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The Mission of the Thoughtful

The Thoughtful is an ecumenical site dedicated to helping Christians and seekers understand, share, practice, and be challenged in their faith.

We proudly serve individuals and churches from a variety of traditions, including, among others:

  • Baptist (American and Cooperative)
  • Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
  • The Episcopal Church
  • Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
  • Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
  • Reformed Church in America
  • Roman Catholic Church
  • United Church of Christ
  • United Methodist Church


About Us

Remembering Jesus' call to love God with our minds as well as our hearts and souls (Matt. 22:37), is committed to helping Christians and seekers of all ages discover, grow, and live their faith by providing books and resources on a variety of issues.

On you can browse and download individual and group studies; discover new books and authors from a variety of publishers; and stay informed about the issues Christians are facing in today's world. Visitors who sign up for a free account will receive special offers and free monthly studies on current events. also offers all-access subscriptions to downloadable group studies for adults and high-school youth.

The Thoughtful is maintained by The Presbyterian Publishing Corporation, an agency of The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) that publishes ecumenical resources for academics and the trade under the Westminster John Knox Press imprint (, produces curriculum and Presbyterian-specific resources under the Geneva Press imprint, and publishes children's books under the Flyaway Books imprint (