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Category Archives: Discipleship

The Spirituality of a List-Checker Doer: An Interview with Katie Reid

What does it mean for overachieving women to rest as God’s daughters without compromising their God-given design as doers? Are you a to-do-list-checker like Martha in the Bible who wants hope-filled freedom without abandoning your doer’s heart in the process? Bible Gateway interviewed Katie Reid (@Katie_M_Reid) about her book, Made Like Martha: Good News for […]

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Standing Strong Through the Storm of Persecution

Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers, but whose delight is in the law of the Lord, and who meditates on his law day and night. That person is like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields its fruit in season and whose leaf does not wither—whatever […]

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Free Email Devotional Provides Comfort in Sorrow

The Jewish memorial of Tisha B’Av is a time of mourning, commemorating the many tragedies throughout Jewish history. Yet through shadows of sorrow come rays of hope. Comfort in Sorrow is a series of seven free email devotions exploring the depths of tragedy, and what we can do to transform darkness into light. Tisha B’Av—the […]

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How Should Christians Engage with Culture?

By Philip Yancey The shift in American society from admiring Christians to fearing and criticizing them provides an opportunity for self-reflection. How have we been presenting the message we believe in? Might there be a more grace-filled way? Some want to focus on personal morality and leave public morality to secular politicians. Others seek ways […]

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Sign Up for Free Email Anchor Devotional by Haven Today Radio Program: An Interview with Charles Morris

Haven Today is the daily radio program—broadcasting on more than 600 stations in North America and around the world—that tells the Great Story all about Jesus and how he relates to everyday life. Anchor is its daily devotional guide that features brief Scripture selections together with current insights and experiences woven into a few short […]

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Evangelism in a Skeptical World: An Interview with Sam Chan

How can everyday Christians best share the gospel in today’s skeptical world? With the rise of Bible illiteracy and the view that the Bible is irrelevant, how does a Christian begin to communicate their love for Scripture and the gospel message it contains? How can you get past people’s defensive posture toward Christianity so they […]

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The Meaning of the Kingdom of God: An Interview with Frank Viola

Has the church lost the explosive, earthshaking gospel of the kingdom that Jesus, Paul, and the other apostles preached in the Bible? Does the allegiance that radical terrorists give to their cause exceed the allegiance many Christians today give to Jesus Christ? Have Christians lost the dynamic, titanic, living gospel and exchanged it for a […]

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How to Turn Negative Feelings into Your Allies: An Interview with Alison Cook and Kim Miller

How can you harness feelings like anger, sadness, and fear so they change your life for the better? What are their proper functions according to Scripture? How can you transform them from relationship-disrupters and joy-stealers into allies and bring harmony to your soul? Bible Gateway interviewed Alison Cook and Kim Miller (@KJ__Miller) about their book, […]

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Quiz: How Many of These Biblical Fathers Do You Know?

If you’re a father and a Christian, you’ve probably looked to the Bible for guidance in being a better dad. You’ll have no problem finding fathers in the Bible—but as you read their stories, you’ll quickly realize that we can learn as much from their failures at fatherhood as from their successes! We put together […]

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The Prayers of Jesus: An Interview with Janet Holm McHenry

How did Jesus pray? Why did he pray? What can we learn from his attitude toward prayer and the importance he gave it? Based on the example of Jesus, how should we pray in modern times of trauma and catastrophe? Bible Gateway interviewed Janet Holm McHenry (@LookingUpFirst) about her book, The Complete Guide to the […]

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