“Reading the Bible isn’t the same as studying the Bible.”
I remember learning that as a kid, sitting in the far-left row of Mrs. Bucy’s Sunday school class. Back then, Bible study tools were printed Bibles, bulky concordances (and even bulkier commentaries), and easy-to-misplace paper notebooks.
Today, we can study the Bible from anywhere with a multitude of free Bible study apps. I may be slightly biased, but I’d recommend the free Bible app with 4.8 stars, rated by over 101,000+ people—Logos Bible Study. The newest version just released! [Read more…]
“I feel thin, sort of stretched, like butter scraped over too much bread.” (The unnaturally aged Bilbo Baggins says this on his eleventy-first birthday in The Fellowship of the Ring.)
Can you relate?
I’ve felt it, and I’m not even a pastor. So what do you do about it?
There’s the spiritual aspect of relying on God and his power instead of our own—undeniably, that’s where we should all start. But there’s another action we can take . . . [Read more…]