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Good God and Suffering: An Interview with Lucas Miles

For people facing tragedy, all of God’s goodness witnessed in his creative work and the message of the cross fades as they entertain thoughts that he allows pain and heartache in their lives. But should God be seen as the source of our pain? Is he really the one who initiates suffering? Bible Gateway interviewed […]

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Not All Roads Lead to Heaven: An Interview with Robert Jeffress

It’s said that almost 60% of those in American evangelical churches believe many religions can lead to eternal life. But how can that be when Jesus says no one comes to the Father except through him? An exclusive Jesus isn’t popular in an inclusive world. Can people be saved who’ve never heard of Christ? Do […]

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Why God Uses Metaphors to Describe Himself: Guest Post by Lauren Winner

The Bible is filled with hundreds of metaphors for God, yet Christians tend to limit themselves to only a few: shepherd, father, rock, king. A few of the obscure lyrical ones include clothing, beekeeper, a loaf of bread, a cypress tree. Consider how the power of metaphor may influence how our friendship with God, and […]

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The Jesus Storybook Bible Reaches Two Million Copies Sold

Zonderkidz (@Zonderkidz) is pleased to announce that The Jesus Storybook Bible by New York Times bestselling author Sally Lloyd-Jones (@sallylloydjones) has reached a milestone of two million copies sold. The beloved children’s storybook Bible was also recently named on the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) Top 100 Bestsellers of 2015 List. “I have no doubt […]

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How to Undergo A Faith Detox: An Interview with Laura Harris Smith

Invisible toxins like doubt, disappointment, and discouragement can contaminate even the strongest of faiths, leaving behind symptoms that affect body, mind, and spirit. Using a one-month detox regimen of Scripture, prayers, and faith declarations can be a spiritual and emotional cleansing agent to return to truth and a biblical perspective. Bible Gateway interviewed Laura Harris […]

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Finding Truth: An Interview with Nancy Pearcey

Is faith without thinking true faith? Is there a danger in holding presumed certainties without testing them against reality? Shouldn’t a robust Christian worldview be able to stand up against scrutiny to be not only true but also attractive, granting higher dignity to the human person than any alternative? Bible Gateway interviewed Nancy Pearcey (@NancyRPearcey) […]

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Christian Themes in Star Wars?: An Interview with Paul Kent

The Force Awakens, the 2015 installment in the Star Wars franchise, promises to excite the longtime enthusiast and enthrall a new generation of admirers. Are there Christian themes found in the epic Star Wars saga? Bible Gateway interviewed Paul Kent (@pmuckley84) about his book, The Real Force: A Forty Day Devotional (Worthy Inspired, 2015). How […]

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Why Trust the Bible?: An Interview with Greg Gilbert

The Bible stands at the heart of the Christian faith. But why should we trust the Bible? Christians need to be able to articulate why they trust Scripture when it comes to understanding who God is, who we are, and how we’re supposed to live. Bible Gateway interviewed Greg Gilbert (@greggilbert) about his book, Why […]

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Understanding the Bible in Four Small Words: An Interview with Jarrett Stevens

When it comes to a story as theologically thick and rich with history, metaphor, and meaning as the Bible, the thought of trying to understand or communicate that story can be overwhelming. What if the essence of the story of God can be understood, applied, and shared in just four small words: Of. Between. With. […]

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Ditch the Baggage, Change Your Life: An Interview with Nancy Alcorn

Difficult life experiences have a way of keeping a person from walking in freedom. Poor decisions and harmful events can contribute to ongoing bad habits and character hang-ups. How can a person redefine their life and release thoughts, feelings, and patterns that have dragged them down? Bible Gateway interviewed Nancy Alcorn (@nancyalcorn) about her book, […]

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