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How to Heal from Rejection: An Interview with Lysa TerKeurst

Rejection can be crippling. Cruel words spoken in mockery or being mercilessly shunned can create wounds that dig deep into our sense of self, and can resurface in surprising ways as an adult. But this doesn’t have to be the end of the story. In this Bible Gateway Q&A, Lysa TerKeurst (@LysaTerKeurst) talks about her […]

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“I Had to Be the Voice for Those Who Could No Longer Speak for Themselves”

By Dr. Bennet Omalu Early in the fifth century, an ascetic monk from the east felt compelled to travel to Rome, a city he had never visited before. He arrived to find huge crowds all moving in one direction. Since he did not know why the Spirit had led him to the city, he decided to […]

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40 Days Through the Prayers of Jesus: An Interview with Tim Cameron

Why did Jesus spend time praying? What are the lessons that Jesus’ prayer life teaches us? How should we pray in order to know God intimately? Bible Gateway interviewed Tim Cameron (@timcameron8245) about his book, 40 Days Through the Prayers of Jesus: A Journey to Pray More Like Christ (Charisma House, 2017). What’s the purpose […]

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Why Belief in the Bible is Rational: An Interview with K. Scott Oliphint

Faith is the foundation upon which the Christian life depends. But what are the good reasons for that faith? And how does the Bible factor in to the basis of that faith? Bible Gateway interviewed K. Scott Oliphint (@ScottOliphint) about his book, Know Why You Believe (Zondervan, 2017). [Read the Bible Gateway Blog, Why Creeds […]

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Jesus Shows What Humanity is Supposed to Look Like: An Interview with Brian Hardin

The Bible says Jesus was fully human and fully divine. If sin caused humanity to become less than God originally created it to be, how does Jesus’ life demonstrate what normal humanity is supposed to look like? Bible Gateway interviewed Brian Hardin (@realbrianhardin) about his book, Sneezing Jesus: The Infectious Allure of the Human God […]

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One Woman’s Courageous Journey to Save Her Marriage: An Interview with Shauna Shanks

In marriage, love is easy to give when you’re getting it back. Are we still called to God’s plan of how to love when we’re getting none in return? What’s the outcome when we dare to follow God’s audacious outline for love as described in 1 Corinthians 13 even in the face of adultery and […]

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Get Out of the Middle of the Road

By Chrystal Evans Hurst The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. Psalm 34:18 In my midtwenties, I took a business trip to San Francisco. I had been asked to go receive training for a new job. I’d never been to the city before and decided to stay […]

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Hope and Healing for Trauma and Stress: An Interview with Dr. Laurel Shaler

How does the Bible help you find freedom from stress and trauma? What’s the biblical antidote for nagging worry and sleepless nights? What are the ways to achieve peace and build confidence? Bible Gateway interviewed Dr. Laurel Shaler (@DrLaurelShaler) about her book, Reclaiming Sanity: Hope and Healing for Trauma, Stress, and Overwhelming Life Events (David […]

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Turning Disappointments into Healing: An Interview with Jerusalem Jackson Greer

When you live between beauty and mess, celebration and mourning, disappointment and contentment, how can you find redemption in what is rather than what could be? One woman did it by practicing the presence of God through rediscovering ancient contemplative teachings and practices (solitude, study, work, prayer, and service) and pairing them with domestic arts […]

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What Lukewarm in Laodicea Really Means

By Zach Hoag The concept of the lukewarm Christian is drawn from Revelation 3, which gives us the last in a series of seven messages to seven influential churches in Asia Minor. Jesus, speaking through the apostle John, saved his strongest words for last: “I know your deeds, that you are neither cold nor hot. […]

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