Tag Archives: bible reading

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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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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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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A Look Back at 2011: Did You Say 100 Million?

In 2011, visitors to BibleGateway.com accomplished some impressive things! We’ve created a little video infographic to share the details. Continue reading

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N.T. Wright on “the Whole Sweep of Scripture”

How do you read a book as big and deep as the Bible? When asked that question in an interview, New Testament scholar N.T. Wright answered “Frequently and thoroughly.” How can you apply that to your Bible reading? Continue reading

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Philip Yancey: The Three Obstacles to Bible Reading

We recently launched the Insights for Students email newsletter, which draws on content from the NIV Student Bible. Philip Yancey, who worked with Tim Stafford to create the NIV Student Bible, offered to share some of the rationale behind that work—and behind the Insights for Students newsletter. Continue reading

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