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New Devotional: Transform Your Marriage with “Devotions for a Sacred Marriage”

Is your marriage everything that you want it to be? Do you and your spouse feel that there’s a divine purpose behind your marriage? Is the presence of God an everyday reality in your marriage? Devotions for a Sacred Marriage is a new email devotional that will help you and your spouse connect more closely […]

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Prayer for Reading Scripture

This lesson is part of Mel Lawrenz’ “How to Study the Bible” series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. Mel Lawrenz is away this week. “How to Study […]

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Womens Bible Cafe: Using Bible Gateway to Minister to Help Women Connect to God’s Word

We were pleased and intrigued to see this Tweet recently from @WomensBibleCafe: I've completed 60 online Bible studies & a Liberty University theology degree using this app for support>> @biblegateway -Christine Abraham — WomensBibleCafe (@WomensBibleCafe) May 24, 2016 We think the Bible Gateway App is a great tool for Bible reading and study. But when […]

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Quiz: How Many of These Bible Memorials Do You Know?

Memorial Day in the United States is when Americans pause to remember and reflect on the sacrifices made by members of their armed forces over the years and centuries. Many countries and cultures designate holidays, festivals, or monuments to help people remember important events in their shared cultural history. That’s as true of ancient people […]

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Our “Letters to the Church” Series is Complete. What’s Next?

With last week’s look at the New Testament book of Philemon, our Letters to the Church series has come to an end! If you’ve been following along since the beginning, you’ve explored each of the “Pauline epistles”—the letters written by the apostle Paul to the early Christian communities. [See the Pauline Studies section in the […]

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Your Job Is a Ministry: Daily Workplace Inspiration by Os Hillman

Do you take joy in your job or career? Do you feel called to the work that you do? Or is it just something you have to do for a paycheck? Do you consciously or unconsciously check your Christian faith at the door when you clock in at your job? Christian speaker and businessman Os […]

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Letters to the Church: Paul’s Letter to Philemon

Did you know that most of the books that comprise the New Testament are actually letters? These letters (also known as “epistles”) contain both general Christian teaching and specific instructions for the congregation to which they were addressed. As part of our Letters to the Church series, we’re taking a brief look at each epistle […]

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Reflections on Pentecost: The Church is Born

This Sunday is Pentecost Sunday! After the overwhelming excitement of Easter, Pentecost sometimes seems like a minor event. But Pentecost (which actually brings a close to the liturgical season of Easter) is a key moment in the history of the Christian faith. Let’s take a few minutes today to walk through the significance of Pentecost. […]

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Exploring the Psalms With Bono and Eugene Peterson

Have you seen this conversation between Bono—lead singer of the rock band U2—and Eugene Peterson, author of The Message Bible? It’s an interesting glimpse of two very different artists discussing the ways that Scripture inspires and challenges them. Here’s the video: The video was produced by FULLER Studio, which has a large amount of additional […]

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Letters to the Church: Paul’s Letter to Titus

Did you know that most of the books that comprise the New Testament are actually letters? These letters (also known as “epistles”) contain both general Christian teaching and specific instructions for the congregation to which they were addressed. As part of our Letters to the Church series, we’re taking a brief look at each epistle […]

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