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Category Archives: Interviews

Join the International Day of the Bible: An Interview with Richard Glickstein

[See our previous blogpost, A Summary of Recent Bible Reading Surveys] According to multiple surveys and its bestselling status decade after decade, the Bible is widely revered by people around the world. Millions of visitors from more than 200 countries regularly come to Bible Gateway to freely read, hear, search, study, compare, & share the […]

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Vanishing Grace: An Interview with Philip Yancey

If the gospel is “good news,” why is it getting such bad press lately? And what can be done to reverse the trend? Philip Yancey challenges Christians to actually live the mercy-filled message that is so often preached. Bible Gateway interviewed Philip Yancey about his book, Vanishing Grace: What Ever Happened to the Good News? […]

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How to Understand the Bible: An Interview with Mel Lawrenz

This November, Bible Gateway invites you to join our first-of-its-kind free weekly Blog and email newsletter series, How to Understand the Bible: Guidance for Ordinary Bible Readers (click to sign up for it now). It’s comprised of simple, practical lessons that walk you through the incredibly rewarding experience of reading and understanding God’s Word. To […]

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How to Know When to Say Yes: An Interview with Lysa TerKeurst

The Bible says “let what you say be simply ‘yes’ or ‘no’,” but sometimes it’s difficult to know how to practically apply that scriptural principle in the everyday complexity of life and why it’s important to do so. Bible Gateway interviewed Lysa TerKeurst (@LysaTerKeurst) about her book, The Best Yes: Making Wise Decisions in the […]

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Is the Bible Abridged? An Interview with Joel Hoffman

Ancient texts that didn’t make it into the canon of the Bible purport to give insight into what happened to Adam and Eve after they left the Garden of Eden, the manner in which Abraham discovered monotheism, and the life of Enoch. Bible Gateway interviewed Dr. Joel Hoffman (@JoelMHoffman and @GodDidntSayThat) about his book, The […]

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Ordinary Spiritual Growth: An Interview with Michael Horton

Attempts to measure spiritual growth by constantly seeking the next big breakthrough have left many Christians disillusioned. Another approach to spiritual growth is a renewed appreciation for the commonplace. Bible Gateway interviewed Dr. Michael Horton (@MichaelHorton_) about his book, Ordinary: Sustainable Faith in a Radical, Restless World (Zondervan, 2014). Dr. Horton says, “CNN will not […]

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What to Say Before Amen: An Interview with Max Lucado

Bestselling author Max Lucado (@Max Lucado) is a friend of Bible Gateway. We publish his weekly email devotionals An Encouraging Word from Max Lucado and his five-day short-run devotional On the Road to Calvary (click to sign up for them), as well as his Christmas email devotional Five Days of Hope. [Click to see all […]

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Women of the Word: An Interview with Jen Wilkin

In today’s fast-paced world, investing time in a business career, maintaining the home environment, raising responsible children, developing social roots, and many more time-demanding activities all have a tendency to encroach on a woman’s consistent attention to establishing her own deep spiritual roots. Bible Gateway interviewed Bible study leader Jen Wilkin (@jenniferwilkin) about her book, […]

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Finding God, Losing Him, and Finding Him Again: An Interview with Preston Yancey

A young student arrived at Baylor University in the autumn of 2008 with his life figured out, then slowly each piece of his secure world fell apart: his church, his life of study, his politics, his girlfriend, his best friend, and his God. Perhaps you can identify with his story. Bible Gateway interviewed Preston Yancey […]

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‘The Story’ is Improving Bible Literacy in Churches: An Interview with Shelley Leith

The Story is a dynamic, powerful, and rewarding experience produced by Zondervan for churches, families, small groups, and individuals. The Story is helping people everywhere experience Scripture like never before. Carefully selected verses from the Bible are organized chronologically. From Genesis to Revelation, participants come to understand God’s story and how their stories intersect with […]

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