This week on the podcast we share the second part of a two-part interview Blessing had with Bobby Gruenewald — Innovation Leader at Life.Church and creator of YouVersion / Bible App. In this episode they talk about the YouVersion Prayer feature and forming habits that help us grow spiritually.[Read more…] about Bobby Gruenewald: YouVersion Prayer, Resources & You (Part II) [Podcast #308]
I suspect I’m not alone in my whole world being flipped upside down this last month or so. This has born out in my personal life but also professional life. In the grand scale, our companies marketing plan has completely shifted and in the smaller scale, every article and even sentence needs to consider how it reflects the pandemic.
Simple statements like “viral messaging” suddenly have a connotations that we don’t want to spr…want to pas…want.
As I read my notes on exegesis for study yesterday, I realized that this is a perfect example of the importance of historical context.[Read more…] about What Covid-19 Can Teach Us About Historical Context and Bible Reading
Do you track your Bible reading? Have you considered using Notion to track your Bible reading? Well that’s exactly what Theology Nights has set about doing in 2020. I know that other ChurchMag writers like Jesse and Blessing are big fans of Notion so I was interested to learn more about Notion and how I might like to use it for my own Bible reading tracking.
Have you ever seen something and then thought… “Wait! We can do that?” That’s exactly how I feel when I see Jason Mayfield’s videos when he customizes his Bibles, or as I like to call it Bible hacking.
I discovered Jason when I was trying to make heads and tails of all the different types of ESV Journaling Bibles (I’ve been looking for a Bible where I can easily add notes and highlights). Jason’s video helped explain the differences and then it took me down a long rabbit hole of his videos. Check out this video on how he prepared his Bibles for use.
I think I’m getting old. The first thing that tipped me off was that I was discovering a growing disdain for any music that I didn’t listen to in high school. Next came my desire for an increase in the analogue-watches, pens, pencils, and books. All these things could easily be replaced with digital versions, but now, I have an appreciation of holding something truly exquisite, truly exceptional in my hands. Fast forward a year or two and I’m holding the most premium Book I’ve ever held in my life- Crossway’s ESV Preaching Bible. [Read more…] about Crossway’s ESV Preaching Bible [Saturday Morning Review]