Church Members

Grow in your faith with these free articles and videos selected just for church members. Find easy and practical ways to stay connected with Jesus every day.

  • From 9 to 5: Serving God at Work

    From 9 to 5: Serving God at Work

    What might be a milestone when it comes to your work? It could mean celebrating years of service or the completion of a major project. Perhaps it’s a promotion or, even better,...

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  • How Faith and Films Intersect41:42

    How Faith and Films Intersect

    Movies are a perfect way for Christians to see where the world needs to hear about Christ. Dr. Jeffrey Skopak joins us live on Tuesday, January 18 at 10 AM Central to discuss how movies can help spar

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  • An Apology for Faith (Episode 5: Creation vs. Evolution)27:52

    An Apology for Faith (Episode 5: Creation vs. Evolution)

    Defend the Faith with "The Reason I Believe: The Basics of Christian Apologetics: https://www.cph.org/p-31028-The-Reason-I-Believe-The-Basics-of-Christian-Apologetics.aspx In this episode of An Apolo

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  • The Template for Christian Character | Session 2 of Embracing Godly Character11:47

    The Template for Christian Character | Session 2 of Embracing Godly Character

    In this second lesson of Embracing Godly Character, Kenneth Kremer talks about the template for Christian character revealed by God in Genesis 1 and 2. Buy the book: https://www.cph.org/p-31992-embra

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  • What Makes a ‘Happy’ Year?

    What Makes a ‘Happy’ Year?

    What is happiness? This can be a difficult question to answer. In the context of a new year, having an answer probably feels like a key to a good year. Pastor Keith Haney offers a...

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  • Three Lessons from Learning to See Faith in Films

    Three Lessons from Learning to See Faith in Films

    I love watching movies. The experience goes beyond enjoying the story unfold before your eyes. I love the discussion that comes after the movie. Asking your friends or family what they...

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  • An Apology for Faith (Introduction)19:01

    An Apology for Faith (Introduction)

    Defend the Faith with "The Reason I Believe: The Basics of Christian Apologetics: https://www.cph.org/p-31028-the-reason-i-believe-the-basics-of-christian-apologetics.aspx What does it mean to be a c

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  • Great Expectations for Healing

    Great Expectations for Healing

    Sometimes, I read a familiar Bible passage or story and it comes alive in a new way. This happened recently with the story of Naaman in 2 Kings 5, which I recall from childhood Sunday...

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  • You Are Part of Preparing Pastors

    You Are Part of Preparing Pastors

    I’ve seen firsthand the number of people it takes to prepare a pastor for ministry. As the wife of a current seminarian, I’ve been on the receiving end of the many people who have...

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  • How Christians Can Respond to Cancel Culture

    How Christians Can Respond to Cancel Culture

    Cancel culture is a hot topic right now. It seems like a celebrity is being “canceled” each day for many things: actions, words said, pictures posted. The following is a post in...

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  • Giving Thanks–for a Toothbrush?

    Giving Thanks–for a Toothbrush?

    Sometimes, it is easy to forget to give thanks for the many blessings in our lives. If they are exciting, sure! Joy and thanks are a natural response. But what about the little...

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  • Do You Notice Hurting People?

    Do You Notice Hurting People?

    Almost a decade ago, there was a movement that dealt with the rise in motorcycle accidents. It started with a simple billboard campaign, “Start Seeing Motorcycles.” Unlike some ads,...

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  • The Importance of Preparing to Evangelize to Muslims

    The Importance of Preparing to Evangelize to Muslims

    The summer after my freshman year of college, I worked the same job I’d had for the last three years. With this level of experience at a gift shop, I was sometimes put in charge of...

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  • The Dangers of Pride and Distraction in Social Media

    The Dangers of Pride and Distraction in Social Media

    The following is an excerpt from Redeeming Technology by A. Trevor Sutton and Brian Smith MD. Social Media has become increasingly prevalent across age groups. Although it does bring...

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  • God’s Design for Gender Roles

    God’s Design for Gender Roles

    When you hear the term “gender roles,” your first thoughts may be of gender stereotypes. This may bring to mind ideas such as women raise the kids and take care of the home while men...

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  • Avoiding “Us vs. Them” Attitudes

    Avoiding “Us vs. Them” Attitudes

    “God, I thank you that I am not like other men, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even like this tax collector” (Luke 18:11).

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  • Church Worker Appreciation in the Bible

    Church Worker Appreciation in the Bible

    October is Church Worker Appreciation month. I know many congregations throughout the world have been showing their pastors, deaconesses, DCEs, musicians, and other church workers much...

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  • Staying Content during the Holiday Season

    Staying Content during the Holiday Season

    Every year as Christmas approaches, I find myself making wish lists—clothing, makeup, housewares, you name it. My Instagram feed is filled with ads for products that would make great...

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  • The Cultural Head Nod

    The Cultural Head Nod

    On a steep uphill climb during a college retreat, this freshman and first-generation college student felt rather lonely. For multiple days before the retreat, I had been steeped in the...

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  • Creating a Habit of Time in God’s Word

    Creating a Habit of Time in God’s Word

    I keep a relatively busy schedule and often feel like I have a lot on my plate. Some weeks it feels like my husband and I are running on several different schedules from one another,...

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