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Category Archives: General

The New Bible Gateway Arrives Next Week!

It’s almost here! The new Bible Gateway arrives next week! Beginning on Monday, June 23, we’ll roll out the new Bible Gateway, starting with a small percentage of visitors and adding more as the week goes on. If you’ve followed our ongoing discussion of the new website, you know that it retains everything you love […]

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The Good Part of Me, The Bad Part of Me

By Mel Lawrenz, Director of The Brook Network and creator of The Influence Project. People in my town, Waukesha, Wisconsin, are reeling from an incident a few days ago in which two 12-year-old girls allegedly stabbed one of their best friends, an act that they had plotted for months, all because of delusional thinking about […]

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Bible Gateway Logo Stylized by Word for Word Bible Comic Artist

Simon Amadeus Pillario (pen name) has a dream of creating a complete, word-for-word Bible comic in the graphic novel genre. He respects Scripture and wants to honor it by illustrating its grand storyline. For more information, read our interview with Pillario and learn how you can help him achieve his dream (quickly, because time is […]

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The Bible Says Heaven is for Real

The movie Heaven is for Real (@heavenisforreal) is the latest Hollywood production to incorporate biblical truth into theatrical entertainment, joining recently released movies Son of God (@SonofGodMovie), Noah (@NoahMovie) (see our blogpost Considering “Noah”: What Makes a Good (or Accurate) Bible Film?), God’s Not Dead (@GodsNotDeadFilm), and the 35th anniversary edition of Jesus Film (@JESUSfilm) […]

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“Forgive as the Lord Forgave You”: Desmond Tutu and Impossible Forgiveness

What’s the hardest act of forgiveness you’ve ever done? Forgiveness is central to the Christian story—both Jesus’ forgiveness of us, and our forgiveness of others. This promise of God’s forgiveness (so appropriate to contemplate during Lent!) is one of the most powerful, reassuring messages in the Bible: If we confess our sins, he is faithful […]

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Raising Teens With Enduring Faith (Guest Post by Alex Chediak)

“Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.” Proverbs 22:6 As our teens grow up and head out to college, one of our most pressing concerns is about their faith. We’ve heard about the party scene, the atheistic professors, the pressure to […]

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Google Map Gallery Includes Lands of the Bible

Google has just announced the launching of Google Maps Gallery, a new way for organizations to share and publish their maps online via Google Maps Engine. One map in particular caught our eye–the “Lands of the Bible.”

Filed under Bible, General, History, Maps

Three Reasons That Bible Reading is Down in an Age of Easy Bible Access

Peter Enns has an interesting post up identifying the three biggest reasons that people aren’t reading the Bible as much in churches, based on information he learned at a recent conference. Here’s an abbreviated list of the three reasons he describes: Bible reading is down because people read it… In fragments, meaning in the verse […]

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Bible Summary: See the Big Picture of the Bible

In 2010, Chris Juby began tweeting summaries of every chapter in the Bible. We’re excited to announce that we’ve partnered with him to retweet his entire Bible Summary project at @biblegateway, and to share some of his insights on the experience here at the Bible Gateway blog. This guest post by Chris is the first […]

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Start Your Day with a Bible Devotional in 2015

Now that 2015 has begun, it’s a good time to sign up for a free email devotional from Bible Gateway. It’s so convenient to read right alongside your inbox messages. Here are just a few of the options available to you: CS Lewis Daily: A daily passage from the writings of C.S. Lewis. Jesus Calling: […]

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