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Category Archives: Fun

What Bible Gateway Looked Like in the 1990s

What did Bible Gateway look like in the mid-1990s? Let’s take a trip down memory lane and see what Bible Gateway visitors were using in the era of Mosaic and Netscape Navigator.

Filed under 20th Anniversary, Fun

Live-Tweeting Episode 2 of “The Bible”

A quick reminder: this Sunday evening, the Bible Gateway team will be watching the second episode of the History Channel’s “The Bible” miniseries and we’ll be sharing our thoughts on Twitter as we do so!

Filed under Fun

Live-Tweeting “The Bible” Miniseries

Will you be watching “The Bible” miniseries when it premiers this Sunday, March 3? Are you wondering how faithful it will be to the Bible text? We’re curious too, and so the Bible Gateway team will be watching and discussing it at our Twitter feed when it airs!

Filed under Art, Fun

Salt and Light: A Light-hearted Cartoon About Faith

Looking to start off each week on a cheerful note? We’ve got just the thing for you: Salt and Light, a new weekly faith-based cartoon that will put a smile on your face. Drawn by Jonny Hawkins, each Salt and Light cartoon offers a light-hearted and humorous look at life and faith: Salt and Light […]

Filed under Fun, Newsletters

The Funny Side of Faith: Meet Reverend Fun

For over a decade, Reverend Fun has been serving up cartoons that aim to get Christians laughing—not at our beliefs, but at the goofy things that happen when we take ourselves too seriously. Reverend Fun is part of the Bible Gateway family, but many of our visitors might not be familiar with it—if that describes […]

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Top Five Passages From Our Top Ten Cities

From time to time we like to take a look at our stats to see if we can learn anything new about how people are using Bible Gateway. This morning we looked up statistics on traffic from major cities over the past month. We were specifically looking to see what passages people in different cities were looking up. What follows is a list of the top ten cities based on traffic from the past month to Bible Gateway as well as the top five passages—irrespective of translation—that each city was reading….

Filed under Fun, Statistics

The top 25 Bible passages of 2009

What were the most-viewed passages on in 2009? We’ve crunched the numbers to determine the 25 most popular Bible passages over the last year. Read on to see what they are!

Filed under Fun, General

The Top 20 Old Testament Dinner Guests

A few weeks back on the Facebook Fan page for we asked the question, “If you were given the chance to have dinner with someone from the Old Testament who would you choose and why?” As of this writing, 1,278 people have commented with answers ranging from insightful to downright hilarious.

We tabulated the responses from the first 1,000 or so comments and devised a sort of “Top 20 Old Testament Characters” dinner guest list. We’ve posted the first 10 below. You’ll have to head over to the fan page to see the rest.

Filed under Fun, General

The 100 most-read Bible verses at

What are the most popular Bible verses on We thought it would be interesting to find out, so we crunched some numbers from a (relatively) small sample of 25 million Bible passage searches from March and April. Here are the results!

Filed under Fun, General, News

Join the official Bible Gateway Facebook group!

The Bible Gateway has a Facebook group! Stop by and join the discussion.

Filed under Fun, General