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Category Archives: Family

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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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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4-Year-Old Recites ABCs Using Bible Verses

A four-year-old boy from Tyler, Texas is an Internet sensation after his video recitation of the alphabet using Bible verses went viral. Here’s the full story as recounted by his father, Taylor Hemness (@taylorhemness) : Last spring, our youth minister at Glenwood Church of Christ in Tyler, Texas, challenged families to learn a Bible verse […]

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Video: Christmas with The Jesus Storybook Bible

Christmas is a great time for adults to read to children about the birth of Jesus. For your Christmas enjoyment, below are two videos with British actor David Suchet reading about the Nativity from the award-winning Jesus Storybook Bible (Zonderkidz, 2007). [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, The Jesus Storybook Bible Reaches Two Million Copies […]

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NIrV Kids’ Devotional Bible: An Interview with Sara Bierling

The NIrV Kids’ Devotional Bible is complete with a year’s worth of devotions to help children develop a reading habit they’ll want to keep. Engaging weekday devotions, fun weekend activities, interesting illustrations, and a dictionary make this a Bible they’ll want to read and apply to their lives. It includes the complete New International Reader’s […]

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The Beginner’s Bible Has a New Look

The Beginner’s Bible® (Zonderkidz, 2016) has been a favorite with young children and their parents since its release in 1989 with over 25 million products sold. Now it’s redesigned with fresh new art that will excite children for many more years to come. Full of faith and fun, The Beginner’s Bible is a wonderful gift […]

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Surprised by Autism: An Interview with Tahni Cullen

Where is hope when there is no hope? How does the Bible help parents of a toddler with Autism Spectrum Disorder? And how does God force a family out of their comfort zone and predictable theology, catapulting them into a mind-blowing love-encounter with Jesus? Bible Gateway interviewed Tahni Cullen (@TCJosiahsFire) about her book with Cheryl […]

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Sacred Marriage: An Interview with Gary Thomas

What if God’s primary intent for your marriage isn’t to make you happy, but holy? How should you consider your marriage to be more than a sacred covenant with another person? How is it that marriage is a spiritual discipline designed to help you know God better, trust him more fully, and love him more […]

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Dad—Invite Your Children to Watch You: Guest Post by Joe Carter

Father’s Day will be June 18, 2017 in the USA.Browse the Gifts for Dads section in the Bible Gateway Store. [Also see our Blog post, The NIV Lifehacks Bible: An Interview with Joe Carter] “Watch me, dad. Watch me.” There are few imperatives a father hears more often from his children than “watch me.” It’s […]

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Prayers That Changed History: An Interview with Tricia Goyer

The Global Day of Prayer is May 15, 2016.Browse resources in the Prayer section in the Bible Gateway Store. We read stories of world-changing leaders in history books and hear about the amazing things they did. But one part of the story is often left out: the role of prayer in their lives and the […]

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