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Category Archives: Evangelism

Why, After 10 Years of Talking with Atheists, I Still Believe in Christianity: An Interview with Justin Brierley

The weekly podcast, blog, and video series Unbelievable? from Premier Insight, hosted by Justin Brierley (@unbelievablejb), is a unique meeting place that brings together people of radically different views. It seeks to build bridges and create a space for understanding where hard questions can be asked and discussed. The program believes the truth of the […]

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A Life Dedicated to Evangelism: An Interview with Luis Palau

At the age of 83 in January 2018, international bilingual Christian evangelist Luis Palau, who died March 11, 2021, was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer. That startling revelation was the impetus for him to reflect on his adventure-filled life of trusting God from his humble beginnings on the streets of Buenos Aires, Argentina, to […]

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Saint Patrick Loved the Bible

Saint Patrick is not an officially canonized saint by the Catholic church, his birth name was Maewyn Succat (or Sucat), and he wasn’t originally from Ireland. He was born at the end of the 4th century in what is now Dumbarton, Scotland (northwest of Glasgow). By his own admission, he ignored Christianity until he was […]

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How to Talk About Jesus Without Being Awkward: An Interview with Sam Chan

When you try to tell your friends about Jesus, you may have encountered a negative response from them viewing it as being offensive, inappropriate, or insensitive. Studies confirm that the majority of Christians rarely evangelize, worried they might offend their family or lose their friends. How can you build confidence to share your faith? Bible […]

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How to Follow Jesus: An Interview with Craig Springer

Has following Jesus become unnecessarily convoluted by modern Christian jargon and heavy systematic theology? Are new believers in Christ paralyzed by being overwhelmed trying to master complicated doctrines, frustrated by a large list of rules for policing their lives, and bewildered by a new (and strange) vocabulary? Bible Gateway interviewed Craig Springer (@CraigMSpringer), author of […]

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Even Non-Believers Can Agree on Facts Concerning Jesus: An Interview with Justin W. Bass

Did you know that, even though they don’t believe in the atoning sacrifice of Jesus, scholars who are not Christians do agree with believers on some matters concerning Jesus? Surprisingly, there’s a lot upon which everyone can agree. When surveying historical scholarship, Christians, agnostics, and skeptics have no other option but to affirm certain truths […]

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From KKK Terrorist to Follower of Jesus Christ: An Interview with Thomas A. Tarrants

How does reading the Bible change a man from a convicted KKK terrorist to a devoted follower of Jesus Christ? How does the dramatic power of Scripture bring liberation from the grip of racial hatred and violence and cause a man to become co-pastor of a racially mixed church and the president of the C.S. […]

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Study 2019: USA Cities Ranked By Their Most Post-Christian Status

[Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, What Does It Mean to Live in a Post-Truth World?: An Interview with Abdu Murray] According to Barna research (@barnagroup), the most post-Christian city in America is Springfield–Holyoke, MA. And the northeast/New England portion of the United States is the most post-Christian region, since the top eight city areas […]

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How Billy Graham Overcame His Doubts about the Bible

By Matt Brown Billy Graham passed away in early 2018. nearly 100 years after he was born. That day, America—and the world, really—lost one of the greatest evangelists of all time. He undoubtedly communicated the gospel message to more people face-to-face than anyone in human history. Three hundred million people heard him share the simple […]

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Who Were the 72 Disciples Jesus Sent Out?: An Interview with John Teter

They were not professionals. They were not celebrities. We don’t even know their names. We know very little about them, except that they were ordinary people who were drawn to Jesus. When Jesus asked them to join him in his mission, they stepped up, answered the call, and went out in his name. And amazing […]

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