Not a Fan Resources for Church and Bible Study

Are you a fan or follower of Jesus? Most of us would jump at the opportunity to proclaim our Jesus fandom, but the truth is, Jesus isn’t looking for fans; he’s looking for completely committed followers. How can we tell the difference? The dictionary defines a fan as, “an enthusiastic admirer.” We live in a culture where it seems like … Read More

SMELL YOU LATER

By Kyle Idleman Some of us have mistakenly believed that once we became Christians, life would be free of complications, smooth sailing, a rosy journey with no splinters or thorns along the way. No trials or difficulties. No sins, no struggles…

THE FANDOM OF JESUS IN A HYPED UP WORLD

By Taylor LaForest We’re fans of sports teams, brands, musicians, colleges, authors, pastors and locations. How much of our fan-ridden lives is all just hype?  How much of it is just for show?

FOLLOWING JESUS IN A DIY CULTURE

By Kyle Idleman Have you ever bought something that states, “some construction required” and you thought, “I can do this, no problem.” only to discover that you can’t and now…

HOW TO BE HAPPY

How to be Happy by Kyle Idleman and City on a Hill Studio

We want to be happy. We live in a country dedicated to giving us the right to the pursuit of happiness. We’re convinced that happiness is out there; we just need to catch it. So we chase after it. We have an “if only” mindset. If only … I could make just a little more money, then I’d be happy. If … Read More

FOLLOWING JESUS RIGHT WHERE YOU ARE

By LeighAnne Turner Following Jesus becomes a challenge when we become overwhelmed with negative feelings and difficult circumstances so we grow discontent with who we are, what we can do and where we are headed…