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6 Tips for Cultivating the Practice of Reading Scripture

The Bible is not a text to be mastered, but a Word intent on shaping our lives, on mastering us.

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9 Ways Star Wars Parallels the Bible

The Death Star and pride? Luke Skywalker and Moses? Star Wars mirrors Scripture more than you think.

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Blessed Are the Ones with Questions

I found a whole new life in Christ waiting on the other side of my spiritual “rummage sale.”

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10 Scriptures to Read When You’re Living in Fear

It’s impossible to show the selfless love of Jesus when you’re overcome with fear.

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Let’s Appreciate the Bible’s Contradictions

There’s much to be gained when we explore the quirks of sacred scripture.

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10 Things You Should Never Say to a Sexual Abuse Survivor

We should step in to provide comfort, not challenges, to assault victims.

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5 Scriptures to Read When You’re Feeling Anxious

Our lives are full of noise and chaos, but remember that God promises us peace and rest.

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What’s Technology Really Doing to the Bible?

Three reasons Bible engagement is down — and three ways we can change that.

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What Does the Bible Say About Same-Sex Relations?

The burden of proof should rest on those who want to exclude LGBT Christians.

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4 Spiritual Lessons Muslims Can Teach Christians

Christians have much to learn about seeking God from the spiritual disciplines of Muslims.

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Christians Need a Deeper Kind of Bible Study

Christian Bible study today is inadequate. But our Jewish brothers and sisters can help.

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What We Forget the Bible Says About God

There’s much to learn from the oft-ignored metaphors for God found in Scripture.

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Want to be a Relevant Christian? Quote Scripture

If God has authority over our life, doesn’t it make sense to listen to what he has to say about how to live it?

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10 Prayers for the President — And for All of Us

Here are a few prayers, thoughts, and meditations to offer up for America’s leader this President’s Day.

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5 Reasons Literalism Is Bad for You

By ignoring the figurative language in the scriptures, you may very well miss the point.

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Why Christians Should Pay Attention to the Torture Report

Three ways forward for Christian communities.

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The Worst Wedding Scripture Ever?

Although we often place it in a romantic frame, the first epistle to the Corinthians wasn’t written to a married couple.

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What 25 Conversations with Muslims Taught Me About Their Faith

I read the Qur’an differently after learning how my Muslim neighbors read their holy book.

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The Problem with Biblical Authority

Even the great creeds have screened out the central Biblical message of the coming of God’s kingdom.

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Four Modern Versions of the Bible that Are Ruining the Bible

In a era with more Bibles than ever before, biblical literacy is in serious decline. Maybe the problem is all those Bibles.