Bible Gateway Interviews

Bible Gateway interviews Sam Chan, author of “How to Talk About Jesus” 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 Gateway interviewed Sam Chan (@drsamchan) about his book “How to Talk About Jesus…

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Bible Gateway interviews Mike Donehey, author of “Finding God’s Life for My Will” Have we compartmentalized “God’s will for us” so much that we exclude its true meaning? Are we so fixated on wanting to know specific divine plans for life that we become paralyzed by fear and crushed by self-induced stress? Is God’s purpose and plan for our lives the shell game we all too often make it out to be? Bible Gateway interviewed Mike Donehey (@mikedonehey), author of Finding…

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  Bible Gateway interviews Dr. Dirk Jongkind, author of “An Introduction to the Greek New Testament” Achieving clarity and confidence when engaging the New Testament in its original Greek language requires the highest resolution of early manuscripts. Why can’t Bible translators just copy the original Greek texts word for word? Why is it important to have a precise text of the Greek New Testament? Why bother with differences that we can’t even translate into English? What is a textual apparatus…

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Bible Gateway interviews John Eldredge, author of “All Things New” What is God’s promise for a new heaven and a new earth? Does the Bible say that heaven is our eternal home? Or is it as Jesus says in the Gospel of Matthew, that the next chapter of our story begins with “the renewal of all things,” by which he means the earth we know and love in all its beauty? Bible Gateway interviewed John Eldredge (@johneldredge) about his book, All…

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Bible Gateway interviews Frank Viola, author of “Insurgence” Has the church lost the explosive, earthshaking gospel of the kingdom that Jesus, Paul, and the other apostles preached in the Bible? Does the allegiance that radical terrorists give to their cause exceed the allegiance many Christians today give to Jesus Christ? Have Christians lost the dynamic, titanic, living gospel and exchanged it for a gospel of religious duty or permissiveness and “easy believism”? Bible Gateway interviewed Frank Viola (@FrankViola) about his…

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Bible Gateway interviews Dr. R. Albert Mohler Jr., author of ‘The Prayer That Turns the World Upside Down’ Through the centuries the Lord’s Prayer has been domesticated and tamed, turned into a safe series of comforting words and made familiar by repetition. But when truly considered, the Lord’s Prayer is meant to turn the world upside down, toppling every earthly power and announcing God’s reign over all things, in heaven and on earth. Bible Gateway interviewed Dr. R. Albert Mohler…

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Bible Gateway interviews Lydia Brownback, author of ‘Sing a New Song’ Fear, joy, heartache, anger, frustration, doubt; the book of Psalms displays an incredible range of human emotions as they’re expressed toward God in prayer and song. Bible Gateway interviewed Lydia Brownback about her book, ‘Sing a New Song: A Woman’s Guide to the Psalms’ (Crossway, 2017). Read this interview. Bible Gateway interviews Tim Chester, author of ‘Bible Matters: Making Sense of Scripture’ Do we approach the Bible believing that…

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Bible Gateway interviews Adam Weber, author of ‘Talking with God’ Prayer seems like it should be so simple. Yet, when it comes to actually praying, often it feels awkward and complicated. What do you say when you don’t know how to pray? In time for the National Day of Prayer May 4, Bible Gateway interviewed Adam Weber (@adamweber) about his book, Talking with God: What to Say When You Don’t Know How to Pray (WaterBrook, 2017). Read this interview Bible Gateway interviews Trent Sheppard,…

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Bible Gateway Interviews Robby Gallaty, author of ‘The Forgotten Jesus: Why Western Christians Should Follow an Eastern Rabbi’ How can knowing about ancient Jewish idioms, traditions, and culture deepen Christians’ relationship with Jesus? How can readers of the Bible better understand Scripture passages by being sensitive to Hebrew heritage? Bible Gateway interviewed Robby Gallaty (@Rgallaty) about his book, The Forgotten Jesus: Why Western Christians Should Follow an Eastern Rabbi (Zondervan, 2017). Read this interview Bible Gateway Interviews Ian J. Shaw, author of ‘Christianity, The…

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Bible Gateway interviews Roger E. Olson, author of The Essentials of Christian Thought: Seeing Reality Through the Biblical Story Christians may disagree on doctrine, politics, church government, and other issues, but what are the biblical core elements that motivate all Christians everywhere to share a unified outlook on God and the world, and that separates Christianity from other religious and secular perspectives? Bible Gateway interviewed Roger E. Olson about his book, The Essentials of Christian Thought: Seeing Reality Through the Biblical Story(Zondervan,…

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Bible Gateway interviews Christopher Hudson, author of Self-Guided Tour of the Bible What if you could approach the Bible at your own pace, starting and stopping as you would in a world-class museum: reading individual exhibits, observing colorful displays, and gaining an overall understanding as you proceed? Bible Gateway interviewed Christopher Hudson (@ReadEngageApply) about his book, Self-Guided Tour of the Bible: Maps, Charts, Timelines, Simple Overviews (Rose Publishing, 2016). Read this interview. Bible Gateway interviews authors of The Quick-Start Guide to the Whole Bible Reading…

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Bible Gateway interviews Dr. David Bradstreet, author of Star Struck

Bible Gateway interviews Dr. David Bradstreet, author of Star Struck The heavens beckon us, telling us this wonderful, mind-boggling cosmic display is indeed the work of the creator. And now, using rovers and satellites, explorations venture further out into the vastness of space than ever before. Bible Gateway interviewed Dr. David Bradstreet (@EUastronomy) about his book, Star Struck: Seeing the Creator in the Wonders of Our Cosmos (Zondervan, 2016). Read this interview.

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Bible Gateway Interviews: September 6, 2016

Bible Gateway Interviews Bianca Juarez Olthoff, author of Play with Fire How can you gain insight into God’s character and understand the unique fire he’s placed inside you to fulfill your calling and kingdom purpose? The Bible says that God isn’t waiting until you have more resources or a spouse or a job so he can use you. He’s ready to use you now. Bible Gateway interviewed Bianca Juarez Olthoff about her book, Play with Fire: Discovering Fierce Faith, Unquenchable Passion, and…

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Bible Gateway Interviews: Bill Purvis, Shelley Leith

Bible Gateway Interviews Bill Purvis on Make a Break for It Bill Purvis had to be at death’s door before he discovered that everything he was searching for could be found in Jesus Christ. As a teenager, he nearly died when he was stabbed three times by a pimp during an encounter with a prostitute. With his pericardium sac pierced, liver punctured, and jugular vein completely severed, he cried out to Jesus, who miraculously saved his life. In the more than…

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