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Billy Graham: 1918 — 2018

After nearly a century of living and preaching the Bible’s gospel message, Christian evangelist William Franklin “Billy” Graham (@BillyGraham and @BGEA) died today at his home in the mountains of North Carolina. He was 99. [

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Do You Live in a “God Has a Plan” State or an “I Can Do All Things” State?

The most-popular Bible verses on Bible Gateway for 2017 divide the United States into two camps: states in which the most-popular verse (aside from John 3:16) is Jeremiah 29:11 (“For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope […]

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Hope Despite The Tumult of Violence and Disaster

The world has awoken once again to devastating news. Reports about the shooting in Las Vegas October 1 are horrific: more than 50 people murdered and hundreds injured by a gunman bent on extreme violence. And we cry out to God. “I am suffering and in pain. Rescue me, O God, by your saving power.” […]

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What Was the Reformation and Why Does it Matter Today?

This year, on October 31st, many churches will celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. The day marks a milestone in the history of Christianity when, in 1517, Martin Luther made public his dispute with aspects of the current church’s theology and authority. [See the special resource section 7 Ways to Capture the Reformation Spirit […]

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Bible Gateway Adds New Matthew Bible to Its Extensive Online Bible Translation Collection

NEWS RELEASE News Release Archive | Newsroom The New Matthew Bible (NMB) is the updated version of William Tyndale’s original 1535 Bible translation GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (September 29, 2017)—The world’s most visited Christian website, Bible Gateway (; @BibleGateway), has now added one more Bible to its online collection of over 200 freely available Bible versions. […]

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Open Position: HarperCollins Christian Publishing Is Hiring a Senior Web Developer

Are you an experienced web developer who would love the challenge of working with a major site like Bible Gateway? HarperCollins Christian Publishing is looking to add a Senior Web Developer to their team! This is a chance to put your skills to use supporting some of the biggest Christian websites on the internet, including Bible Gateway.

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Feedspot Names Bible Gateway Blog #1 Best Bible Study Blog

Using search and social metrics, Feedspot has named Bible Gateway Blog the #1 best Bible study blog on the Web. According to Feedspot, the judging criteria includes a blog’s Google reputation and Google search ranking; a blog’s influence and popularity on Facebook, Twitter, and other social media sites, quality and consistency of posts; and the […]

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Died: C. Peter Wagner, Theologian, Bible Teacher, and Church Growth Specialist

C. Peter Wagner (@cpeterwagner), 86, died Oct. 21, 2016. Author or editor of more than 70 books, he was a Christian theologian, Bible teacher, missiologist, missionary, and church growth specialist. [Browse books by C. Peter Wagner in the Bible Gateway Store] According to Wikipedia, Wagner was a missionary in Bolivia from 1956 to 1971 and […]

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Died: Lawrence O. Richards, Author and Bible Editor

Prolific Christian author and Bible editor Dr. Lawrence O. Richards died October 16, 2016. Among his authorship of more than 200 works, Richards was the general editor of the Adventure Bible (Zonderkidz) and the co-general editor with his wife, Sue, for the Teen Study Bible (Zondervan). [Browse books by Lawrence O. Richards in the Bible […]

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More Countries Visit Bible Gateway Than Are Represented at the Olympics

Remove banner ads and expand your Bible reading experience using our valuable library of more than 40 top resources by becoming a member of Bible Gateway Plus. Try it free for 30 days! As the Internet’s most visited Christian website, visitors to Bible Gateway come from 238 countries and territories to set up personal accounts […]

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