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Category Archives: Women

Don’t Compare Yourself—You’re Always Enough: An Interview with Jess Connolly

As a woman, do you suffer from thinking you don’t measure up to others? Do you struggle with constant comparison, hide because you’re afraid, yet want to live a fulfilled life? What does the Bible say about a person’s self-image and how to handle society’s burdens? Bible Gateway interviewed Jess Connolly (@JessAConnolly), who, along with […]

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“Liberty or Death—One or the Other, I Mean to Have”

By Lauren Green McAfee & Jackie Green Editor’s Note: With the celebration of Juneteenth right around the corner, it behooves us to take a look at one of the heroes of the America Civil War—one who’s Christian faith compelled her to not only seek freedom for herself, but also to risk her life again and […]

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Could These Bible Women Say #MeToo?: An Interview with Sandra Glahn

Have Bible readers missed the point of some scriptural stories by assuming the women in them were “bad girls”? Did Bathsheba seduce King David or was she a #MeToo victim? Was Mary Magdalene really a reformed prostitute? Did the Samaritan woman really divorce five husbands in a world where women rarely divorced even one? Bible […]

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Quiz: Do You Know These Women of the Bible?

March is Women’s History Month, which includes International Women’s Day, to “celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievement of women.” Consider the ways in which women shaped the history of the Bible and Christianity, and continue to lead and influence the faith today. Let’s begin with the following fun quiz! Can you name these […]

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How to Practice Peace When You Need It Most: An Interview with Kristen Kill

You know that something you’ve been looking for in the empty stress of your mad-dash days? The Psalms call it selah: a chance to stop, re-center and resync yourself with the story and song of God. It is hope for the dissonance you feel. Bible Gateway interviewed Kristen Kill (@kristenkill) about her book, Finding Selah: […]

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Help! My Husband Is Tuning Me Out. What Can I Do?

By Gary Thomas So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them. Genesis 1:27 Many marital problems arise not because of an issue between a specific couple—say, Jack and Jill or Larry and Shari—but because of a breakdown in understanding between a […]

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How to Fight Fear, Wrestle Worry, and Allay Anxiety: An Interview with Alli Worthington

Sometimes Jesus’ call to “fear not” seems like the hardest instruction to follow. Some days you faultlessly juggle everything that is your life—kids, husband, house, job, church, friendships, school, pets, appointments, and on and on. Other days the very thought of which ball you’re going to drop puts your anxiety level through the roof. Bible […]

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FOMO: A Cunning Weapon of the Enemy and How to Fight Back

By Alli Worthington I know Eve gets a lot of blame for causing the original sin and all, but let’s take a minute to think about the underlying reasons. Could one of them be Fear of Missing Out (FOMO)? There she was, just minding her own business, all the while listening to Adam naming every […]

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As in the First Creation, God will Re-Create You: An Interview with Nika Maples

Do you desire to change or completely start over? How does the Genesis account of creation reveal a divine sequence applicable for us today? What lessons does the Genesis story teach about spiritual disciplines for abiding in Christ and staying in step with the Holy Spirit? Bible Gateway interviewed Nika Maples (@NikaMaples) about her book, […]

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How to Find Unshakeable Strength in the Bible: An Interview with Christine Caine

Are you struggling with insecurity, fear, or uncertainty? How can the Bible help you discover what it means to be unashamed, undaunted, and unstoppable in the Lord? Bible Gateway interviewed Christine Caine (@ChristineCaine) about her book, Unshakeable: 365 Devotions for Finding Unwavering Strength in God’s Word (Zondervan, 2017). [Read the free weekly devotional by Christine […]

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