Ways to Advocate for the Suffering
October 29th, 2018

Ways to Advocate for the Suffering

Kendell Borkowski

Part of our Christian call is to care for the vulnerable. In this three-part series , Kendell Borkowski explores how to live out Scripture engagement through her call to adoption and foster care. Find out how you too can act on God’s Word through discerning and responding ...

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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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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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Engage Kids with the Bible Before They Can Read
June 11th, 2018

Engage Kids with the Bible Before They Can Read

Michael Foust

The first time I read the Bible to my oldest child, he tried to eat it. Mind you, he was barely a year old and was teething, and the colorful Bible board book I was holding did resemble every colorful object in his ...

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Reading Scripture with all the Languages of the World
May 21st, 2018

Reading Scripture with all the Languages of the World

Bryan Park

Several weeks ago, I visited the Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C. As I walked through an exhibition hall full of historical Bibles and replicas, I heard recordings of Scriptures being played through the speakers. To my surprise, they were in many different languages—I heard psalms in Hebrew ...

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How to Find a Companion for Your Scripture Reading
May 14th, 2018

How to Find a Companion for Your Scripture Reading

Michael Dechane

One afternoon around lunch one of my oldest and best friends walked up to my desk at work with a book. Without preamble, he handed it to me, already opened to page 8, and said, “I think you should read this.” I did. In the space of the next ...

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How to Pray Before You Read the Bible
March 12th, 2018

How to Pray Before You Read the Bible

Lydia Sheldon

When I first started reading the Bible regularly, I read in energetic bursts. I read because I felt I needed to. It seemed that every few verses, God was speaking to me. I would press my finger to the page, running it over a line of text, as if ...

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