All posts tagged "Bible"

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    Iranian-American Minister: Why the Bible Belt Is the Perfect Place for Muslim Refugees

    Samira Page sees the church mobilizing to serve Dallas’s influx of new neighbors. When Samira Izadi Page arrived in Dallas nearly two decades ago, she experienced a generous Texas welcome from a local Baptist church that provided her Iranian family a fully furnished apartment. That first impression changed her life—setting her on...

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    Moody Bible President and COO Both Resign, Provost Retires

    Board unanimously decides “it is time for a new season of leadership.” Amid “widespread concerns over the direction” of Moody Bible Institute (MBI), the historic Chicago school announced today that President J. Paul Nyquist and Chief Operating Officer Steve Mogck have resigned, while Provost Junias Venugopal has retired. “Let there be no...

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    Interview: Beautiful Word: The Story of the ESV Illuminated Bible

    Renowned designer Dana Tanamachi brings modern illustrations to the ancient text. Centuries before Christians searched Scripture on illuminated digital screens, the Word of God was “lit up” with masterful calligraphy, colorful illustrations, and gold and silver filigree in the illuminated Bibles and manuscripts of the Middle Ages. A new Bible edition from...

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    Inside the Museum of the Bible

    The new museum wants to ignite passion for the Word through high-tech wizardry and scholarly detachment. Can it do it all? Two blocks south of the National Mall in Washington, DC, a stately brick building with a recessed entrance faces Fourth Street. On either side of the entrance, two bronze doors the...

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    After Mass Shootings, Americans Turn to Four Bible Verses Most

    President Trump, Louie Giglio, Christine Caine, and David Platt all cite top psalm after Las Vegas attack. The morning after hundreds of country music fans were shot at a Las Vegas festival, President Donald Trump called on God to comfort grieving families and victims. “Scripture teaches us the Lord is close to...

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    How We Read the Bible Rightly and Get It Wrong

    Let’s show mercy to those who ‘misinterpret’ Jeremiah 29:11 and other favorite verses. Imagine yourself as a seminary student. Now imagine yourself as a young, male seminary student with a semi-educated, somewhat emotional, faithful churchgoing but biblically untrained mother-in-law. You like her well enough, but as your own seminary training has increased...

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    How We Read the Bible Rightly and Get It Wrong

    Let’s show mercy to those who ‘misinterpret’ Jeremiah 29:11 and other favorite verses. Imagine yourself as a seminary student. Now imagine yourself as a young, male seminary student with a semi-educated, somewhat emotional, faithful churchgoing but biblically untrained mother-in-law. You like her well enough, but as your own seminary training has increased...

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    3 Ways to Prevent Bible Study Dropouts

    What really keeps us engaged with the discipline of studying Scripture. This summer, churches everywhere are weighing which Bible studies to offer in the fall. With all the busyness typical of our lives, churches face the question: What gets people to commit to faithful participation in a weekly Bible study? Though many...

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    Together for the Gospels: Unprecedented Unity Among Bible Translators Transforms Giving

    Lessons learned from illumiNations initiative could help other causes. This fall, ten Bible translation agencies—from Wycliffe Bible Translators to Pioneer Bible Translators to the United Bible Societies—will invite givers to visit a single website to see how Bible translation is progressing around the world and to join in this effort by making...

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    Together for the Gospels: Unprecedented Unity Among Bible Translators Transforms Giving

    Lessons learned from illumiNations initiative could help other causes. This fall, ten Bible translation agencies—from Wycliffe Bible Translators to Pioneer Bible Translators to the United Bible Societies—will invite givers to visit a single website to see how Bible translation is progressing around the world and to join in this effort by making...