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Overcome Your Fears: An Interview with Kelly Balarie

Fear and worry tend to put a choke-hold on life. They whisper uncertainties, reminding us of all we can’t do or will never be. But what does it mean when the Bible portrays God as drawing close and saying, ‘Fear not. I am with you’? What is a ‘fear fighter’? Bible Gateway interviewed Kelly Balarie […]

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Paul Behaving Badly: An Interview with E. Randolph Richards and Brandon O’Brien

The apostle Paul was kind of a jerk. He was arrogant and stubborn. He called his opponents derogatory, racist names. He legitimized slavery and silenced women. He was a moralistic, homophobic killjoy who imposed his narrow religious views on others. Or was he? Bible Gateway interviewed E. Randolph Richards and Brandon J. O’Brien (@brandonjobrien) about […]

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What Does the Bible Say About Suffering?: An Interview with Brian Han Gregg

The quest for an answer to the problem of suffering is universal. People often treat the Bible like a manual, looking for a single clear response that explains the presence of evil and suffering. Perhaps the Bible does not have one but many responses to suffering. To pick out one theme is to hear the […]

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Self-Guided Tour of the Bible: An Interview with Christopher Hudson

What if you could approach the Bible at your own pace, starting and stopping as you would in a world-class museum: reading individual exhibits, observing colorful displays, and gaining an overall understanding as you proceed? Bible Gateway interviewed Christopher Hudson (@ReadEngageApply) about his book, Self-Guided Tour of the Bible: Maps, Charts, Timelines, Simple Overviews (Rose […]

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Does the Bible Really Say That…?: An Interview with Mark Woods

Are we missing some of the richness and depth of our faith because we don’t like to ask the questions we ought to ask? Are there different ways of thinking about old truths that might challenge and inspire us? Are there, even, old truths that turn out not to be true after all? Bible Gateway […]

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Devotional Reflections on Handel’s Messiah: An Interview with Jessica Miller Kelley

George Frideric Handel’s Messiah is one of the most beloved musical works of the western world, playing an especially sentimental role in many people’s Christmas traditions. The libretto of the work, taken directly from the King James Version (KJV) text of 14 books of the Bible, has turned many phrases into memorable, singable, cherished lines […]

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When Jesus Was a Green-Eyed Brunette: An Interview with Max Davis

What would happen if we began seeing others as God sees us all? What would happen if people saw less of us and more of Jesus? Bible Gateway interviewed Max Davis (@maxdavisbooks) about his book, When Jesus Was a Green-Eyed Brunette: Loving People Like God Does (Worthy Publishing, 2016). What’s the story behind the unusual […]

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Jesus and the Culture of His Day: An Interview with Craig A. Evans

Archaeological evidence enlightens our understanding of the life and death of Jesus and the culture in which he lived, providing a context for the different periods in time. Bible Gateway interviewed Craig Evans (@DrCraigAEvans) about his book, Jesus and the Remains of His Day: Studies in Jesus and the Evidence of Material Culture (Hendrickson Publishers, […]

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Because of Bethlehem: An Interview with Max Lucado

Does the rush of celebrating Christmas get in the way of appreciating its profound meaning? A baby in a manger became the King on the cross. Christmas proclaims the truth of Easter to come. This year seize the significance. Start early. Focus on what matters. [Browse books by Max Lucado in the Bible Gateway Store] […]

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The Bible in Graphic Novel Form: An Interview with Art Ayris

  What if the Bible, a text-based book, were fashioned into a graphic novel, where bold illustrations are the driving force of the narrative? And why would that be an appealing project to undertake? How would it help fight Bible illiteracy? Bible Gateway interviewed Art Ayris (@artayris) about The Kingstone Bible (Kingstone Media Group, 2016). […]

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