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Category Archives: Devotionals

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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New: Short, Inspirational Christmas Devotions from Max Lucado and More

Now that Advent is here, several of our Christmas devotionals are officially underway! And since they’ve only just started, it’s not too late to sign up for them—see our Christmas Newsletters page to read about and sign up for our Christmas devotions! They include our popular Advent devotional, as well as a new kid-focused devotional […]

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Christmas is Coming–and our Advent Devotions are Here!

It’s hard to believe, but Advent is just around the corner! That means it’s time to roll out our Advent and Christmas devotions. This year, we’re bringing back several favorite classic devotionals, and introducing some brand new ones that we think will help you to renew your focus on God’s Word this holiday season. Stop […]

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Standing Strong Through the Storm: Stories from the Persecuted Church

Has your church or faith community been talking this month about the plight of the persecuted Christian church around the world? The first three Sundays of November have been set aside as special days on which to pray for Christians who are persecuted for their beliefs. If the struggles of the persecuted church have been […]

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New Feature: Customize Your Devotional Reading on Bible Gateway

If you read our interview with OS Hillman yesterday, you know that there’s a new daily devotional on Bible Gateway. TGIF: Today God is First was born when Hillman, a successful Atlanta businessman, suffered a long string of setbacks that left him desperate for spiritual help: I went through a seven-year crisis that began in […]

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TGIF: An Interview with Os Hillman

Atlanta businessman Os Hillman has devoted himself to write a daily email devotional featuring four-minute meditations on faith and work life. They consist of practical help in applying Christian faith to the work environment, encouragement and support for people to exhibit their faith, and empowerment to be more effective in work. Whether for individual quiet […]

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“Talking to Women Who No Longer Exist”: Christine Caine on Women and the Church

Relevant magazine has published an interesting profile of Christian speaker and activist Christine Caine (it can be found in the September/October issue). Caine (@ChristineCaine) is perhaps best known for her work with the The A21 Campaign (@A21) to fight human trafficking around the world. But her ministry work encompasses many other fields as well, notably […]

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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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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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Scripture Reflection: The Hardest Commandment

Do you have enemies? Some people live in places where their enemies threaten them with physical harm or death. But for most of us, “enemy” means something a little different—our enemy might be a hostile coworker; a bully at school; an angry neighbor; an opponent in sports, politics, or another arena who doesn’t play fair. […]

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