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How to Be a Gardener and Ambassador for Christ: An Interview with Gregory Koukl


How do you have a conversation with someone who is intent on proving Christianity wrong and won't accept the Bible as a source of authority? How can you artfully regain control of discussions, keeping them moving forward in constructive ways, comfortably and graciously maneuvering through the minefields of a challenging dialogue to get people thinking about Jesus? Bible Gateway interviewed Gregory Koukl about his book, Tactics (2nd Edition): A Game Plan for Discussing Your Christian Convictions (Zondervan, 2019).


How to Be the Kind of Christian People Can’t Resist: An Interview with Scott Sauls


Jesus envisioned his followers would be hard to resist: a wildly diverse yet compellingly unified multitude of strangers that would penetrate the world with love. Over time this Jesus movement would become irresistible to people from every nation, tribe, and tongue. How does Christianity stack up to Jesus' expectations? Bible Gateway interviewed Scott Sauls about his book, Irresistible Faith: Becoming the Kind of Christian the World Can't Resist (Thomas Nelson, 2019).


Bible Connection Podcast: The Greatest Commandment—Love God Greatly


Love God Greatly is a ministry designed to help women follow the greatest commandment: to love God with all of their heart, soul, mind, and strength. Based out of founder Angela Perritt’s home in Dallas, Love God Greatly reaches over 500,000 thousand women in over 100 countries with Bible Studies in their own language. In this tenth episode of the Bible Connection Podcast, Angela talks with us about her heart for global missions and the incredible impact Love God Greatly has had on women all over the world.



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3 Simple Ways to Read the Bible Every Day in 2020


Bible Gateway has a variety of ways to make your decision to read the Bible this year manageable and fun. Here are 3 of them...


Quiz: Find These 25 Books of the Bible


Can you find the titles of 25 books of the Bible mentioned in the this Blog post? Some are in one word; some are hidden as part of two or three words.


Are Verses Missing from Modern Bible Translations?


Perhaps you’ve noticed that modern English Bible translations have fewer verses in them than vintage English Bible translations such as the King James Version (KJV) and Geneva Bible. This video explains why.


Preparing Yourself for Life’s Next Storm


Esther Fleece Allen, author of Your New Name: Saying Goodbye to the Labels That Limit (Zondervan, 2020), says, "Too often, our identity gets tangled up with our circumstances, and suddenly, the truth of who we are is colored by our relationship status, our job title, the shame of our past, or what others say about us...."

Here’s One Strategy for Reading the Bible Without Distractions This Year


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How to Live The Bible — Living in the Confidence of Providence


In this 87th lesson on how to live the Bible, pastor and author Dr. Mel Lawrenz says, "Providence is the ongoing activity of God in preserving and governing everything that he has made in the creation. It is exactly what you would expect of a Creator whose work of creating is an act of love...." If you want to know how to live the Bible every day, read this installment of his series on our Blog and encourage your friends and followers to receive it by email.

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Idolatry: The One Great Sin that All Others Come From


Kyle Idleman, author of God’s at War: Defeating the Idols that Battle for Your Heart (Zondervan, 2018), says, "We may not have the god of commerce, the god of agriculture, the god of sex, or the god of the hunt. But we do have portfolios, automobiles, adult entertainment, and sports. If it walks like an idol, and quacks like an idol....You can call it a cough instead of calling it cancer, but that doesn’t make it any less deadly...."

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5 Books on Why Reading the Bible is Important


Bible Gateway asked John Dickson, author of A Doubter's Guide to the Bible: Inside History's Bestseller for Believers and Skeptics (Zondervan, 2015), for the five books he recommends to learn why reading the Bible is important. Here’s his reply....


Plan Now to Watch This Free Webcast on the ChurchSource Channel


Watch ChurchSource's free 30-minute webcast Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at 3:00 pm ET, with Dr. W. Hall Harris, senior professor of New Testament Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary and managing editor of the NET Bible (Thomas Nelson, 2019). The topic is: What makes the New English Translation (NET) Bible unique?


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