What is Christian Diligence? | Margo Heath-Dupre
What does it mean to live a life of Christian diligence? It starts with a mindset to trust in God’s love. Author Margo Heath-Dupre’s nine-session Bible study encourages you to intentionally lean into
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Leaning on Jesus with Deb Burma
What storms of life have you gone through, and where have you taken shelter? God’s Word promises that whatever storm we face, He will be there. Join us as we talk live Deb Burma about the rest and ref
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So You Want to Be a Pastor’s Wife? – Part 1
A few months back, I wrote a post about how you can support your pastor’s wife. In it, I mentioned that because the role of the pastor’s wife comes with so many challenging aspects, there...
Fruit of the Spirit: Joy Overflows
The organ notes sounded like dancing. I already knew that the guest organist for the noon Lenten service was one of the best around, but I was unprepared for the sheer joy that shone...
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What Joseph's Story Teaches about Trusting God to Lead
Although he was born with a silver spoon in his mouth, Joseph [in Genesis 39–40] is now a slave. As Joseph starts his new life in Potiphar’s house, God begins molding...
Leaning on Jesus | CPH Podcast with Deb Burma
Author Deb Burma is back as a guest on this episode of The Concordia Publishing House Podcast to talk about her newest Bible study, Leaning on Jesus. In her upcoming book, Deb encourages readers to se
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The Overlooked Gift of Church | CPH Podcast with Christa Petzold
In this episode of The Concordia Publishing House Podcast, author Christa Petzold joins Elizabeth Pittman to discuss her book coming out this May, Gathered by Christ: The Overlooked Gift of Church. Du
Christa Petzold | Gathered by Christ: The Overlooked Gift of the Church
The Church is created and sustained by Jesus. It is there that we may receive faith, forgiveness, comfort, and assurance in Christ. Gathered by Christ: The Overlooked Gift of the Church explores what
Fruit of the Spirit: Love Comes First
At youth group, the teens in attendance were engaged in a very lively discussion, during which, my daughter said something slightly off the mark theologically. I immediately corrected and...
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Author Lindsay Hausch on Returning the Heart | God's Provision in a Wilderness World
Our hearts long for more meaning, more connection, and more purpose. We know that Jesus promises to meet ALL our needs. We can learn to ground ourselves in this promise as we learn from the Israelites
Author Deb Burma talks about Relying on Jesus | Leaning on Jesus Women's Bible Study
Our society tells us to be independent and self-reliant. But there is One who is worthy of our full weight – One who holds us, goes before us, guides us, and provides our salvation. In this new women’
Author Donna Snow on Meant for Good: A Study of Joseph
Take an epic journey with Joseph as he grapples with many of the same things we struggle with today: betrayal, temptation, forgiveness, and power. Joseph’s brothers sold him into slavery, he was impri
Support for the Pastor’s Wife and Family: Bust the Fishbowl Mentality
I never wanted to marry into the ministry.There. I said it. Whew.The life that corresponds to marrying a church worker—whether pastor, chaplain, missionary, or so on—is messy and...
Heavenly Peace During Advent and Christmas
During Advent and Christmas, we hear about peace. We read Isaiah’s names for the Messiah, including “Prince of Peace.” In Jesus’ birth story, recorded in Luke, the heavenly hosts say,...
Crossing Cultural Boundaries with the Apostles’ Creed
Our missionaries are incredibly important in spreading the Gospel truth to the world, especially in places where Christianity is uncommon. These called workers of Christ are diligent in...
How to Better Understand the Apostles’ Creed with Emily Beverly
What does it mean to be a Christian? Emily Beverly has created a field-tested study of the Apostles’ Creed that delves into how the Creed helps us better understand our faith. Emily shares how she uti
Holding On to God’s Word and God’s People
In Exodus 32:15, Moses descends from Mount Sinai after spending forty days in God’s presence. In his hands are two “tablets of the testimony” (Exodus 32:15) with the words of God written...
Choosing the Life of Military Chaplaincy
Just as being humbled in life is unavoidable, so is living with change. If my new motto is “Be prepared; humbling will happen, and there’s nothing you can do about it,” then I might as...
5 Must-Read Bible Studies for Women
Ready for a new Bible study? Here are five of our favorites. Shine: https://www.cph.org/p-32745-shine-sparkling-with-gods-love.aspx Altogether Beautiful: https://www.cph.org/p-31991-altogether-beauti
What I Learned Leading a Women's Bible Study
Every Monday at 9:00 p.m. (yes, you read that right), three of my friends and I meet to prepare for the women’s Bible study we lead at Concordia University. We can have anywhere from five...