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Category Archives: Theology

Easter is On April Fool’s Day But the Resurrection is No Joke

Easter is the celebration of Jesus’ resurrection. But did it really happen? Is the supernatural real? In his new book, The Case for Miracles: A Journalist Investigates Evidence for the Supernatural (Zondervan, 2018), Lee Strobel (@LeeStrobel), with his trademark investigative approach, examines whether New Testament miracles pass for historical facts; if near-death experiences offer a […]

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A Guide for Jesus Skeptics: An Interview with John Dickson

Apart from the Bible, what are the earliest historical sources that speak of Jesus? How is he portrayed? And why should skeptics take a second look at this central of all historical figures? Bible Gateway interviewed John Dickson (@johnpauldickson) about his book, A Doubter’s Guide to Jesus: An Introduction to the Man from Nazareth for […]

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You Don’t Get Your Own Personal Jesus

By J. D. Greear When I arrived at the boarding gate, only two other people were waiting to board the late-night flight from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, to Charlotte, North Carolina. One was a gentleman I estimated to be 200 years old. The other was a mysterious, brooding young woman in her early 20s with deep […]

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God Is Bigger Than You Imagine: An Interview with J.D. Greear

How big is your view of God? Do you see him as merely an extension of yourself or as the very source of all that is? How does the Bible describe God? What does it mean in modern times to fear the Lord? Bible Gateway interviewed J.D. Greear (@jdgreear) about his book, Not God Enough: […]

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Consider God’s Strangeness: An Interview with Krish Kandiah

God is called Father, Lord, Friend, and Savior. But when we delve into the perplexing bits of Scripture, we discover God cannot be pinned down, explained, or predicted. Is it possible that we’ve missed the Bible’s consistent teaching that God is other, higher, stranger? Bible Gateway interviewed Krish Kandiah (@krishk) about his book, God Is […]

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The 1599 Geneva Bible: History’s First Study Bible

The Geneva Bible is unique among all other Bibles. Translated by the best Protestant scholars of the day, it’s a version born directly out of the religious conflict of the Reformation. And, though sadly little-known today, The Geneva Bible became one of the most popular translations of its time. Why? First, a little history: Mary I […]

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How the Bible’s Obscure “Coincidences” Demonstrate Its Reliability: An Interview with Lydia McGrew

How do seemingly unrelated details in different books of the Bible come together to form undesigned coincidences that strongly support the eyewitness nature of these books and the overall accuracy of the Bible? Bible Gateway interviewed Lydia McGrew about her book, Hidden in Plain View: Undesigned Coincidences in the Gospels and Acts (DeWard Publishing, 2017). […]

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Evidence That Demands A Verdict Redux: An Interview with Josh McDowell and Sean McDowell

In the 45 years since its first publication, what new historical documentation, archaeological discoveries, and scholarship evidence would lead to the updating and extensive expansion of this one million-copy Christian apologetic bestseller? Bible Gateway interviewed Josh McDowell (@josh_mcdowell) and his son Dr. Sean McDowell (@Sean_McDowell) about their book, Evidence That Demands a Verdict: Life-Changing Truth […]

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What Was the Reformation and Why Does it Matter Today?

This year, on October 31st, many churches will celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. The day marks a milestone in the history of Christianity when, in 1517, Martin Luther made public his dispute with aspects of the current church’s theology and authority. [See the special resource section 7 Ways to Capture the Reformation Spirit […]

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Nabeel Qureshi, Convert from Islam and Christian Apologist, Has Passed Away

We’re saddened to learn that Nabeel Qureshi, an active figure in Christian apologetics, has passed away after battle with cancer. Qureshi, who converted to Christianity from Islam, became a leading voice in Christian apologetics with books like Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus and No God but One: Allah or Jesus? He worked not only to introduce […]

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