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Lekha’s Husband Transformed by God’s Word

For Lekha, amaidinOman, thehardestpartof lifewasn’tthelonghours spentsweepingorthe backbreaking work ofscrubbingabathroom.Itwasgoinghometo herhusband. Shesayshewas a“veryrudeandcruel man”whosquandered thefamily’smoney on alcoholand cigarettes. Night af...

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How to Move Bible Readers from Passive to Active Participation

Participation takes many forms. Understanding the different stages can help as you mobilize others toward a more robust understanding of Scripture. The following types of participation are adapted for Scripture engagement from an economic model, Jules ...

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Prayer Needed: How One Prison Ministry is Bringing Hope to Inmates in the U.S.

When Dana Ergenbright, a training manager for American Bible Societys Bible-based trauma healing ministry, walked the long corridor of the prison—her footsteps echoing off the hard surfaces—she was struck by its starkness. There was no warmth,...

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The Best Bible Reading Resources

I often feel both inundated with information and at a loss of how to find what I need. The same holds true for Scripture engagement. What are helpful resources? Where can I find them? Heres a roundup of some of my favorites. Since we each have specific ne...

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