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Remembering Ed Dobson: A Guest Post by Stan Gundry

Edward G. Dobson (@EdwardDobson), known as Dr. Dobson to some, as pastor Dobson to others, as author to still others, and as Eddie to many close friends, died on December 26, 2015. I was his publisher, he was my pastor, but to me he was “Ed.” I have prayed for him many times since he […]

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The Bible’s Top-10 Wicked Women

The following guest blogpost is by Ann Spangler (@annspangler). In her new book Wicked Women of the Bible (Zondervan, 2015), Ann tells the stories of 20 wicked and “wicked good” women in greater detail. At the end of each story, Ann provides a brief section including additional historical and cultural background as well as a […]

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A Tribute to John R. Kohlenberger III: Guest Post by Dr. Stan Gundry

John R. Kohlenberger III died on September 29, 2015. For more than ten years he had successfully warded off the debilitating effects of advanced prostate cancer, but when the end came, it came suddenly. [See the news release.] John’s contributions to Christian publishing in general and his contributions to Bible publishing and Bible study reference […]

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Bring Your Bible to School Day: Guest Post by Carl Moeller

Do you think God can accomplish big things through simple acts of faithfulness? I absolutely do! I’ve seen it happen many times–a kind word of encouragement can turn around someone’s day, a word of forgiveness can save a relationship, and a gift of generosity can change someone’s life. That’s why I’m excited about a simple, […]

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A Wicked Sorceress: The Story of the Medium of Endor

What can Jezebel, the Bible’s wickedest queen, reveal about God’s holiness and power and even about his sense of humor? What about the Woman at the Well—the one with five husbands and a live-in lover? And what of the prostitute whose tears bathe the feet of Jesus in front of people who despise her? There […]

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The Story of the Bible: How the Good News About Jesus Is Central

Tim Keller (@timkellernyc) is senior pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church (PCA) (@RedeemerNYC) in Manhattan, New York, and author of numerous books. He is also co-founder and vice president of The Gospel Coalition (@tgc). The following article by Dr. Keller is excerpted from the NIV Zondervan Study Bible. [See our blogpost: Accolades for the New NIV […]

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CNN: A Catholic Reads the Bible

Laura Bernardini (@laurabernardini) is director of coverage in CNN’s Washington, DC, bureau. She’s a lifelong Catholic but had never read the Bible from cover to cover. For the next year, she’s reading every word, from Genesis to Revelation. [Select from any of our many Bible versions to read the Bible yourself on Bible Gateway.] [Select […]

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A Wicked Birthday Party: The Story of Herodias and Salome

What can Jezebel, the Bible’s wickedest queen, reveal about God’s holiness and power and even about his sense of humor? What about the Woman at the Well—the one with five husbands and a live-in lover? And what of the prostitute whose tears bathe the feet of Jesus in front of people who despise her? There […]

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Bible Apps in Church: Good or Bad Idea?

[Editor’s Note: This guest post is written by Poncho Lowder (@PonchoLowder), CEO of Custom Church Apps (@BibleJournalApp).] Do you use a digital Bible during worship services? Or do you find that using an app to read Scripture during church is distracting? My company produces a custom church app platform that’s centered around digital interaction with […]

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5 Minutes with Jesus

Your life is hectic! Juggling family time, work, and church equals jam-packed days. You want to spend time in God’s Word, but the busyness of life keeps getting in the way. What if, however, you could take five minutes to invest in making each day matter? In her new book 5 Minutes with Jesus: Making […]

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