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Following Jesus Without Faking It: An Interview with Andi Andrew

We live in a culture where many identify as “Christian” without fully embracing what it looks like to follow Jesus day-in and day-out. After gathering for worship, do we simply go about our business, void of true transformation? Is the gospel simply a self-help tool; the church just a place where our needs can be […]

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Women Called to Ministry: An Interview with Kristen Padilla

What does it mean to be called to ministry? What does the Bible say about men and women in ministry? Who are the examples in the Bible of being called to ministry? What are the practical tools to help you pursue God’s call for your life? Bible Gateway interviewed Kristen Padilla (@kristenpadilla) about her book, […]

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The Apostle Paul’s Final 12 Hours: An Interview with Brent Crowe

In the biblical letter of 2 Timothy, the apostle Paul reflected on his passing life, saying, “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.” What would it be like to creatively peel back the curtain of Paul’s final 12 hours of his time on earth? What could […]

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Listening to God’s Voice and Finding Your Own: An Interview with Sandi Patty

As one who endured sexual abuse as a child, divorce after marital infidelity, and a constant battle with negative self-image, music icon and 5-time Grammy winner and 40-time Dove Award winner Sandi Patty reveals in her new book how she found her voice within the context of God’s design for her life and helps others […]

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How to Win the Battle Against Sin: An Interview with David Bowden

Is the way to fight sin to grit your teeth, strengthen your resolve, and rise above the onslaught of temptation? What does the Bible say about breaking the chain of sin and doing what is right instead of what is wrong? In this Facebook Live video with Bible Gateway, David Bowden (@davidbpoetry) talks about his […]

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How Many Denominations Are There?: An Interview with Roger E. Olson

What are denominations and why are they important? What’s their history, doctrines, and practices? How many are there and why do they exist? Bible Gateway interviewed Roger E. Olson, who, along with Frank S. Mead, Samuel S. Hill, and Craig D. Atwood, is editor of the Handbook of Denominations in the United States, 14th Edition […]

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ESV Story of Redemption Bible: An Interview with Greg Gilbert

Do you view the Bible as a disconnected series of moral tales interspersed between impossible commandments, woven into a maze of mysteries that somehow produces a message about a nice Jesus in the New Testament to counter the mean God of the Old Testament (as Bryan Chapell, pastor of Grace Presbyterian Church, has phrased it)? […]

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Discover Your Ministry in Everyday Living: An Interview with Shannan Martin

Are you feeling overwhelmed and unsure of how to live a life of intention and meaning? Where do we begin? How can you best learn what it means to love and be loved right where God has placed you? Bible Gateway interviewed Shannan Martin (@shannanwrites) about her book, The Ministry of Ordinary Places: Waking Up […]

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How Jonah’s Story Fits the 21st Century: An Interview with Anthony Carter

How is the ancient story of Jonah the prophet a microcosm of the human story in the 21st century? How does the prophet’s rebellious spirit and his resulting circumstances demonstrate the surprising and unstoppable grace of God? Bible Gateway interviewed Anthony Carter (@eastpc) about his book, Running from Mercy: Jonah and the Surprising Story of […]

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How to Have Joy No Matter What: An Interview with Stasi Eldredge

When life’s circumstances take you on an emotional roller coaster ride, how do you obey the Bible’s call to “be joyful always” when it sounds almost crazy—and out of reach? Bible Gateway interviewed Stasi Eldredge (@StasiEldredge) about her book, Defiant Joy: Taking Hold of Hope, Beauty, and Life in a Hurting World (Thomas Nelson, 2018). […]

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