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Category Archives: Guest Post

Freedom is What We’re Made For: A Surprising Look at God’s Law

[This guest blogpost is by Dr. John Dickson (@johnpauldickson). He holds a PhD in history and is the founding director of the Centre for Public Christianity. Dr. Dickson is an Australian speaker, historian, minister (Anglican), husband, and father. This post is adapted from his recent book A Doubter’s Guide to the Bible: Inside History’s Bestseller […]

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Finding Hope in the Unexpected by Kayla Aimee

A pregnancy is counted by weeks and Kayla Aimee (@kaylaaimee) had only completed 24 of the 40 when she unexpectedly went into labor. She thought her church upbringing had prepared her for every circumstance but when tragedy struck and threatened to take the life of her newborn daughter, it felt as though once solid ground […]

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Manhood in a Changing World by Carolyn Custis James

Speaker and author Carolyn Custis James (@carolynezer) suggests we step away from cultural definitions to examine God’s original vision for men. In her new book, Malestrom: Manhood Swept into the Currents of a Changing World (Zondervan, 2015), James explores the idea of manhood, a growing issue both in the wider culture and in the church. […]

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Ascension Day 2015: Meaning, Context, Bible Verses, and Why It’s Important for Christians

[Editor’s note: The following article by Leah Marieann Klett is re-published by permission of The Gospel Herald (@TheGospelHerald).] The ascension of Jesus Christ is one of the most significant events recorded in the New Testament. In the Christian tradition, Ascension Day marks the 40th day of Easter, and commemorates Jesus Christ’s ascension into heaven following […]

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The Bible Really Is God’s Word

[Editor’s Note: This guest blogpost is by Stephen J. Nichols, President of Reformation Bible College and Chief Academic Officer of Ligonier Ministries, Sanford, Florida. Reformation Trust, the publishing ministry of Ligonier, has thoroughly revised the Reformation Study Bible (2015) with more than 20,000 study notes and commentary by 75 scholars under the leadership of Dr. […]

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Challenge for Skeptics: Read 100 Pages of the Bible

[This guest blogpost is by Dr. John Dickson (@johnpauldickson), author of A Doubter’s Guide to the Bible: Inside History’s Bestseller for Believers and Skeptics (Zondervan, 2014). He holds a PhD in history and is the founding director of the Centre for Public Christianity. Dr. Dickson is an Australian speaker, historian, minister (Anglican), husband, and father.] […]

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The Logos Became Sarx

A guest post by Kent Dobson, general editor of the NIV First-Century Study Bible. [Also see our blogpost, Reading the Bible with Eastern Eyes: An Interview with Kent Dobson] Advent is a strange time of year. We look forward to the Christmas, the coming of Christ, and then when we get to Christmas, we remember […]

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Halley’s Bible Handbook: A Classic, Relevant, and Handy Resource

This guest post is by freelance writer Jeremy Bouma (@bouma) with Zondervan employee Adam Forrest (@ZonderAcademic). If you haven’t read all of the books you own, you’re not alone. I (Adam) worked in a bookstore for five years, and I used to joke with coworkers that owning a book is the best excuse for not […]

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Read the Bible for Yourself!

This guest post is by Chris Juby (@chrisjuby). Bible Gateway has been republishing my @BibleSummary Tweets for seven months now. We’ve made it through the five books of Moses and we’ve just finished Joshua’s conquest of the Promised Land. Next come the strange, wonderful and sometimes disturbing stories of the Judges. How are you finding […]

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Having a Reputation of Love

Guest post by Todd Stevens. Many people have reputations that can be summed in just a word or two. Thomas Edison: inventor. Jeff Foxworthy: hilarious. If someone summarized you in just a few words, how would they describe you? I was a Christian for years before I realized Jesus had specified exactly what my reputation […]

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