The philosopher and theologian ventures a new hypothesis on Genesis, human origins, and the historical Adam. As head of the ministry Reasonable Faith and a prolific writer on topics of philosophy and theology, William Lane Craig has spent decades staking out sophisticated positions on the toughest questions of Christian faith. But for a long time, his beliefs on one controversial topic—the place of Adam and Eve in biblical and biological history—have remained unsettled. Craig considers this matter at length in his latest book, In Quest of the Historical Adam: A Biblical and Scientific Exploration. Science and religion scholar Melissa Cain…

Has following Jesus become unnecessarily convoluted by modern Christian jargon and heavy systematic theology? Are new believers in Christ paralyzed by being overwhelmed trying to master complicated doctrines, frustrated by a large list of rules for policing their lives, and bewildered by a new (and strange) vocabulary? Bible Gateway interviewed Craig Springer (@CraigMSpringer), author of How to Follow Jesus: A Practical Guide to Growing Your Faith (Zondervan, 2020). Why did you write How to Follow Jesus? Craig Springer: When I first became a Christian, I struggled. I came from a “Christian-y” sort of background but honestly, I had no foundation,…

Do you ever wonder, “Why doesn’t God answer my prayers?” Do you wish you could see the evidence that prayer changes lives? Are you tired of playing it safe with your faith? Does prayer really move the heart of God? What does it mean to pray boldly and powerfully? What are dangerous prayers? In this Q&A, Craig Groeschel (@craiggroeschel) talks about his book, Dangerous Prayers: Because Following Jesus Was Never Meant to Be Safe (Zondervan, 2020). [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, So You Want to Be Useful to God…] Explain your book’s message. Craig Groeschel: I’m incredibly passionate about…

I think there are many Christians who know they should pray, who want to have great faith when they pray, but often don’t. Ed: Talk to me about your latest book and what makes it so significant. Craig: I’m incredibly passionate about this book because it’s really a reflection of the personal struggles I’ve had with my prayer life. I think there are many Christians who know they should pray, who want to have great faith when they pray, but often don’t. We get easily distracted or we end up praying really safe, boring prayers, like, “God, bless my food…