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The Best of “Everything New,” 2011

Throughout 2011, Bible Gateway has been blessed by our partnership with pastor and author Mel Lawrenz. Over the last year, Mel has written many thought-provoking, challenging, and encouraging devotionals. Here’s one of our favorites, followed by links to four others well worth reading.

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New Poll: How Many People Attend a Typical Weekend Service at Your Church?

This week’s poll is a simple one: how many people attend a typical weekend service at your church? For those of you that have multiple services at your church, what’s attendance like at the biggest one? Last week’s poll was about whether or not your church has a Sunday school program. Just under 90% of […]

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Finding Biblical Authority in the Face of Doubt and Uncertainty

How should pastors understand their authority as teachers and preachers when doubt and relativism have come to dominate the Western approach to Christianity and religion? A recent discussion at The Gospel Coalition highlights the challenges church leaders face today.

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New Poll: Do You Attend Church While You’re Traveling?

Our new poll this week asks: Do you attend church while you’re travelling or vacationing?

Filed under Church, Polls and Surveys

New Poll: What does your church do best?

What does your church do best? Vote in the poll and tell us what truly distinguishes your local church.

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Meet Mel Lawrenz and Sign Up for his Knowing Him Easter Devotional

Our special Easter devotional with Mel Lawrenz starts this Sunday! For those of you who aren’t familiar with Mel or his ministry we thought it’d be useful to introduce him via a few questions and answers. Hopefully, this will give you a taste of the pastoral insight and wisdom you can expect if you sign […]

Filed under Church, Newsletters

How long have you been attending your current church?

Last month, we asked our Facebook fans the following question: How long have you been attending your current church? We received hundreds of responses, which we’ve compiled into a nifty chart.

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