The Power Of Community When You Feel Lonely

The Power Of Community When You Feel Lonely

My friend Kyle is a pastor of a church community that broadcasts on TV. He has also written several books. What this means is he gets a lot of letters. Tons of people share their problems with him and seek his guidance. On occasion, I’ve asked him for advice from one Pastor to another. “What chapter should I be sure … Read More

5 Ways God Points Us Towards Unity In a Broken World

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By Vince Antonucci Three Persons In Unity As One Our human understanding of God’s Triune nature falls short of a perfect example of unity. We learn from scripture that the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit exist as three persons unified as one. There is one God but he exists as three distinct persons. Three distinct persons, also called the Trinity, … Read More

How You Can Find Victory In The Midst Of Battle

Victory In Battle by City On a Hill in Louisville, KY

By Vince Antonucci The Amalekites attacked the Israelites. The Israelites were God’s people and the Amalekites were a thorn in their side. It seems like every time they turned around, the Amalekites are attacking again. I think we can relate. Yes, we may be God’s people, but that doesn’t keep us from having a thorn in our sides. We all … Read More

God’s Ultimate Victory Over Your Worst Circumstances

By Kyle Idleman Have you ever felt defeated by your circumstances? What is it that transforms defeat into the ultimate victory? I’ve got to be honest. As a pastor, my job is to help people understand their fundamental need for God. We are unable to navigate through this life on our own. So I help people recognize their need to … Read More

Do We Cast God As The Star Of The Story?

Star Of The Story by City On a Hill Christian Bible Study Resources

By Vince Antonucci God is the star of the story. Read the Bible and the picture you get of God is of a conquering hero, a God who is victorious and who gives victory. He is the God of glory. The star of the story who deserves all the attention and all the praise. We don’t like that. Some of … Read More

How The God Of Victory Can Relieve All Of Your Stress

VICTORY OF GOD BY CITY ON A HILL - CHRISTIAN BIBLE STUDY RESOURCES

By Vince Antonucci Life often presents us with discouraging circumstances where victory seems anything but possible. We are quick to become disparaged by all we see around us. And yet we are slow to remember that God has promised us an eternal victory. Let me share with you a story: It’s Spring of 2008. I’m sitting at the gate of … Read More

His Mission To Seek and To Save What Was Lost

LOST by City On a Hill -Christian Bible Study Resources

By Vince Antonucci Years ago my wife and I took our then five-year-old son and two-year-old daughter to a big water park. They have a bunch of huge kiddie pools. Each has slides and all kinds of fun stuff. We played in one kiddie pool for a while. Then we walked about 100 yards to the next one. My kids … Read More

3 Reasons We Get a New Beginning As a Child of God

CHILD of GOD by City On a Hill Christian Bible Study Resources

3 Reasons We Get a New Beginning As a Child of God When my daughter Morgan was little I used to tell her, “If I could line up all the little girls in the world, I would choose you.” As she grew up I would always pray with her before bed. When Morgan was seven, she started praying every night, … Read More

Do You Actually Know What Prodigal Means?

Prodigal by City On a Hill - Christian Bible Study Resources

Sometimes words don’t mean what we think they mean. One of my pet peeves is when people misuse the word “literally.” It means “actually” or “exactly.” But I hear a sports announcer say, “In the fourth quarter, Lebron James literally put the team on his back and carried them to victory.” Really?! Because that’s a basketball game I want to … Read More

Why I Hated Thinking of God as a Loving Father

By Vince Antonucci My father didn’t love me. Well, I guess I couldn’t prove that, but it’d be way more challenging to prove he did. He never said the words, “I love you.” He was emotionally and verbally abusive. He walked out on us when I was eleven. My father didn’t love me and I hated him. I not only … Read More