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Podcast: Habits for Better Bible Reading (Drew Hunter)

This article is part of the The Crossway Podcast series. A Life Saturated with Scripture In this episode, Drew Hunter discusses advice for Christians eager to reinvigorate, or maybe jumpstart for the first time, a consistent Bible-reading habit. He reflects on how to avoid viewing time in God's word as merely a task on a... Read more

Judge Orders School District to Halt Prayers, Bible Reading after ACLU Suit

Judge Orders School District to Halt Prayers, Bible Reading after ACLU Suit A federal judge this week ordered a Tennessee school district and its employees not to participate in or promote religion at school activities after the district acknowledged it had allowed certain religious expressions in violation of U.S. Supreme Court decisions.U.S. District Judge Waverly... Read more

Review of Reading While Black

Go and make disciples of all nations (Matthew 28:19, NIV) Jesus is the manifestation of Gods love for the ethnicities of the world. (Reading While Black, p106) For all the emphasis often placed on the Great Commission, the underlying message of Gods love for the ethnicities of the world has been repeatedly obscured throughout American... Read more

Bible Reading Marathon Kicks Off in Washington, D.C.

Bible Reading Marathon Kicks Off in Washington, D.C. The Bible Reading Marathon has begun in Washington, D.C. and will continue until Sept. 16.A group of speakers began reading Genesis at 2 p.m. EST on Saturday and will continue reading for 90 continuous hours until Wednesday at 10 a.m.The 5-day reading marathon at the Faith & Liberty... Read more

New nationwide initiative to get the Church reading together

A nationwide book club is launching later this month to bring the UK's Christians together in reading.  The Big Church Read is the initiative of Hodder Faith and St Andrew's Bookshop, and will get underway on 21 September. It is an extension of the Big Church Reads which have run in individual churches for several... Read more

Review: Reading While Black by Esau McCaulley

Nearly every book is a part of an ongoing conversation. Reading While Black: African American Biblical Interpretation as an Exercise in Hope steps into the dialogue around a question that has raged since enslaved Africans arrived on North American soil: to what degree is the Bibleand its messagereally good news for black people in this... Read more

Crossway+ Special: Fall Reading Sale

An Exclusive Deal for Crossway+ Members Starting today and running through September 7, 2020, Crossway+ members receive 60% off select titles and free shipping in the continuous US. Not a Crossway+ Member? Create a free Crossway+ account. Then, browse the list below to see updated pricing. Essential Evangelicalism: The Enduring Influence of Carl F. H.... Read more

10 Common Mistakes People Make When Reading Revelation

Cindi McMenamin Crosswalk.com Contributing Writer The book of Revelation is either the most exciting or the most frustrating book of the Bible to read. It can be exciting when youre looking at prophecy fulfilled or frustrating when youre confused about what is literal, what is symbolic, what is future and what is past. It can... Read more

Tony Dungy on Pro-Choice Pastors: What Are They Reading? ‘It Couldnt Be the Bible’

Tony Dungy on Pro-Choice Pastors: What Are They Reading? 'It Couldnt Be the Bible' Television commentator and NFL analyst Tony Dungy, who has not shied away from hot-button issues on social media in recent months, dove into the subject of abortion Thursday and made clear he believes the Bibles teachings are pro-life.The Super Bowl-winning coach... Read more

Man the Harpoons!: Reading Moby Dick and Sailing the Twittersphere Looking for a Whale to Kill – Christ and Pop Culture

Somewhere beneath the breakers and swells of time lie the uneasy bones of those high school English teachers who watched, year after year, scores of students sail through their classroom, their curricular ocean, without catching their own appreciation for (or sometimes even reading) the Great Books. They flung their harpoons and lectures and assigned their... Read more

57 Percent of Churchgoers Say the Bible Is ‘Challenging’ When Reading on Their Own

57 Percent of Churchgoers Say the Bible Is 'Challenging' When Reading on Their Own An overwhelming majority of Protestant churchgoers say they are confident they could address someones doubts about the truthfulness of Scripture, but many churchgoers nevertheless say they also find the Bible challenging at times, according to a new poll.The LifeWay... Read more

Reading Scripture Like a Berean May Look Different Than You Think

Acts 17 tells us that the Bereans examined the Scriptures daily to see if the things Paul was saying were so (Acts 17:1011). But what exactly did that look like? As evangelicals, were people of the sacred text, committed to the centrality and authority of the Scriptures. Yet in our concern for the enduring sacred... Read more

American Bible Society: Scripture Reading Has Fallen during the Pandemic

American Bible Society: Scripture Reading Has Fallen during the Pandemic An American Bible Society report shows that Scripture engagement has fallen during the coronavirus pandemic.According to the 10th annual State of the Bible report, Scripture engagement is directly tied to in-person church participation."Faith communities have demonstrated incredible resilience, innovation and empathy through the... Read more

The Afterword: Conversations on Books, Reading, and the Church – Tim Challies

This week the blog is sponsored by Westminster Bookstore and they are introducing a New Web Series and Podcast. We launched The Afterword because we dont want our ministry to the readers of the Church to end with the delivery of a book. To that end, we hope these digital discussions will foster a culture... Read more

Prayers after three killed in Reading stabbing; Attack being treating as terror-related

(Photo: Reuters)The Bishop of Reading has spoken of her sadness over the death of three people in a stabbing attack in Reading on Saturday night.  Three more were seriously injured in the attack in Forbury Gardens at about 19:00 BST.  A 25-year-old man was detained at the scene and arrested for murder after reportedly being... Read more

Prayers after three killed in Reading stabbing

(Photo: Reuters)The Bishop of Reading has spoken of her sadness over the death of three people in a stabbing attack in Reading on Saturday night. Three more were seriously injured in the attack in Forbury Gardens at about 19:00 BST.  A 25-year-old man from Reading was detained at the scene and arrested for murder after reportedly... Read more

Crossway+ Special: 40% Off Select Summer Reading Titles

An Exclusive Deal for Crossway+ Members Starting today and running through June 15, 2020, Crossway+ members receive 40% off the selected titles in the following categories and free shipping in the contiguous US. Not a Crossway+ Member? Create a free Crossway+ account. Then, browse the list below to see updated pricing. Resources for Children God... Read more

The Underrated Potential of One-to-One Bible Reading

Imagine if everyone in your church were regularly reading the Bible. Everyone? you might ask. I dont even read it regularly. But if this happened at your church, do you think your church would grow in the likeness of Christ? Imagine if everyone in your church were regularly engaged in evangelistic relationships. Maybe a few... Read more

Dont Let Your Bible Reading Plan Die in Leviticus

For many Christians, the five books of the Pentateuch are flyover countryespecially Leviticus. Written at least 3,000 years ago, it feels foreign to the modern reader. Page after page of detailed regulations about blood sacrifice, dietary laws, swift and violent judgments, and longwinded rules about how to cleanse a house from leprosy, make relating difficult.... Read more

The Greatest Every day Bible Studying Plan for Children – Tim Challies

[ad_1] It looks as if ages in the past that David Murray started to create devotionals for youngsters and to launch them by means of his weblog. I shortly realized their distinctive worth and commenced to provide them to my very own youngsters. Of their first type these devotionals have been simply fundamental Microsoft Phrase... Read more

With Kids Dwelling, Have Them Be a part of the 10 Million Others Studying the Journey Bible – Bible Gateway Weblog

[ad_1] The Journey Bible, revealed by Zonderkidz, has surpassed 10 million items offered since first showing 31 years in the past. [Seize your spyglass and compass and signal as much as obtain the Journey Bible Household Devotions free once-a-week e-mail devotional from Zonderkidz and Bible Gateway] Created in 1989 by Dr. Larry Richards, the Journey... Read more

A Story of Two Burgesses: On Studying Effectively in The Twilight Zone – Christ and Pop Tradition

[ad_1] Tlisted here are few tv collection extra consciously literate than Rod Serlings basic Twilight Zone (19591964). Serling earned a BA in Literature following his World Struggle II service, and his love of bookswhether via story patterns, allusions, or direct referencesis evident in each product he created or supervised. However The Twilight Zone was uniquely... Read more

COVID-19: Bible Studying Plan of Assurance – Bible Gateway Weblog

[ad_1] Content material supervisor for Bible Gateway Throughout these uncommon and unprecedented days, we have to repeatedly remind ourselves of God’s windfall, energy, and love. To that finish, Bible Gateway has created the next 14-day Bible Studying Plan that will help you focus your consideration on God’s grandeur and greatness by studying Bible tales of... Read more

Eight Bible Studying Habits to Set up as a Younger Particular person

[ad_1] Begin Now to Type Good Habits There have been years after I didnt learn my Bible in any respect. Typically, I'd do it on and off, a couple of days then cease, a couple of weeks then cease. Different instances I'd do it legalistically, considering that I needed to learn a sure variety of... Read more

#middlegrademarch, Studying Challenges, and Our Superabundance of Selection

[ad_1] Each different Tuesday in Storied, Ok. B. Hoyle explores the methods our cultural narratives act on us individually and in society as an entire. It’s March! And for some folks within the corners of social media who weblog about books, evaluate books, or take footage of books for Instagram (generally known as bookstagrammers), which means #middlegrademarch. Or,... Read more