From Bible Gateway’s Weekly Brief

Christian History Told Through 33 Objects: If you had to select 33 objects throughout history to represent the birth, growth, and effectiveness of Christianity, what would you choose to best reflect God’s enduring grace through the centuries? And what narrative would you write that would weave them all together in telling the story of what God is accomplishing in the world? Tangible relics such as these offer rich links of understanding between Christians of the first and 21st centuries. Bible Gateway interviewed Tim Challiesabout his book, Epic: An Around-the-World Journey Through Christian History. (Click hereto read more.) 

Even Non-Believers Can Agree on Facts Concerning Jesus: Did you know that, even though they don’t believe in the atoning sacrifice of Jesus, scholars who are not Christians do agree with believers on some matters concerning Jesus? Surprisingly, there’s a lot upon which everyone can agree. When surveying historical scholarship, Christians, agnostics, and skeptics have no other option but to affirm certain truths about Jesus. Bible Gateway interviewed Justin W. Bass about his book, The Bedrock of Christianity: The Unalterable Facts of Jesus’ Death and Resurrection. (Click here to read more.) 

How to Create Calm in the Midst of Chaos: Three-time Emmy award nominee actor Dondré Whitfield, author of Male vs. Man: How to Honor Women, Teach Children, and Elevate Men to Change the World says, “I work in an industry where super-talented people go off the deep end and make decisions that damage their reputations. Most of this comes from feeling like they’re always in an environment of chaos, unable to feel calm or secure. But God is my measure of security …” (Click here to read more.)

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