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

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

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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

Mother’s Day Gift-Giving Guide

We know life is a balancing act when it comes to parenting, working, serving in the church and all of the other responsibilities we juggle. We aren’t judging, and in fact, we are here to help. Look no further for a unique Mother’s Day gift that’s just as special as the woman you’re buying for. Even better, all of the … Read More

How to Keep Going When Your Mountain Won’t Move

How to Keep Going When Your Mountain Won't Move

How do you maintain a faith that gives you the confidence to keep believing, even when you face overwhelming or impossible circumstances? It can be tempting to give up when life gets challenging. Defining Faith In my new book, Don’t Give Up, I take an in-depth look at Hebrews 11, also called God’s Faith Hall of Fame. When you study … Read More