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Ann Spangler: Are Attitudes Toward the Bible Changing?

Last month, as part of our 20th anniversary video series, we asked pastor Jim Cymabala if he thought people’s attitudes toward the Bible were changing. Today’s video clip features author and speaker Ann Spangler answering the same question. Ann has written a number of different devotional books, many of them with a focus on women—and […]

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Jim Cymbala: How Are Attitudes Towards the Bible Changing?

Has your attitude toward the Bible changed in recent years? Think about the events of the last decade, both in your personal life and in the culture around you. Have there been corresponding changes in the amount of time and energy you put into reading God’s Word? There have been many surveys and studies in […]

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What’s the Value of Reading the Bible?

What’s the point of reading the Bible? What value does it have in today’s world? Author Annie Downs shares her answer to those questions.

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Reciting God’s Word as a Community

Have you ever read the Bible out loud in unison with other believers? Here’s a video of the audience at the Global Leadership Summit reading reciting Joshua 1:9 out loud.

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Ann Spangler: Finding Time for the Bible in our “Time-Poor” Lives

Why don’t we read the Bible more? We asked author Ann Spangler why it’s so hard to find time to read God’s Word today. Here’s what she had to say.

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Jefferson Bethke: Why We Don’t Read the Bible More

What keeps people from reading the Bible as much as they should? Each of us has their own answer to that question, but it’s possible to identify a few common attitudes that get in the way of Bible engagement. That’s the question we pose to Jefferson Bethke in this interview.

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Annie Downs: What Obstacles to Bible Reading do Young Women Face?

Annie Downs is an author who loves helping teen girls and women in college overcome the challenges that life puts in the way of their spiritual development. As part of Bible Gateway’s 20th anniversary celebration, we asked Annie if there are any specific issues and challenges that keep girls and young women from engaging with God’s Word.

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Lee Strobel on Why People Don’t Read the Bible

Why don’t we read the Bible more than we do? We took that question to several leading Christian writers and thinkers this year, and they each offered their own perspective on the question. First up is apologist Lee Strobel with his answer to the question “What prevents people from reading and engaging with the Bible?”

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Randy Frazee and Hemant Mehta on Christians and Atheists

Randy Frazee, senior minister at Oak Hill Church, recently hosted a fascinating conversation about Christians and atheism. Here’s the video of the fascinating discussion that took place.

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Jefferson Bethke: The Bible Book That’s On My Mind in 2013

When Bible Gateway asked Jefferson Bethke, the creator of the “Why I Hate Religion” video, to talk about the Bible verse that’s most on his mind in 2013, he was happy to explain. Here’s what he shared with us.

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