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The Bible Gateway App Gets a New Look for iOS 7

The Bible Gateway app has gotten a complete visual makeover! We’ve updated the app to correspond with the look and feel of iOS 7. The updated app has a slimmer, cleaner, and more intuitive design that fits in visually with your other iOS 7 apps, and optimizes the experience of reading and studying the Bible. […]

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Start Your Day with a Bible Devotional in 2015

Now that 2015 has begun, it’s a good time to sign up for a free email devotional from Bible Gateway. It’s so convenient to read right alongside your inbox messages. Here are just a few of the options available to you: CS Lewis Daily: A daily passage from the writings of C.S. Lewis. Jesus Calling: […]

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Reflecting on Nelson Mandela’s Christian Legacy

As you’ve no doubt read, the highly respected South African activist and politician Nelson Mandela passed away yesterday. Mandela long career contain many highlights, but it’s his message of forgiveness rather than vengeance—even in the face of terrible injustice—that is likely to be his most lasting legacy. While Mandela’s life and passing are being widely […]

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Bible Gateway Unveils a New Logo

Have you noticed anything different about Bible Gateway today? We’ve got a new logo! If you’ve been using Bible Gateway for any length of time, you know that we’ve grown and evolved immensely over the last decade. In the seven years since we last revised our logo (which suggested a stylized person proclaiming God’s Word), […]

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Celebrating 20 Years of Bible Gateway!

What did your life look like twenty years ago, in 1993? That was the year we all first gawked at the dinosaurs of Jurassic Park and watched agents Mulder and Scully investigate aliens in The X-Files. Computing giant Intel was showing off its brand-new Pentium processor. If you were particularly tech-savvy, you might have been […]

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Pray for the Oklahoma Tornado Victims

It’s hard to focus on regular daily tasks when your news feeds and social media hangouts are filled with terrible news like today’s: “deadly tornado devastates Oklahoma town.” Our hearts go out to everyone affected—especially to families who lost precious children today. We hope you’ll join us in praying for this community—the victims, the rescue […]

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One Large Truth at the Heart of Faith: Remembering Dallas Willard

Mel Lawrenz, the author of “Spiritual Influence” and Minister at Large of Elmbrook Church, reflects on “one large truth” at the heart of faith, prompted by the passing of influential author Dallas Willard.

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How Should We Respond to the Boston Marathon Bombing?

Much has been written over the centuries by Christian thinkers and theologians trying to frame the horror of violence and murder within a Biblical perspective we can understand. But when we witness violence as random, senseless, and vicious as yesterday’s Boston Marathon bombing, even the most saintly believer finds it impossible not to ask “Why would God let this happen?”

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Mel Lawrenz: Reflections on the Connecticut School Shooting

Mel Lawrenz, Minister at Large for Elmbrook Church and leader of The Brook Network, shares his reflections on the the Connecticut school shooting. As I sit in an airport watching on television the unfolding horrific story of the shooting at the school in Connecticut, I overheard an airport worker say to someone else: all those […]

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As Connecticut School Shooting Details Emerge: Pray

Please join us in praying as details emerge of a deadly school shooting today in Connecticut.

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