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A Book About Soul-Satisfying Peace

A new paraphrase of Paul’s letter to the Galatians and James’ letter to “the twelve tribes scattered among the nations” is planning to be soon published, including color photos of modern locations in Turkey and Greece that follow Paul’s missionary journeys—if its Kickstarter project is successful (click for details). The author of Dead But Living: […]

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The Whole Story of the Bible in 16 Verses: An Interview with Chris Bruno

Even though the Bible is the world’s bestselling book, it can be intimidating for new, as well as seasoned, readers to know where to begin reading it and how to best understand it. Dr. Chris Bruno (@chrisbruno1) has written The Whole Story of the Bible in 16 Verses (Crossway, 2015) to help readers grasp the […]

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Becoming Worldly Saints: An Interview with Michael Wittmer

Many Christians sense a tension between their desire to enjoy life in this world—the beauty of God’s creation, the rich love of deep relationships with others—and the reality that this world is fallen and broken, in need of redemption. How can we embrace and thrive in the tension between enjoying creation and promoting redemption? Bible […]

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The Need for Awakening: An Interview with Matt Brown

Are you drowsy in your faith? Do you have a sleepy attitude about living the everyday Christian life? Is your approach to reading the Bible lethargic? Then you have a need to awaken your soul to God’s presence and to ignite your faith to change your world. Bible Gateway interviewed Matt Brown (@evangelistmatt) about his […]

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Whatever the Cost: An Interview with the Benham Brothers

Can biblical principles really revolutionize your work and family life, and give you the courage to stand up for what is right? Two former professional baseball players and nationally-acclaimed real estate entrepreneurs say yes, based on the experiences they’ve shared as twin brothers. Bible Gateway interviewed David Benham (@DavidDBenham) and Jason Benham (@JasonBBenham) about their […]

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On the Bible and Being Christian: An Interview with Dr. Rowan Williams

Despite broad differences in Christian thinking and practice both today and in past centuries, the essence of the Christian faith can be distilled to four basic elements for the majority of those who call themselves Christians, according to Dr. Rowan Williams, the 104th Archbishop of Canterbury. Bible Gateway interviewed Dr. Williams about the chapter on […]

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Revival Is Needed: An Interview with Tony Evans

What is the root of social, economic and political unrest? And why is revival needed in the Christian church? Bible Gateway interviewed Dr. Tony Evans (@drtonyevans) on the topic of revival. His recent book is America: Turning a Nation to God (Moody Publishers, 2015). What do you consider to be the root of social, political […]

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Did God Really Command Genocide?: An Interview with Drs. Paul Copan & Matthew Flannagan

Would a good, kind, and loving deity ever command the wholesale slaughter of nations? We often avoid reading difficult Old Testament passages that make us squeamish and quickly jump to the enemy-loving, forgiving Jesus of the New Testament. And yet, the question remains. How can we understand the biblical, theological, philosophical, and ethical implications of […]

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Is Your Definition of Joy Too Narrow?: An Interview with Margaret Feinberg

“God is an unconventional teacher. He uses paradox to imbue us with common sense, propels healing through pain, and hauls clarity into our lives through the most confusing circumstances.” Margaret Feinberg used joy as a weapon against her cancer diagnosis to discover God’s fierce love for her, reignite her laughter, release her regrets, overcome her […]

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Does It Really Say That in the Bible?: An Interview with Katie Hoyt McNabb

If you ever wonder about the meaning of life, why it’s so good and so bad, and what your place in this universe is, it’s a great idea to hear what God’s side of the story is. That’s where the Bible comes in. And that’s why it’s important to discover what the Bible really says […]

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