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) […]
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 […]
“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 […]
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.”
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 […]
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 […]
The school year is well underway, and students from first-grade to post-graduate are settled into the school routine—and are no doubt thinking of ways to procrastinate doing their homework. They’re embracing what Winston Churchill once said: “Personally, I’m always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.” Every year Beloit College in […]
Are you subscribed to C.S. Lewis Daily? In the couple of weeks since we started our daily devotional drawn from Lewis’ writing, it’s become one of most popular new devotions on Bible Gateway.