Bible Engager's Blog
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Bible Engager's Blog
Encountering God in the Daily Rhythms of Life
August 20th, 2018

Encountering God in the Daily Rhythms of Life

Annelise Jolley

The Christian liturgical year is built around feast days, seasons of fasting, and the ordinary time in between. How do we faithfully structure our eating rhythms, and how might they lead us deeper into Scripture? In this three-part series , writer Annelise Jolley explores the spiritual implications ...

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Listening as a Way of Loving Others Like Jesus
August 13th, 2018

Listening as a Way of Loving Others Like Jesus

Sarah Zaske

A typical Manhattan morning is noisy, crowded, and busy, and this day was no exception. Like the thousands of individuals I shared the sidewalk with, I had somewhere to be and was running late. As I hurried down Fifth Avenue, I heard a noise that stood ...

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How to Find Strength and Nourishment Through Fasting
August 6th, 2018

How to Find Strength and Nourishment Through Fasting

Annelise Jolley

The Christian liturgical year is built around feast days, seasons of fasting, and the ordinary time in between. How do we faithfully structure our eating rhythms, and how might they lead us deeper into Scripture? In this three-part series , writer Annelise Jolley explores the connection between ...

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Are You Longing for Something More?
July 30th, 2018

Are You Longing for Something More?

Laura Gish

Why does a pervasive longing and restless disquiet fill our lives, despite brief moments of fulfillment? How can we satisfy this ache that is so profound it leaves us wanting something we cannot name? In The Holy Longing: The Search for a Christian Spirituality, ...

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Feast on Scripture in Preparation for the Great Feast
July 23rd, 2018

Feast on Scripture in Preparation for the Great Feast

Annelise Jolley

The Christian liturgical year is built around feast days, seasons of fasting, and the ordinary time in between. How do we faithfully structure our eating rhythms, and how might they lead us deeper into Scripture? In this three-part series , writer Annelise Jolley explores the connection between ...

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How to Start Reading the Bible with Friends
July 16th, 2018

How to Start Reading the Bible with Friends

Ann-Margret Hovsepian

Every weekday morning, after I’ve gone for my walk, had breakfast, and tidied up my living room, I unlock my front door and wait for Lilit to come over for morning devotions. About 20 years younger than me, Lilit has lived next door since our church helped her move ...

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How to Unlock the Bible’s Poetry
July 9th, 2018

How to Unlock the Bible’s Poetry

Michael Dechane

Philip Yancey’s book, The Bible Jesus Read , was a helpful and inspiring guide for me when I began reading the Bible and found myself struggling to engage with the Old Testament. His reflections helped me find a foothold to begin reading the prophets and wisdom literature. One ...

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The Unexpected Delight of Listening to the Bible
July 2nd, 2018

The Unexpected Delight of Listening to the Bible

Lydia Sheldon

I used to read my Bible every morning with a cup of coffee and a journal full of notes and prayers—a scene worthy of Instagram. That habit of consistent Bible study filled my heart with God’s voice. But I’m not there right now. After a ...

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