryan enjoys camping with his family, reading, playing golf and occasionally watching the Pittsburgh Steelers and Pirates. 


His main passion is to preach the Word of God and trust that the Spirit does a transformative gospel work in people. 


You can find him on twitter: @trperz

or check out what he writes on his blog: