How to Become More Like Christ

Becoming Christ Like by City on a Hill Studio and Jeremy Linneman

Money is not the problem, a heart that loves money is the problem. In America, we often think that money can buy happiness. I think most people would agree with the statement: “The more money I have, the happier I will be.” Recently, researchers from the fields of psychology and sociology have tested the hypothesis that money leads to happiness. … Read More

What Are You Hungry For?

What Are You Hungry For? by Vince Antonucci and City on a Hill Studio

I feel like I have been hungry for practically my whole life. Hungry for something that would make me feel full, for something that would make me happy. It’s like I know something is missing, and I am hungry for whatever it is. As a child, I became convinced that what was missing from my life was: Star Wars action … Read More

The Greatest Sermon Ever Preached

In the Copper Canyons of hidden, rural Mexico, there is a small tribe called the Tarahumara. According to the few outsiders who have been granted access, members of the Tarahumara: Live by simple foods, strange drinks, and hardly work at all. Don’t have clean water, doctors or hospitals. Don’t even wear shoes. Live an ancient and prehistoric way of living. … Read More

Mourning is the Way to Happiness

We all want to be happy. We want to be free, joyful, peaceful, and thriving. It follows, then, that we do not want to be sad. We do not want to endure loss, to mourn, to grieve, to be sorrowful, or depressed. Just glance at the magazine covers at the grocery store checkout lane. What do you see? Smiling faces, … Read More

How to Be Beautifully Broken | Featuring Rachelle Starr

How Christians Can Respond to a Sexually Broken World

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 by Kyle Idleman and City on a Hill Studio

An each-other life is one where we pray for each other, encourage each other, serve each other, and carry each other’s burdens. 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, … 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