Why Don’t You Read the Bible More? An Honest, No-Guilt Question for the New Year

Why Don’t You Read the Bible More? An Honest, No-Guilt Question for the New Year
Why don’t you read the Bible more? That’s not meant to be a scolding or guilt-inducing question. It’s a simple truth about American culture (and, I suspect, many others around the world) that most of us own a Bible, and we speak highly of the Bible, but we don’t actually read the Bible—at least, not ...

Video: Christmas with The Jesus Storybook Bible

Video: Christmas with The Jesus Storybook Bible
Christmas is a great time for adults to read to children about the birth of Jesus. For your Christmas enjoyment, below are two videos with British actor David Suchet reading about the Nativity from the award-winning Jesus Storybook Bible (Zonderkidz, 2007). [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, The Jesus Storybook Bible Reaches Two Million Copies ...

Self-Guided Tour of the Bible: An Interview with Christopher Hudson

Self-Guided Tour of the Bible: An Interview with Christopher Hudson
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 ...

Bible Verses That Tell the Christmas Story

Bible Verses That Tell the Christmas Story
Isaiah 7:14 (NIV) Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel. Malachi 3:1-4 (KJV) Behold, I will send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me: and the Lord, whom ye seek, shall suddenly come to his ...

The Story of the Bible in 10 Chapters: An Interview with J. Carl Laney

The Story of the Bible in 10 Chapters: An Interview with J. Carl Laney
Book chapters help readers understand and follow a book’s story line as it advances step-by-step. The Bible is a bit different. Instead of being divided into chapters, it’s divided into books. But the 66 books of the Bible can be divided into 10 major sections based on their literary form and content. We can understand ...

Watch Our Discussion: Bible Reading is Broken, And It’s Not Your Fault!

Watch Our Discussion: Bible Reading is Broken, And It’s Not Your Fault!
Our live broadcast of “Bible Reading is Broken, And it’s NOT Your Fault!” is complete, but you can still watch it on Facebook or here: As a special for viewers, you can you can get a special discount on Glen’s book, Saving the Bible From Ourselves! Through December 30, enter code 506-587 at IVPress.com for ...

Live Discussion This Morning: Bible Reading is Broken, and it’s Not Your Fault!

Live Discussion This Morning: Bible Reading is Broken, and it’s Not Your Fault!
Update: The live discussion is now complete, and you can watch it here . Join us at 11am EST today on Facebook for a special live discussion with the Institute for Bible Reading! We’ll discuss the challenges of reading and understanding the Bible—and some very good news: Bible reading doesn’t have to be so hard! ...

Tune In Dec. 7, 11 am EST for Facebook Live with Institute for Bible Reading

Tune In Dec. 7, 11 am EST for Facebook Live with Institute for Bible Reading
The Institute for Bible Reading (IFBR) (@Read_Well ) exists to provide tools and frameworks that fundamentally change the way people read the Bible so it can achieve its mission and become the story that defines abundant living. [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Learning to Read the Bible Well: An Interview with Glenn Paauw ] ...

An Interview with the Editors of The CEB Women’s Bible

An Interview with the Editors of The CEB Women’s Bible
Through book introductions, devotional reflections, articles, and character profiles, The CEB Women’s Bible (Common English Bible, 2016) (@CommonEngBible ) focuses on stories of women—named and unnamed—in Scripture to help readers become more aware of issues related to gender and justice. [Read the Common English Bible (CEB) translation of the Bible on Bible Gateway ] According ...

Wycliffe Global Alliance Scripture & Language Statistics 2016

Wycliffe Global Alliance Scripture & Language Statistics 2016
According to Wycliffe Global Alliance (WGA) (@WycliffeGA ), the Bible has now been trans­lated into more than 3,200 lan­guages. [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Wycliffe Associates—Helping to Translate the Bible Where Persecution of Christians Is Severe: An Interview with Bruce Smith ] While at least 1.5 bil­lion peo­ple still don’t have the full Bible ...