We believe that God's Word is truth and it changes lives. This summer, the women of CPC are embarking on a journey seeking Biblical heart change. A dual study of Acts 16 and the book of Philippians will be explored as part of Thrive's Summer in the Word. Your heart and mind will be challenged. This study is meant to change the way you think, act, and experience life as Paul's encounter with hardship is examined. This eight week Bible study met at various times in neighborhoods throughout Howard County Summer of 2016. Link to Study
Practical Guidance for Loving Others Well
Everyone needs help from time to time, especially in the midst of painful circumstances and difficult trials. In this short book, a highly respected biblical counselor and successful author offers practical guidance for all Christians—pastors and laypeople alike—who want to develop their “helping skills” when it comes to walking alongside hurting people.
Written out of the conviction that friends are the best helpers, this accessible introduction to biblical counseling will equip believers to share their burdens with one another through gentle words of wisdom and kind acts of love. This book is written for those eager to see God use ordinary relationships and conversations between ordinary Christians to work extraordinary miracles in the lives of his people.
Philippians Bible Study by Kay Smith
The Tuesday morning women’s Bible study runs from 10:00 a.m. to noon in room 109. Babysitting is provided.
We are using a study by Kay Smith, Philippians Bible Study
Are you filled with joy? If not if this less-than-perfect world has robbed you of joy and filled you instead with fear and worry you must learn the secrets found in the book of Philippians.
12-week Bible study Workbook
Follow Kay as she takes you on a verse-by-verse discovery of the truths that enabled Paul to worship in shackles, rejoice in persecution, and walk joyfully through life s darkest places.
1 Timothy: Pursuing Godliness by Elizabeth George
What does living a godly life mean today? Delving into 1 Timothy, Elizabeth shares how women can deepen their Christian walk, paying special attention to:
Jesus the King, Timothy Keller
Come study and discuss the life of Christ as told in the Gospel of Mark. Based on Timothy Keller's book, Jesus the King: Understanding the Life and Death of the Son of God, women will "discover again how the story of Jesus is at once cosmic, historical, and personal, calling each person to look anew at her relationship to God."
In this 9-session Bible study guide, Jesus the King, Timothy Keller will help you and your group discover the most influential man to ever walk the earth … Jesus. His story has been told in hundreds of different ways for thousands of years. What more can be said about this man?
Timothy Keller will help you and your group to unlock new insights into the life of Jesus Christ as he explores how Jesus came as a king, but a king who had to bear the greatest burden anyone ever has. Jesus the King Study Guide helps you discover the life of Christ as told in the Gospel of Mark.
Keller shows how the story of Jesus is at once cosmic, historical, and personal, calling each of us to look anew at our relationship with God. It is an unforgettable study of Jesus Christ, and one that will leave an indelible imprint on your group's journey through the Gospel of Mark.
Love to Eat, Hate to Eat, Elyse Fitzpatrick
After years of futile dieting, readers know there's more to weight control than what they eat. Having discovered the power that food has over their lives, counselor Elyse Fitzpatrick, author of Overcoming Fear, Worry, and Anxiety, helps them:
- identify destructive eating habits
- break the vicious cycle of emotional eating
- develop a flexible plan suited to unique situations