5 Major Concerns About the State of the Bible in the U.S.

The American Bible Society released a very robust report on their findings from a large research project on the “state of the Bible.” There are some very encouraging trends related to Bible engagement among Americans and the major impact Bible engagement has upon us. According to research, reading the Bible increases our joy, our outlook […]

6 Reasons to Rejoice over Recent Research on Bible Engagement

The American Bible Society recently released a very robust report on their findings from a large research project on the “state of the Bible.” Over 3300 adults were surveyed and the findings are presented in a 200-page e-book. You can download here. The research reveals some troubling and concerning trends, which I will share in […]

4 Ways to Make Reading Your Bible a Daily Habit in 2020

Charles Spurgeon said, “Nobody ever outgrows Scripture; the book widens and deepens with our years.” The more we read the Bible, the more likely we are to wish we read more of it. That’s what the State of the Bible 2019 found when they surveyed people on how consistently they interacted with the Bible and […]

7 Signs We Are Not Spiritually Hungry

We all hunger for something, at all times. Whether for position, for influence, for affluence, for possessions, for a relationship, or for righteousness – we are hungry for something. Jesus said that only those who hunger and thirst for righteousness will be filled. In Jesus’ Kingdom, the only way to be satisfied is to be […]

2 Things to Remember About Living by Faith in Our Hard-Working World

We live in a world that values hard work, achievement, and success. Most of us have experienced the pressure to perform. Have you ever: …practiced and practiced more to earn the starting position on the team (because you’re easily replaceable)? …studied hard enough to land at a reputable University (because how else will you land […]

Research Reveals the 5 Biggest Influencers on Your Child’s Spiritual Health

What do you think makes the biggest impact on a child’s spiritual development? Dinner as a family? Parents who don’t miss special events? Having church friends? Being at a good Christian school? Being at a church with a vibrant kids and student ministry? While surely those are all good things and things I want for […]