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How I Lost My Religion but Found My Faith: An Interview with Lecrae – Bible Gateway Blog

Two-time GRAMMY winning hip-hop artist and bestselling author Lecrae had inspired millions with his redemptive and gut-honest art. But when his personal life spun into chaos, he was forced to face the buried impact of the unhealed woundssexual abuse, physical trauma, addiction, and depressionthat threatened to tear it all apart. Along the way, he realized... Read more

How and Why to Pray the Scriptures for Your Children: An Interview with Jodie Berndt – Bible Gateway Blog

How can using the Bible to shape your desires and requests open the door to God’s provision to free us from worry and fear in our parenting? How can you pray the Bible for developing your children’s faith, character, safety, relationships, and their future? Bible Gateway interviewed Jodie Berndt (@jodieberndt), author of Praying the Scriptures... Read more

How to Talk About Jesus Without Being Awkward: An Interview with Sam Chan – Bible Gateway Blog

When you try to tell your friends about Jesus, you may have encountered a negative response from them viewing it as being offensive, inappropriate, or insensitive. Studies confirm that the majority of Christians rarely evangelize, worried they might offend their family or lose their friends. How can you build confidence to share your faith? Bible... Read more

Persuasion 203 BONUS | Interview with Sam Haist – Christ and Pop Culture

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Advent is a Time to Recognize the Wonder of God with Us: An Interview with Scott Erickson – Bible Gateway Blog

Have you lost the sense of just how full of amazing wonder Christmas is? Maybe for you, the joy of the season is painfully dissonant with the hard edges of life. Or maybe you feel wearied by the way Christmas has become a polished, predictable routine. Or maybe this sacred divine story is too confusing... Read more

Persuasion 205 BONUS | Interview with Alan Noble – Christ and Pop Culture

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Christian Genocide in Africa: An Interview with Johnnie Moore and Rabbi Abraham Cooper – Bible Gateway Blog

How much are you aware of Christians being singled out for murder in Africa? While the world is fixated on jihadist threats in the Middle East, terrorists are also massacring men, women, and children across lands from Nigeria to Kenya. Two advocates for religious freedom and human rightsone Jewish and one Christianexplain whats happening, why... Read more

Take the Christian Life Survey to Help You Gauge Your Spiritual Priorities: An Interview with Dr. Steven Bird – Bible Gateway Blog

Having a deep, meaningful, engaging relationship with God is what we were created for. We know it in our souls. But the everyday noise surrounding us competes for our attention and it can be challenging to determine how to live out the Christian life on a practical basis. Bible Gateway interviewed Dr. Steven Bird, co-executive... Read more

Celebrating the Legacy of Herman Bavinck: An Interview with James Eglinton

It has been a prodigious decade for Dutch Reformed theologian Herman Bavinck (18541921). The translation of his four-volume work into English at the turn of the century sparked a surge of scholarly and pastoral interest, and new editions and translations of his works, along with new academic monographshave rapidly multiplied. This is, of course, with... Read more

Why Jesus Had to Die: An Interview with Randy Clark – Bible Gateway Blog

What does it mean when the Bible says Jesus died as a ransom? How do we benefit from his death? Why was it necessary for Jesus to die? Why did he have to die by tortuous crucifixion? How does understanding what happened on the cross provide a new way of living in a hurting world?... Read more

Persuasion 201 BONUS | Interview with Sam Perry – Christ and Pop Culture

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Is Love Your First Priority?: An Interview with Jared Byas – Bible Gateway Blog

What does the Bible mean when it instructs us to “speak the truth in love”? Does a biblically-based Christian life mean you have all the answers? What should it look like for Christians to love their neighbors deeply and authentically? How is truth lived out in love in practical ways every day? Is what we... Read more

Galatians Reminds Us Were Accepted and Free: An Interview with Jada Edwards – Bible Gateway Blog

When was the last time you thoroughly studied the book of Galatians? Do you know who wrote it, why he did, and how it should impact your life? How should the words of this book, written centuries ago, help you today when you have an overwhelming sense of feeling unaccepted? Bible Gateway interviewed Jada Edwards... Read more

Walking as a Spiritual Discipline: An Interview with Mark Buchanan – Bible Gateway Blog

What happens when we literally walk out our Christian life? What does our physical being have to do with our spiritual life? What does the Bible actually mean when it exhorts us to walk in the light, or walk by faith, or walk in truth? How did Jesus model walking as spiritual formation? Bible Gateway... Read more

Gods Good Plans for You: An Interview with Megan Fate Marshman – Bible Gateway Blog

What does it mean when the Bible says God’s plan for your life is to give you a hope and a future? Can you know his plan? Can you trust it? What is active dependence on God? What is God’s definition of good? Bible Gateway interviewed Megan Fate Marshman (@meganfate and @meganfate) about her book,... Read more

Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humanity: An Interview with John C. Lennox – Bible Gateway Blog

What dangers lurk in technology’s ubiquitous and unrelenting encroachment in our lives? What are the perilous spiritual implications of artificial intelligence, bioengineering, facial recognition, and other hi-tech applications we’re accepting into our daily world with little concern? What does the Bible say about it all? Bible Gateway interviewed John C. Lennox (@ProfJohnLennox) about his book,... Read more

How to Talk About God in a Skeptical Age: An Interview with Joshua Chatraw – Bible Gateway Blog

Why is it that people don’t just believe Christianity is false; they assume it isn’t good? How can followers of Jesus effectively communicate the biblical story of his grace and redemption in today’s skeptical, divisive, and technologically saturated world? How should Christians be respectful of unbelievers, all the while remaining focused on Jesus? Bible Gateway... Read more

The Biblical Method for Soothing Rage: An Interview with Scott Sauls – Bible Gateway Blog

In a defensive and divided era, how can followers of Jesus reveal a better way of living, one that loves others as God loves us? How can Christians be the kind of people who are known, as the book of Proverbs puts it, to “turn away wrath?” What does the Bible mean when it compels... Read more

Hope When Life Unravels: An Interview with Adam B. Dooley – Bible Gateway Blog

What are the upside-down yet encouraging truths of the book of Job and other key Bible passages that remind us of the ways God is present in our pain? Why does God allow suffering? And why does God seem to go silent when we’re in pain? How does a pastor work through his faith in... Read more

‘God’s Going to Take Care of My Son’: Father of 19-Year-Old Believed to Be Killed in ‘CHOP’ Gives Heartbreaking Interview

'God's Going to Take Care of My Son': Father of 19-Year-Old Believed to Be Killed in 'CHOP' Gives Heartbreaking Interview The father of a 19-year-old man killed in Seattles Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP) zone says he doesnt know what happened to his son, but that he is trusting God.Somebodys kids did that... Read more

Stephen Cottrell’s latest interview: startling, puzzling offensive?

Stephen Cottrell(Photo: Lambeth Palace)What sort of qualities ought we to expect to find in a church leader? The New Testament has some pretty clear stipulations about who is suitable and who is unsuitable. Of course, it is unreasonable to expect perfection, since we all fall short in many ways, and as a church leader myself... Read more

God and the Pandemic: An Interview with N.T. Wright – Bible Gateway Blog

How are we supposed to think biblicaly about the Coronavirus crisis? Is it a sign of the end of the world? Is it a call for repentance? Is God judging the world? What should be our approach drawing on Scripture, Christian history, and the way of living, thinking, and praying revealed to us by Jesus?... Read more

How Does God Redeem Our Feelings?: An Interview with David A. Covington – Bible Gateway Blog

What does the Bible say about art? What is a biblical, systematic, and practical theology of aesthetics? What is the scriptural teaching about the passions that motivate us? How were we made for God’s delight? And, though sin and bondage plague our passions, how does God shape our fun, feelings, desires, and affections? Bible Gateway... Read more

Find Your Refuge in God: An Interview with Dr. David Jeremiah – Bible Gateway Blog

Pastor, broadcaster, and author Dr. David Jeremiah believes reassurance can be found throughout the Bibleespecially in the book of Psalmsboth now during the coronavirus pandemic and during all of life’s greatest challenges. Bible Gateway interviewed Dr. David Jeremiah (@davidjeremiah) about his book, Shelter in God: Your Refuge in Times of Trouble (Thomas Nelson, 2020). What... Read more

Why It Matters: An Interview with Sara Groves About Noticing and Naming

RLC editor Britney Winn Lee virtually sat down with singer/songwriter Sara Groves to talk about beauty, prophecy, and the role of the artist in these days. Britney: Sara, you’re working on a new album that’s coming out next year (which I’d like to hear more about in a bit), but I want to talk about... Read more

Men Who Bring Life and Not Harm: An Interview with Morgan Snyder – Bible Gateway Blog

Throughout history, why is the story of many men’s lives the theme of being entrusted with power and then using that power to bring harm to themselves and those under their care? What is the biblical way for men to responsibly be in lockstep with God’s kingdom? What is the path of inner transformation that... Read more

What Does the Bible Say About Hell?: An Interview with Anthony DeStefano – Bible Gateway Blog

C.S. Lewis imagined it as a grey, joyless city. The Italian poet, Dante Aligheri, wrote that it was a series of nine circles. You might have your own vision of it. But what do we really know about Hell? What does the Bible tell us about it, and what is speculation, myth, or even plain... Read more

Dont Sit on the Sidelines of Life When God Has Called You to Change the World: An Interview with Banning Liebscher – Bible Gateway Blog

Do you live a life of passionate purpose and unshakable faith? Or are you settled into a comfort zone of complacency? What Old Testament story might teach applicable lessons of what God wants us all to be? How can we best incorporate the attributes of holiness, courage, and faith into our everyday lives? Bible Gateway... Read more

Extremely Low Percentage of Americans Hold Biblical Worldview: An Interview with George Barna – Bible Gateway Blog

The first national survey of the worldview of Americans conducted by the Cultural Research Center at Arizona Christian University (@crcacu) shows that although seven out of ten consider themselves to be Christian, only 6% actually possess a biblical worldview. Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Latest Bible-Related Research Bible Gateway interviewed veteran researcher and author... Read more