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Imagine Heaven: An Interview with John Burke

It’s obvious from bookshelves and movie screens that Heaven is a popular topic of entertainment and conversation. But what does Heaven really look like? What will we do forever? Are near-death experiences useful to our understanding of the biblical description of Heaven? What does the Bible say? Bible Gateway interviewed John Burke (@J0hnBurke) about his […]

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The Bridge Builder: An Interview with Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein

It’s not shocking that there is an Orthodox Rabbi from Chicago raising millions of dollars for Jewish philanthropy. It is astonishing that these donations come from evangelical Christians despite hundreds of years of discord and animosity between the two groups. What force could be behind this seemingly insurmountable feat? Bible Gateway interviewed Rabbi Yechiel Z. […]

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It’s Not What You Think: An Interview with Jefferson Bethke

Jesus was most upset at people for seeing but not seeing; for missing it; for succumbing to the danger and idolatry of forcing God into preconceived ideas. What if our perception of spiritual truths is not what we think? What if Jesus came not to help people escape the world but rather to restore it? […]

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Be Happy: An Interview with Randy Alcorn

The Bible says, “Rejoice, again I say rejoice!” So why are Christians perceived as joyless and judgmental? How can a fresh look at the Bible dispel centuries of misconceptions and provide evidence that God not only wants us to experience contentment, delight, and peace—he commands it! Bible Gateway interviewed Randy Alcorn (@randyalcorn) about his book, […]

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God & Churchill: An Interview with Jonathan Sandys and Wallace Henley

When Winston Churchill was 16, he had a premonition that he would lead England in its time of need. Perceived as a failure for much of his life, Churchill was the last person anyone would have expected to rise to national prominence as prime minister and influence the outcome of World War II. His belief […]

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Jesus Calling: An Interview with Sarah Young

The beloved #1 bestselling devotional Jesus Calling® is now available in a morning and evening edition, allowing you to meditate on the hope and peace of Jesus throughout each day and as the evening draws to a close. Each morning entry is from Jesus Calling and each evening includes powerful and poignant excerpts from Sarah’s […]

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A Tribute to John R. Kohlenberger III: Guest Post by Dr. Stan Gundry

John R. Kohlenberger III died on September 29, 2015. For more than ten years he had successfully warded off the debilitating effects of advanced prostate cancer, but when the end came, it came suddenly. [See the news release.] John’s contributions to Christian publishing in general and his contributions to Bible publishing and Bible study reference […]

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The End of Me: An Interview with Kyle Idleman

In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus perplexingly teaches an inside-out way of life: brokenness is the way to wholeness, mourning is the path to blessing, emptiness is required for true fullness. In many ways the Bible espouses countercultural, counter-intuitive truths and paradoxical principles. Bible Gateway interviewed Kyle Idleman (@KyleIdleman) about his book, The End […]

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Wicked Women of the Bible: An Interview with Ann Spangler

What can Jezebel, the Bible’s wickedest queen, reveal about God’s holiness and power and even about his sense of humor? What about the Woman at the Well—the one with five husbands and a live-in lover? And what of the prostitute whose tears bathe the feet of Jesus in front of people who despise her? Bible […]

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Reflections from Pope Francis: An Interview with Susan Stark and Dan Pierson

Follow Religion News Service coverage of Pope Francis’s visit to the USA. Also see video highlights of the Pope’s visit. Only a little over a year into his papacy, Pope Francis (@Pontifex) is being hailed by the news media, Christians, and non-Christians alike as a refreshing figure in the Vatican. His humility, piousness, and forward-thinking […]

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