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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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What the Bible Says About Storms

A guest post by Mel Lawrenz of The Brook Network. I was just with two friends from Cuba who waited anxiously to hear from their families whose towns were devastated by Hurricane Sandy, and now the monster storm bears down on the U.S. Big storms are ominous. They arrest our attention. They remind us how […]

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The Least of These: The Legacy of Chuck Colson

Much is being written about the legacy of Charles Colson, who passed away this weekend. But his most important legacy was his concern for America’s least-loved group of people: prisoners.

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Announcing the Bible Gateway Bookperk of the Week

Bible Gateway has teamed up with Bookperk to bring you a special deal each week on a Christian book or Bible!

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Journey to Easter With Our Lent Reading Plans and Devotionals

Our Easter devotionals and reading plans are here, just in time for Lent! Sign up for one of our free Lent newsletters to help you focus on Jesus during the journey to Easter.

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Connect with Bible Gateway on Google+

Bible Gateway is now on Google+! If you’ve got a Google account, stop by and say hi!

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Reformation Study Bible Now Available on Bible Gateway

The Reformation Study Bible is now available on Bible Gateway! This study Bible, with its thousands of theological notes and insights, is an invaluable aid to Bible reading and study

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