Category Archives: 20th Anniversary

Ann Spangler: Are Attitudes Toward the Bible Changing?

Last month, as part of our 20th anniversary video series, we asked pastor Jim Cymabala if he thought people’s attitudes toward the Bible were changing. Today’s video clip features author and speaker Ann Spangler answering the same question. Ann has … Continue reading

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Do Women Face Unique Obstacles to Reading the Bible?

In the course of our 20th anniversary video interview series, we’ve asked several Christian writers and thought leaders about the obstacles that prevent people from reading the Bible as much as they’d like. When we talked to Ann Spangler—known for … Continue reading

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Jefferson Bethke: What Do You Wish More People Understood About the Bible?

What do you wish somebody had told you about the Bible before you read it? As part of our Bible Gateway 20th anniversary interview series, We asked Jefferson Bethke (the mastermind behind Why I Hate Religion) what he wishes more … Continue reading

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Jim Cymbala: How Are Attitudes Towards the Bible Changing?

Has your attitude toward the Bible changed in recent years? Think about the events of the last decade, both in your personal life and in the culture around you. Have there been corresponding changes in the amount of time and … Continue reading

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What’s the Value of Reading the Bible?

What’s the point of reading the Bible? What value does it have in today’s world? Author Annie Downs shares her answer to those questions. Continue reading

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Ann Spangler: Finding Time for the Bible in our “Time-Poor” Lives

Why don’t we read the Bible more? We asked author Ann Spangler why it’s so hard to find time to read God’s Word today. Here’s what she had to say. Continue reading

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Jefferson Bethke: Why We Don’t Read the Bible More

What keeps people from reading the Bible as much as they should? Each of us has their own answer to that question, but it’s possible to identify a few common attitudes that get in the way of Bible engagement. That’s the question we pose to Jefferson Bethke in this interview. Continue reading

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Annie Downs: What Obstacles to Bible Reading do Young Women Face?

Annie Downs is an author who loves helping teen girls and women in college overcome the challenges that life puts in the way of their spiritual development. As part of Bible Gateway’s 20th anniversary celebration, we asked Annie if there are any specific issues and challenges that keep girls and young women from engaging with God’s Word. Continue reading

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What Bible Gateway Looked Like in the 1990s

What did Bible Gateway look like in the mid-1990s? Let’s take a trip down memory lane and see what Bible Gateway visitors were using in the era of Mosaic and Netscape Navigator. Continue reading

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Lee Strobel on Why People Don’t Read the Bible

Why don’t we read the Bible more than we do? We took that question to several leading Christian writers and thinkers this year, and they each offered their own perspective on the question. First up is apologist Lee Strobel with his answer to the question “What prevents people from reading and engaging with the Bible?” Continue reading

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