How to Be Beautifully Broken

How to be beautifully broken by City on a Hill Studio

In The End of Me video series, Kyle Idleman highlights the testimony of Rachelle Starr to demonstrate the power of brokenness and wholeness. Rachelle grew up in a stable, Christian home, but drifted from the Lord in early adulthood. Despite a healthy marriage and a thriving career, Rachelle felt something was missing. “It was never enough,” she shares in the … Read More

The Secret to Finding Jesus and the (Truly) Good Life

The Secret to Finding Jesus and the Good Life

The Secret to Finding Jesus and the (Truly) Good Life How would you describe the Good Life? If you’re being completely honest, and no one would know your answers, how would you respond? How would you fill in the following blank? The Good Life is ______________________________________. Would you respond with an answer similar to one of these? • Having a … Read More

Don’t Give Up on Each Other

Don't Give Up on Each Other

From the beginning of time, God stated it was not good for us to be alone. Most of what we experience in our earthly relationships are intended to reflect the connection God wants to have with us himself, and even our closest and most intimate relationships are meant to mirror God’s love for us. However, relationships are not always easy. … Read More

Don’t Give Up On God

Don't Give Up on God Blog by Kyle Idleman

Don’t Give Up On God Life gets hard. You pray, but God doesn’t seem to answer. You are disappointed, and over time, disappointment becomes disillusionment. Disillusionment turns to despair, and you feel like giving up. Honestly, you feel like giving up on God. It happens to all of us. We have expectations; then God doesn’t meet them. Recently, I went … Read More

Don’t Give Up On Your Marriage

dont_give_up_on_your_marriage by Kyle Idleman

As a pastor, I have many conversations with people where the bottom-line message they need to hear is, “Don’t give up.” Different people need to hear that reminder in different ways, but I want to encourage you specifically: Don’t give up on your marriage. I want to tell those of you who have been divorced that Jesus loves you and … Read More

The Ultimate Father’s Day Reading List

Fathers Day Reading Guide by City on a Hill Studio

THE ULTIMATE FATHER’S DAY READING LIST This Father’s Day, take a reading break between the cookouts and family outings. We searched through our favorite articles about fatherhood and narrowed them down to what we thought would be most encouraging and humorous as a parent in this day and age. We are confident that he will appreciate this cultivated reading guide … Read More

What Does the Bible say About Fatherhood?

IS GOD THE FATHER LIKE MY EARTHLY FATHER?

Over the past few weeks, we’ve talked about the miraculous way God transformed Bart Millard’s abusive father into the godliest man Bart ever knew. In today’s article, we talk about why it is that fathers have such incredible power to wound their kids psychological, emotionally, and spiritually.

Understanding God’s Heart for His Lost Children

Understanding God's Heart for His Lost Children

Years ago my wife, Jen, and I took our five-year-old son and two-year-old daughter to a big water park. The kind of water park that has huge kiddie pools, slides, and fun things like that. While my kids were going down one of the giant slides, my wife walked over to the other side of the pool to explore a … Read More

Don’t Give Up During the Hard Times

Dont Give Up During Hard Times Image

Think about a critical conversation that you’ve had. Maybe it’s one of the most important conversations you’ve ever experienced. Like a coach sharing a strategy and imploring his team to give their all during a game. Or it could simply be two world leaders trying to negotiate peace. I’d like to cast my vote for what I think has to … Read More

What is a Victim Mentality and How Can You Overcome It?

What is a Victim Mentality?

What is Victim Mentality and How Do You Overcome It? On May 25, 2001, Erik Weihenmayer reached the summit of Mount Everest. Seven years later he climbed the Carstensz Pyramid in Papa New Guinea. That day, he also completed the Seven Summits, the highest point on every continent. Only 150 people have accomplished such an incredible feat. I forgot to … Read More