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The Worship Pastor: An Interview with Zac Hicks

Leading worship is more than a performance; it’s about shaping souls and making disciples. How does the Bible offer a clear guide to leading worship? Bible Gateway interviewed Zac Hicks (@zachicks) about his book, The Worship Pastor: A Call to Ministry for Worship Leaders and Teams (Zondervan, 2016) (book website). Why do you emphasize that […]

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James Moffatt on The New Testament

In the communities of the faithful, men had to impress upon themselves and upon others what Jesus said and did, for the more convinced they were that he was neither a Jewish pretender nor an unsubstantial deity like one of the deities of the cults, the more urgent it was for them to recall that […]

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Reading the Bible with America’s Founding Fathers: An Interview with Daniel Dreisbach

No book was more accessible or familiar to the American founders than the Bible, and no book was more frequently alluded to or quoted from in the political discourse of the age. How and for what purposes did the founding generation use the Bible? How did the Bible influence their political culture? Bible Gateway interviewed […]

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Bible News Roundup – Week of January 29, 2017

Read this week’s Bible Gateway Weekly Brief newsletter ⇨ Bible Gateway Weekly Brief ⇨ Newsletter signup ▼ Support Bible Gateway—Browse the Bible Gateway Store ⇨ BibleGatewayStore.com ▼ Tornado Crushed Mississippi Christian University But Didn’t Touch Bible, Opened to Psalm 46 ⇨ CBN News ⇨ CNN: Amid the tornado wreckage in Mississippi, a Bible is left […]

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Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB) Is Revised; Becomes Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

B&H Publishing Group has completed the revision of the Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB). Renamed the Christian Standard Bible® (CSB) (@CSBible), the text will soon be available for reading on Bible Gateway, as well as in a full line of print Bibles for readers of all ages, with initial products releasing in March and available […]

Filed under Bible, Bible News, Editions, Translations

No More Faking Fine: An Interview with Esther Fleece

If you’ve ever been given empty clichés during challenging times, you know how painful it can feel to be misunderstood by well-meaning people. Far too often, it seems the response we get to our hurt and disappointment is to suck it up, or pray it away. But Scripture reveals a God who meets us where […]

Filed under Books, Discipleship, Interviews

4-Year-Old Recites ABCs Using Bible Verses

A four-year-old boy from Tyler, Texas is an Internet sensation after his video recitation of the alphabet using Bible verses went viral. Here’s the full story as recounted by his father, Taylor Hemness (@taylorhemness) : Last spring, our youth minister at Glenwood Church of Christ in Tyler, Texas, challenged families to learn a Bible verse […]

Filed under Bible, Family, Video

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Bible News Roundup – Week of January 22, 2017

Read this week’s Bible Gateway Weekly Brief newsletter ⇨ Bible Gateway Weekly Brief ⇨ Newsletter signup ▼ Support Bible Gateway—Browse the Bible Gateway Store ⇨ BibleGatewayStore.com ▼ Scripture Reading Stable in US Despite Rising Skepticism ⇨ Baptist News Global ⇨ Read the Bible on Bible Gateway ▼ Retired Police Chief and Wife Guide Police Bible […]

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Bible Verses Emphasized by Past US Presidents on Inauguration Day

US Presidents raise their right hand and customarily place their left hand on a Bible when they recite the oath that inaugurates them into the office. Out of 67 inaugurations to date, 37 had Bibles opened to specific verses on Inauguration Day. According to the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies, following is a list […]

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