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Category Archives: Discipleship

Why We Actually Crave the Wrath of God

by John Mark Comer As followers of Jesus, when we read stories about Yahweh’s anger or wrath or judgment, we feel like we need to apologize to our friends or explain it away or hide this socially unacceptable part of God away in the back room, as if Yahweh needs a little PR help to […]

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Proclaiming the Gospel from the Upper Room to the Cross: An Interview with Christopher J. H. Wright

What are the lessons to be learned in Jesus’ journey from the Last Supper to the cross? How should that journey be seen through the lens of the Old Testament? How do the four Gospels recount Jesus’ final hours? Bible Gateway interviewed Christopher J. H. Wright about his book, To the Cross: Proclaiming the Gospel […]

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Which of The 7 Money Types Are You?: An Interview with Tommy Brown

Is true financial well-being more than getting out of debt and accumulating wealth? How does the Bible offer holistic financial pathways that lead you to a place of increased awareness and confidence toward the way God wants you to handle money? [Sign up for the Seven Money Types free 9-day email devotional and you’ll also […]

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Our New Devotional Asks: How Did God Wire You to Handle Money?

Have you ever wondered why you are wired the way you are when it comes to money and finances? Do you ask yourself questions like: Why can’t I save? Why do I spend so much? Why am I so fearful of anything financially related? We’ve just launched a new one-week daily devotional that will help […]

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The Hum of Angels: An Interview with Scot McKnight

Most people believe in angels. But it’s what we believe about them that matters. Have our preconceived notions about angels been shaped by sensationalized popular opinion rather than by true biblical representation? From the Garden of Eden to the book of Revelation, Scripture is filled with hundreds of references to these messengers of God. Bible […]

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Living with Biblical Paradox: An Interview with Krish Kandiah

The Christian faith seems rife with paradoxes—an all-powerful God who allows suffering; a God who is distant and yet present at the same time. What if it’s in the difficult parts of the Bible that God is most clearly revealed? Bible Gateway interviewed Krish Kandiah (@krishk) about his book, Paradoxology: Why Christianity Was Never Meant […]

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The Dangers of Social Media on Self Worth: An Interview with Kari Kampakis

Would you rather be liked online—or loved in person? Social media can be great. But for girls growing up in a generation saturated with social media, getting enough “likes,” comments, and online friends can become an unhealthy obsession. Bible Gateway interviewed Kari Kampakis (@KariKampakis) about her book, Liked: Whose Approval Are You Living For? (Thomas […]

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See God in the Midst of Your Adversity: An Interview with Lacey Buchanan

What happens when things don’t go as planned? How do you handle storms you face that are completely out of your control? Do you trust God in the face of adversity? How can God turn tragic circumstances into something beautiful for his glory and cause you to love more, complain less, and see God at […]

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Dream Big, Think Small: An Interview with Jeff Manion

How do you build a life of significance? How do small persistent daily steps lead to tremendous and lasting results? What does it mean that great lives are built on the foundation of a holy redundancy; a steady faithfulness? Bible Gateway interviewed Jeff Manion (@ManionJeff) about his book, Dream Big, Think Small: Living an Extraordinary […]

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Helping Kids Love the Bible: An Interview with Sheila Walsh

Teaching children to love God’s Word is an important part of parenting. Kids need to see for themselves how God worked in people’s lives through the stories of the Bible and how Jesus infuses all of Scripture. [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, 5 Minutes with Jesus] In the following question-and-answer, Sheila Walsh (@SheilaWalsh) talks […]

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