Hindrances to Discipleship: The Flesh

Tom Tarrants

Jesus didn’t come simply to help us feel good; he came to help us be good, for God is more concerned with our holiness than our happiness. 

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Click Part 2, Part 3, & Part 4 to read the entire four-part series on the hinderances to discipleship.

The Subtle Power of Evil and God's Antidote

Norman Jetmundsen

The age-old conundrum is why would God allow evil? Could it be that God is either not all powerful or not all good? 

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Profiles in Faith:

Dorothy Sayers

Art Lindsley

Learn more about Dorothy Sayers life (1893-1957) in this 5 minute read.

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Rebecca DeYoung

There are numerous pitfalls and perils that face followers of Christ. Explore the triple threats of Money, Sex, and Power. Learn more in this two-part audio series.

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Side B Stories

Episode 50: Pursuit of the True and Beautiful

with Dr. Andrew Parker 


Psychiatrist Andrew Parker's pursuit of the true and beautiful led him to consider the possibility of God, but his personal life hindered belief. Eventually, he decided the cost of conversion was worth any personal sacrifice and gave him life beyond what he once imagined possible.

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Standing Strong in Spiritual Battlefields

New Monthly Resource


What is Spiritual Warfare? Does it really affect my everyday life? How can I overcome it?

This month we explore these questions through CSLI resources on identifying what spiritual warfare is, how to be prepared for fights you come across in your faith walk, and how to equip yourself for battle!

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Do you really think that people don’t go to Heaven unless they believe in Jesus?


Ready for an answer to that question from the kids in your life? 

See what Theologian Theodore has to say!  Click here for this short, 3 minute read.

Click here to learn more about our intentional discipleship program for the children God has placed in your life, Keeping The Faith - Equipping Families for Effective Discipleship

Recommended Readings:

The Armor of God by Priscilla Shirer

All day, every day, an invisible war rages around you — unseen, unheard, yet felt throughout every aspect of your life. A devoted, devilish enemy seeks to wreak havoc on everything that matters to you: your heart, your mind, your marriage, your children, your relationships, your resilience, your dreams, your destiny.


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This version of The Armor of God is a 7-session Bible Study for teens on spiritual warfare. It is a stand alone study with 5 days of personal study per week. As you progress in your study, you'll be developing an action plan for putting on your armor and a strategy to secure victory against the enemy.

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Upcoming Local Events



Washington, DC

CSLI presents Spiritual Warfare in a Material World 

An in-person presentation followed by a Q&A discussion with Dr. Jerry Root in Annandale, VA. Light refreshments will be provided and you will be warmly welcomed - we are eager to see you again! Click here to register.



Northeast Ohio

CSLI-NEOH invites you to a free screening of The Most Reluctant ConvertJoin us in-person as we partner with Malone University's Center for Christian Faith and Culture, and the Fellowship for Performing Arts in offering a free screening of Max McLean's dramatized telling of C.S. Lewis's surprising journey from unbelief to Christian faith.




CSLI-Annapolis presents C.S. Lewis and the Importance of ImaginationJoin us for an evening of dinner and conversation with Dr. Jerry Root on "C.S. Lewis and the Importance of Imagination." Dr. Root is a world-class authority on the life and writings of C.S. Lewis who will give a specially prepared presentation and allow time for Q&A.




CSLI-Greenville invites you to an 8-week study course titled What's Wrong with Our World? Join us in-person as we partner with Malone University's Center for Christian Faith and Culture, and the Fellowship for Performing Arts in offering a free screening of Max McLean's dramatized telling of C.S. Lewis's surprising journey from unbelief to Christian faith.




CSLI-Annapolis presents The Evolution of Jesus (ʿĪsā) in the Islamic Narrative. Many Muslims are coming to the Christian faith through visions, dreams and encounters with other followers of the Jesus of the Gospels. Why is this happening?




CSLI-Greenville presents Faithful Christians in Fearful TimesJoin us for an evening conference featuring Stuart and Cameron McAllister as we press into these questions. Our prayer is to offer a vision of faith that overcomes fear.

Upcoming Global Event



CSLI-Atlanta and CSLI-Chicago present The Christian Worldview in the Writings of J.R.R. TolkienThere is a lot of discussion right now about the “spirituality” of Middle-Earth. Neo-Pagans and Secularists insist that the spirituality of Tolkien’s world can be legitimately read as neopagan or secular, and there is increasing hostility in the fandom to Tolkien’s own actual beliefs. Learn more of the Christian worldview in Tolkien's writings through this free, virtual event by clicking here.



CSLI Cosmic Chemistry

Is it possible to be a scientist and a person of faith at the same time? Are Christianity and Science at odds with one another? These apologetics questions and other will be explored in this pre-recorded interview with renowned scientist and philosopher, Dr. John Lennox. This is a free virtual event, but you do need to register by clicking here.

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