Have you struggled to help your people understand how and why to read the Bible? Have you ever wondered how to get your church family to read the same Bible passages together, on some kind of a unified reading plan? Are you tired of the worn out approach to "Read the Bible in a Year!"?
Glenn Paauw brings the HEAT and makes his case for reading - simply reading - the pure Bible, and just the Bible - not notes, cross references, charts and graphs, summaries, etc. Glenn is somewhat of a "The Bible and nothing but the Bible, Ma'am".
Several hundred years ago some folks thought it was a good idea to chop up the Bible into an unrecognizable assortment of chapters and verses - and Glenn shares some of the history of Bible creation regarding physical versions of the Scripture. He shares some of the pitfalls of the chapters and verses creation and also the drawbacks of the Study Bible approach to Bible publication.
Finally, Glenn Paauw, from the ImmerseBible.com project team and the Institute for Bible Reading, offers a fresh and creative approach to helping your entire church get on the same page, no pun intended, in their Bible reading together, emphasizing reading the Bible in community. You're going to like this episode!
A little info on our buddy Glenn...
Glenn Paauw has worked in Bible ministry for 28 years publishing, researching, speaking, and writing on the topic of reading and living the Bible well. He led the development of the revolutionary The Books of the Bible format that uncovers the natural literary form of the Scriptures, which served as the foundational piece of the Community Bible Experience church program. Glenn lives in Colorado Springs, CO and is the author of Saving the Bible From Ourselves - Learning To Read and Live the Bible Well...
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