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Charting the Bible Chronologically: An Interview with Dr. Ed Hindson

The Bible follows the rise and fall of kingdoms and governments, covers millennia of ancient history, and reveals God’s plan for humanity through powerful accounts that are still relevant today. How can having a panoramic view of the events recorded in Scripture help in your own study of the Bible? Bible Gateway interviewed Dr. Ed […]

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Rebel in the Ranks: How Martin Luther’s Reformation Changed Much More Than the Church

What do you think about when you consider the Protestant Reformation (which started 500 years ago this year)? Most of us tend to picture Martin Luther nailing his famous “95 theses” to the wall of a Wittenberg church—an act of defiance that led to the Reformation and changed the religious landscape of Europe. In many […]

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Redeeming the Feminine Soul: An Interview with Julie Roys

What is the scriptural vision for godly womanhood and manhood? How should the feminine soul be biblically nurtured? What is the clarity between feminist and fundamentalist? Bible Gateway interviewed Julie Roys (@reachjulieroys) about her book, Redeeming the Feminine Soul: God’s Surprising Vision for Womanhood (Thomas Nelson, 2017). How do feminine souls and masculine souls differ? […]

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The Sacred Enneagram: An Interview with Christopher L. Heuertz

What is the Enneagram and how is it a sacred map to the soul? How does it cut through our internal clutter and help us find our way back to God and to our true identity as God created us? Bible Gateway interviewed Christopher L. Heuertz (@ChrisHeuertz) about his book, The Sacred Enneagram: Finding Your […]

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Pushing Through My Season of Suffering

By Andrea Logan White Jesus said, “It is finished.” With that, he bowed his head and gave up his spirit. JOHN 19:30 I began to write Perfectly Unfinished while thrown into a season of suffering unlike any I had ever faced. David and I had unexpectedly lost two very precious loved ones within just a […]

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From Smoldering Discontent to Making a Difference: An Interview with Dean Niewolny

What does it take to feel good—and do good—in work? More money? Money falls short, says Dean Niewolny, whose finance career, four houses, boat, plane, and astronomical paycheck still left him restless. Call it smoldering discontent. Like most achievers, Dean found himself craving work that matters. [Sign up for the Balancing Life & Work 9-day […]

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How to Lead When You’re Not in Charge: An Interview with Clay Scroggins

Paul admonishes Christians to defer to those in authority, but what if they’re incompetent or half-hearted? How can you lead if you’re not in charge? In this Q&A, Clay Scroggins (@clayscroggins) talks about his book, How to Lead When You’re Not in Charge: Leveraging Influence When You Lack Authority (Zondervan, 2017). What lie about leadership […]

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Why Hospitality Isn’t What You Think It Is

By Jody Jean Dryer Share with the Lord’s people who are in need. Practice hospitality. Romans 12:13 (NIV) I always pair service and hospitality as one term. I don’t believe service and hospitality are interchangeable, or that you should have one without the other. Happy, satisfied guests require both. Not convinced? Have you ever been […]

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Crossing Cultures in Scripture: An Interview with Marvin J. Newell

From Genesis to Revelation, the Bible is replete with narratives of God’s people crossing cultures in pursuit of God’s mission. What are the lessons for today to be learned from these stories? Bible Gateway interviewed Marvin J. Newell (@marvnewell) about his book, Crossing Cultures in Scripture: Biblical Principles for Mission Practice (InterVarsity Press, 2017). Briefly […]

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The Sacrament of Happy: An Interview with Lisa Harper

Is happiness a gift from God? Is there a spiritual difference between joy and happiness? What does the Bible say about being happy and whether God is happy? Bible Gateway interviewed Lisa Harper (@lisadharper) about her book, The Sacrament of Happy: What a Smiling God Brings to a Wounded World (B&H Books, 2017). Tell us […]

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