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From Busyness to Purpose

It’s easy to get caught up in the busyness of life and forget the purpose of life. The writer of Ecclesiastes reminds us that God isn’t “all work and no play.” He has given us wonderful gifts to enjoy and he loves seeing his people appreciating those gifts. But of all his gifts, his love […]

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Scripture Union Africa Sees the Power of a Bible in Ghana

Since 1963, Tyndale House Foundation has been involved in supporting ministry on the continent of Africa. Scripture Union Africa is one of the many ministries that Tyndale House Foundation supports.  The former President of Scripture Union Ghana, Jude Hama, came to Tyndale House Publishers recently and shared the ongoing need for Christian literature distribution in […]

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Think the Bible Is Boring?

Think the Bible is boring? Think again! The Bible is filled with amazing, powerful stories that make blockbuster movies seem like a yawn. But for kids, sometimes the just sitting and listening can make the Bible seem less engaging. That’s where the Hands-On Bible comes in. Loaded with activities this full-text Bible makes family devotion […]

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Read With Us Reading Plan for May

Starting May 1st we will use the THRIVE: Journaling Devotional Bible for Women as we spend time in God’s Word to gain a better understanding on how to live in faith and how to respond in times of doubt. Throughout this beautiful wide-margin Bible are reflections, thoughts, notes, and prayers from beloved author and speaker […]

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Immerse: An Unexpected Journey

Shared by Alex Goodwin, Institute for Bible Reading Last week we received an email from Kevin Kellogg, Groups Pastor at Grace Fellowship near Columbus, OH. In January they launched the New Testament Challenge using Immerse: Messiah. Kevin forwarded an email he had received from Todd, a member at Grace Fellowship who has been deeply blessed by his experience […]

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Beware of Complaints

Whether facing overwhelming circumstances or even in the day-to-day drudge of life, it’s often easier to focus on what’s wrong with a situation than look to see how God is seeing us through. Often, that was the response of the Israelites while wandering in the wilderness. Here is an example from the Book of Numbers. […]

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Unite Them, Protect Them, Sanctify Them

by Charles R. Swindoll, taken from the Swindoll Study Bible Read: John 17:6-19 AS JESUS PRAYED for His disciples, He prayed for three things: that they would be unified, that they would be protected from the evil one, and that they would be made holy. First, Jesus prayed for His disciples’ unity. If you study the […]

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Mary’s Testimony: He Is Risen From the Dead

“After Jesus rose from the dead early on Sunday morning, the first person who saw him was Mary Magdalene, the woman from whom he had cast out seven demons.” Mark 16:9, NLT Devotional from the Dancing in the Desert Devotional Bible In a legal setting, the testimony of a woman was considered unreliable, subject to undue […]

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Jesus’ Seven Sayings from the Cross

As we reflect on Christ’s selfless sacrifice, we will use the The Christian Basics Bible to mediate on the significance of Jesus’ sayings from the cross.  The Gospels record seven different sayings spoken by Jesus on the cross. Often used as a focus for reflection on Good Friday, they are traditionally seen as having been spoken […]

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Colorado Springs Pastor Sees Immerse as a New Way of Doing Church

Our friends at the Institute for Bible Reading shared how Immerse: The Bible Reading Experience is helping a congregation in Colorado grow as a community in God’s Word.  by Paul Caminiti Josh Ellis is Executive Pastor at Springs Community Church in Colorado Springs and helped lead their congregation through Immerse: Messiah this past fall. It was déjà vu […]

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