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Why Typeface Matters – The Creation of the NRSV Typeface – Christian Article

By Melinda Bouma A few years ago, while researching how to continue to improve the readability and beauty of the Bibles we publish, I came across this presentation that Mark Ward made to his church about Why Typography Matters. This interesting video is inspiring and affirming for many of us who love to wrestle with such matters in our daily work. My research at the time was in preparation for the creation of a new proprietary collection of fonts, but…

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Video: How to Color a Bible Verse – Christian Article

Content manager for Bible Gateway Watch this fun time-lapse video coloring in Proverbs 3:5-6 in the Beautiful Word Coloring Bible. It’s more than just trendy. It’s a wonderful way to slow down—and soak up Scripture! [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Zondervan Releases NIV Beautiful Word Coloring Bible] With hundreds of inspiring verses illustrated in detailed, ready-to-color line art, the Beautiful Word Coloring Bible (KJV, NKJV, and NIV) employs the proven stress-relieving benefits of… This is Only a Snippet of…

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The Perfect Graduation Gift (It Can be Hard to Find!) – Christian Article

By Melinda Bouma That season is quickly upon us, in which family, friends, babysitters, youth group kids, neighbors, our colleagues’ kids, and perhaps our very own kids are graduating. When it’s your own child, you know them well enough to know what they want (or need). But the older we get, the more frequently we may be invited to graduation parties for the children of our friends or colleagues; for 17- and 18-year-olds we don’t know well. And in those…

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How Can You Find a Biblical Role Model for Your Teen? – Christian Article

Aside from Jesus himself, few people in Scripture are presented as obvious heroes. Most are portrayed as complicated people, prone to occasional failure, who nevertheless were used by God in extraordinary ways. That’s why they make such great role models for your complicated teen, who also may be prone to occasional failure. [Sign up to receive in your emailbox the free Bible Verse of the Day from Bible Gateway] Here are four women and six men to consider in your…

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5 Ways to Share Your Faith with New Parents and Baby – Christian Article

With flowers blooming, birds chirping, and sun shining, the spring season makes us think of new life. Just like the world during springtime, new parents who are welcoming a little bundle of joy into the world are undergoing a beautiful change. [Sign up to receive the free email Bible Verse of the Day from Bible Gateway] But it can be a trying time for newly-minted moms and dads as they try to figure out a new rhythm. How can you…

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Read the Bible in a New Configuration – Christian Article

An Ancient Presentation of Scripture Three aspects about the organization of the Bible must be understood from the start: The books that comprise the Bible weren’t assigned designated places in the table of contents. While all 66 books are sacred, the order in which they’re organized is not. There are multiple ways of organizing the individual books of the Bible depending on the type of reading experience desired. The traditional configuration of the Bible—the one you probably grew up with—has…

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