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3 Things That Will Definitely Happen in 2021

Bethany McIlrath | December 17th 2020

Every December, the internet teems with predictions of what the next year will hold. Last year, many 2020 predictions were based on trends gaining traction, like the growth of podcasts and streaming services. Some predicted a rise in travel and a buzz around sports being featured in the summer Olympics for the first time.... continue reading

Bestsellers of 2020

Michael Page | December 15th 2020

Looking back on 2020, we are in some ways glad to see it come to an end, as you may be as well. At the same time, we give thanks for the ways in which God has worked through us and enabled us to release all manner of titles used to strengthen his church and to reach non-believers with the good news of the gospel. Please join us in thanking God for for these best-selling books of 2020, including a few award winners too!... continue reading

Top 7 Christian Book Reviewers To Follow In 2021

Bethany McIlrath | December 10th 2020

Reviewers regularly share info about upcoming releases by The Good Book Company and from several other publishers as well. They share thoughtful recommendations of books to build others up in Christ. We asked some of the many amazing Christian book reviewers we recommend following in 2021 to tell us a little about themselves.... continue reading

In-Person and Virtual Christmas Service Ideas for Ministry Leaders

Abigail Talbott | December 1st 2020

Whether you are meeting in-person or online, Christmas is a great opportunity to grow in the knowledge of the Lord together as God’s people and to share the good news of the gospel with the world. ... continue reading

Sermon Prep Tips for The New Year from Fellow Pastors

Abigail Talbott | November 30th 2020

The new year is just around the corner, and while most of the world will cling to the empty hope found in a new calendar, our hope as believers is found year-round in Christ! What better way to cling to that hope than through God’s word? To spur you on in your time of study, we asked a few of you for any tips and tricks you have to encourage each other. Who better to encourage you in your time in God’s word than other pastors and ministry leaders? ... continue reading

The God we Need

Jennie Pollock | November 26th 2020

If we’re honest, most of us have cried this, or something like it, to God at some point in our lives. Yes, we can repeat that “we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose” (Romans 8:28), but sometimes there are things that just don’t seem good no matter which way we look at them.... continue reading

How Corey Miller Uses Testimony to Reach Mormons

Corey Miller | November 24th 2020

Christians are sometimes baffled after presenting what they take to be knock-down arguments against Mormonism, only to hear the Mormon double down about how they know it is true regardless, as if they are saying, “Never mind the facts; I’ve got a feeling.”... continue reading

Christmas Doesn’t Ignore Your Pain

David Mathis | November 19th 2020

Some buoyant personalities can celebrate Christmas even in hard seasons of life, seemingly unfazed. But for others, all the talk of joy and merriment at Christmas can make our sorrows feel all the more acute and our pains all the more painful. Normal life is hard enough. It’s even harder when all the world seems to be singing, ringing bells, and pretending everything’s suddenly merry.... continue reading

Ruth is one of the best short stories ever written. Study it with me.

Tony Merida | November 17th 2020

A short while ago I announced to my church that we were going to study Ruth as our church’s Advent series. Several people cheered! We are not an overly expressive church, and so this vocal celebration struck me. Why are Bible readers so drawn to the book of Ruth?... continue reading

Free Sample of our Advent Devotional for 2020

David Mathis | November 12th 2020

Read a preview of The Christmas We Didn't Expect, new Advent devotional from David Mathis, executive editor for Desiring God. These reflections help us to lift our eyes to wonder of the incarnation and worship the one who came to save us and make our futures certain. The following extract is a devotion for the first day in December.... continue reading

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