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November
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As sinful humans, we will never be perfect in this life. We take one step toward perfection and two steps back, losing confidence in ourselves with each movement. We might lose patience with ourselves—can’t we just be perfect already!?—but God gently smiles and continues walking with us.

This is the incredible truth painted throughout Scripture and in Daniel E. Paavola’s new book, Patience and Perfection: Finding Peace in God’s Plan for You!. Often, people think the Christian life is about...

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October
30,
2018
Mark your calendars! The annual Concordia Publishing House Warehouse Sale returns November 2–5, 2018. Customers can access the Warehouse Sale at cph.org/warehouse. Those customers in the St. Louis area can visit the CPH Bookstore November 2–5 for
October
29,
2018
In life, we often don’t have the words to pray. We’re so overcome with grief, joy, anger, frustration, or sadness that we can’t even begin to form a coherent prayer. We desperately want to cry out to God, but we don’t know where to
October
24,
2018
Everyone wonders what God’s plan is for his or her life. In difficult times, people will say, “Don’t worry, God has a plan for you!” But it can often be difficult to see that plan. In But Now I See!: Finding God’s Plan for Your Life, Julie Hale
October
18,
2018
In our modern age, networks connect people around the world, yet we struggle to remember our next-door neighbor’s name. We have access to more information than ever before, but this hasn’t solved the problems of discrimination, prejudice, or
October
16,
2018
It’s hard to know when children are ready to graduate from a Bible storybook to the full Bible text. Somewhere along their faith journey, they become too old for story retellings, but they’re not quite ready to read the Bible without a little
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October
02,
2018
        Concordia Publishing House’s Last Summer at Eden, by Christina Hergenrader, has been recognized as a 2018 finalist in the young adult category for The Christy Awards, the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association’s (ECPA)
June
26,
2018
Baptism is one of the foundational pillars of Christianity. It is one of the miraculous means of grace in which God grants forgiveness of sins, liberates people from death and the devil, and gives eternal salvation to believers. Lutherans often look
June
14,
2018
Life is not black and white here on Earth, as much as we’d like it to be. We want things to be clear, to be easily understandable. We want the line to be clearly drawn—this is true, this is false. Life in this world is not always clear, and
June
07,
2018
When Martin Luther nailed his Ninety-Five theses to the door of the church in Wittenberg, the world was changed forever. That action sparked the Reformation that spread throughout Europe, radically altering people’s understanding of God and His
June
06,
2018
When children are learning to read, they painstakingly sound out every word. They slowly work their way through a sentence, connecting syllables and words and concepts. They’re learning. But children also learn when someone else reads to
June
05,
2018
Everyone learns differently. Some people prefer orderly notes, outlining their thoughts with bullet points and perfectly spaced lines. Others like to scrawl their thoughts across the page, adding doodles and embellishments as they go. However