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International Women’s Day 2018: Women Are Pretty Incredible

In Op-Eds by Lindsey Holley

I may be biased, but I think women are pretty incredible. Don’t get me wrong – men can be amazing too. But today, it’s all about the women! Just in case you missed it, today is International Women’s’ Day. You probably expect me to say something positive, being a woman and all. And a woman who has had the immense privilege of working alongside other women who would be considered “highly successful” by 21st century Western standards. BUT it is …

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What is God Asking You to Lay Aside in Your Life?

In Op-Eds by Stephen Cave

“For we believe that Jesus died and rose again…” – 1 Thessalonians 4:14, NIV When we think of Easter, we think of the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus. And obviously, that’s what it’s about. Easter is the centerpiece of our faith. But one of the things that has been gnawing away at me for the last couple of years is that we have almost set aside death and resurrection as just about Easter. In reality, it’s a motif, as …

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Former NFL Wide Receiver Rashied Davis on Faith and Overcoming Fear

In Op-Eds by Biblica Staff

Editor’s Note: We recently had the opportunity to talk with former Chicago Bears wide receiver, Rashied Davis about how the Bible has impacted his life. Rashied shared with us three of his life verses – Bible passages that God has used to challenge, motivate, and encourage him. “I can do all things through him who gives me strength.” – Philippians 4:13, NIV Philippians 4:13 is a verse that has pushed me since I became a Christian. It might seem like …

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Do You Have Unreal Expectations for God’s Word?

In From the Desk of Stephen, Op-Eds by Stephen Cave

People start the year with the best of intentions. Whether they’re setting out to get in shape or to learn a new language, they have high hopes. But by February disappointment and defeat have set in. They give up. The same is true with our goals for Bible reading. We pick out a plan and then… around three weeks in… oops… missed a few days. We think, “Well, that’s not gonna work.” And we decide to maybe give it another …

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The Justice Series: The Story of Israel

In Op-Eds by Mike Kelly

Creation, by God’s very pronouncement, is “very good” at its inception (Gen 1:31). Last week we explored the goodness of creation and this goodness, completeness, as providing a launching point for the biblical narrative from the perspective of justice.