Author - Ray Deck III

Born in WV, Ray escaped to North Carolina at a young age. He came to Logos after an 8 year stint at a faith-based nonprofit in New York. When he is not assembling sequences of words, he’s probably running, surfing or shooting skeet, but you should probably go look for him. He has a terrible sense of direction and is probably lost.

The 9 Best Study Bibles on Logos

I’ve written about the most important factors to consider when choosing a study Bible, including how the Faithlife Study Bible performs in each of them. This is a powerful resource that has something to offer no matter where you are in your...

3 Ways to Uncover Biblical Themes

The key to understanding a Scripture passage is often to first understand the larger theme of the book it’s in. Commentaries or study Bibles may point out major themes for you, but you can find them yourself if you know where to look. Here are...

Introducing Faithlife Plugins

Did you know we had Faithlife plugins? Use the new “Join my group” plugin to connect your church’s website and Faithlife, so that when someone asks you for instructions on joining your church’s Faithlife group, you can say...

Introducing Faithlife Discussions

Faith-Based Discussions Faithlife groups help facilitate faith-based discussions. A healthy faith community always contains diverse opinions, experiences, and interpretations of Scripture. Navigating the differences can be spiritually enriching in a...

Spurgeon’s Critics

Who would dare criticize the Charles Spurgeon, the great prince of preachers? Maybe more people than you think. The Spurgeon Commentary: Galatians opens with a brief biography of his ministry. This passage might surprise you: When 19-year-old...

How to Study the Bible

Reading the Faithlife Study Bible the other day, I happened across a great article titled “How to Study the Bible.” Once more I was impressed by the depth and helpfulness of this tool. Here’s an excerpt: While we may wish that the...