Review: The NIV Study Bible

My big confession: I have never been a fan of study Bibles. I have always wanted Bibles with significant margins so I can put in my own notes. With the coming of digital Bibles and resources, I have utilized the marking tools and notetaking tools of Logos to build my own system. When I studyContinue reading “Review: The NIV Study Bible”

NIV Faithlife Study Bible — Review

I had the good fortune of being sent the NIV Faithlife Study Bible for review purposes. I am thankful to Zondervan and their marketing team for making this available. Over the years I have shied away from study Bibles. They are big and bulky and even then they are too limiting in the ability toContinue reading “NIV Faithlife Study Bible — Review”

The value of a digital Bible

It was simple. I was going over to the library of the college where I teach to do some study. My physical Bible was with me as well as my notes on the passage I was working on. Within three minutes of getting into the library I found the huge advantage of what I hadContinue reading “The value of a digital Bible”

A new Bible publishing venture

It’s not about a new translation… thank God! It’s about a new venture to try and appeal to the DESIGN of the Bible. How it looks and reads compared to other novels and books we put in our hands. It’s also about an appeal to excellence in publishing once again. It’s a Kickstarter phenom right now,Continue reading “A new Bible publishing venture”

Paper or… digital?

A recent BibleGateway poll found that people still like taking a physical Bible to church. Overwhelmingly. I haven’t found that percentage to be SO high in our church. There are a good number of people using their phones or tablets now. But we still have a majority using physical Bibles. While I am getting moreContinue reading “Paper or… digital?”

Book Review: “The Voice” New Testament

“The Voice” is a New Testament translation coming from Thomas Nelson. Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from Thomas Nelson Publishers as part of their <; book review bloggers program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing thisContinue reading “Book Review: “The Voice” New Testament”

New Book for Review Just Arrived

It’s actually a new translation called “The Voice” from Thomas Nelson. They sent me a complimentary copy for review. I admit, seeing one of the contributors (not one of the translators) had me skeptical. But I took it to my son’s swim meet tonight and read through some passages. I am pleasantly surprised! I lookContinue reading “New Book for Review Just Arrived”