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Five Memorable Dallas Willard Quotes About Being a Disciple of Christ

The late Dallas Willard, author of The Divine Conspiracy (HarperOne, 1998), had much to say about the journey of Christian discipleship in a confused and turbulent world. In the course of his long career as an author and philosopher, he wrote much about Christian spiritual formation—that is, the active pursuit and development of a life […]

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Mourning With Those Who Mourn: Reflections on the Violence in Orlando

We grieve at reports of a mass murder in Orlando this weekend. We invite you to join us today and in the weeks to come in praying for the survivors—and for the many families who lost precious loved ones. The fact that attacks like this are heartbreakingly common doesn’t make it any easier to intellectually […]

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Be the Best Dad You Can Be: Sign Up for These Devotions for Fathers

Looking for a devotional that will challenge and inspire you to be a better parent and spouse? With Father’s Day on the horizon, we’ve picked out some of our best parenting devotionals for dads and put them on our Father’s Day page! The three devotionals we picked are: • Devotions for a Sacred Marriage: Our […]

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Womens Bible Cafe: Using Bible Gateway to Minister to Help Women Connect to God’s Word

We were pleased and intrigued to see this Tweet recently from @WomensBibleCafe: I've completed 60 online Bible studies & a Liberty University theology degree using this app for support>> @biblegateway -Christine Abraham — WomensBibleCafe (@WomensBibleCafe) May 24, 2016 We think the Bible Gateway App is a great tool for Bible reading and study. But when […]

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How Bible Gateway Can Enhance Your Writing

How do you use Bible Gateway? Most people use Bible Gateway for its most obvious function: to read and engage with the Bible as part of your spiritual walk. That’s gratifying to see, because making Bible Gateway relevant and helpful to your personal, everyday Christian experience is our primary goal. But that’s certainly not all […]

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What Makes Jesus’ Parables Stand Out?

Although Jesus is certainly one of the most-quoted religious speakers in all of history, his recorded public addresses are strikingly different than the sermons and speeches we’re accustomed to hearing from religious leaders and teachers today. Jesus made heavy use of the parable as a teaching method. His parables are provocative, memorable, and occasionally mystifying. […]

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Reverend Fun’s Top Five Christmas Cartoons, 2015 Edition

Admit it—you could use a little light-heartedness amidst the stress of holiday preparation! We’ve looked through many years’ worth of Reverend Fun cartoons and picked out the five highest-rated Christmas-themed cartoons, as rated by Reverend Fun readers. Here they are: 1. Proper Christmas Tree Setup 2. The Coolest Thing 3. The Hardest Person to Buy […]

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Five Timeless Quotes by Charles Spurgeon

For many years, I figured that C.S. Lewis must be the single most quotable Christian writer in the history of the church. His Mere Christianity alone is full of more quote-worthy insights and witticisms than many excellent Christian authors and thinkers manage in a lifetime of writing. Add in works like The Great Divorce, The […]

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Give Thanks! Our Devotional About Gratitude Will Help You Fight Holiday Stress

Now that autumn is in full gear, Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and that means the return of Give Thanks, our week-long Thanksgiving email devotional! We wrote Give Thanks to help you contemplate the value of gratitude and thankfulness as the inevitable holiday stress starts to build up. Each day’s reading (which we kept […]

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Celebrate the Reformation at Bible Gateway

While Halloween is the holiday on most people’s minds this weekend, it’s also the anniversary of Martin Luther’s famous nailing of the “95 theses” to the door of the church at Wittenberg. Luther’s actions informed and inspired the Protestant Reformation, which formed in reaction to perceived theological errors and abuses in the church. On October […]

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