Is Your City Among the Most Bible-Minded or Least Bible-Minded?

The American Bible Society and Barna Research recently released a study showing the U.S. cities that are the most Bible-minded. Top contenders include:

Chattanooga, Birmingham, Roanoke, and Springfield.

But what if your city didn’t make the top 10? Or even top 50?

Is Your City Among the Most Bible-Minded or Least Bible-Minded?

(Infographic Source: The American Bible Society)

How can you bring the Bible back to your town? How can your church engage your community?

This spring, we’re inviting you to join us as we dive deep into Scripture. During the 40 days leading up to Easter, we’ll be reading the entire New Testament. Don’t worry—it will only take carving out about 30 minutes to read about 7 chapters per day.

And we want you to join us. Here’s what you’ll need:

  1. A print out of the Lent Challenge: 40 Day New Testament Reading Guide to pop in your Bible. (Click here to download for free).
  2. A copy of your favorite Bible translation or download the YouVersion app on your phone. You can even listen to the audio Bible for free. (Click here to learn how).
  3. A group of friends to join you! We have  (Click here for more details).

This Lent, we can bring the Bible back to our communities.

Invite your small group, Bible study, women’s ministry, or entire congregation to join us on the adventure of a lifetime. Our friends at FBC Brandenburg in Kentucky and Bakerstown UMC in Pennsylvania are encouraging their whole church to join the #LentChallenge.

Is Your City Among the Most Bible-Minded or Least Bible-Minded?

The youth group at Cold Springs Community Church in California and the congregation from Crossview Covenant Church in Minnesota are IN for the #LentChallenge. We have people asking their co-workers, neighbors, in-laws, out-laws, and even non-believing friends to come along and discover who Jesus is.

Instead of just giving up something for Lent this year, let’s lay hold of something greater. [Tweet this]

Spend seven weeks this spring walking alongside Jesus, listening to his life-changing teachings, and falling more in love with God and his Word with each turning page. Our hope and prayer is that at the end of the next 40 days, you’ll be so spiritually full, you’ll never want to live on empty again.

Is Your City Among the Most Bible-Minded or Least Bible-Minded?

Your turn: Where is your city on the list? Who are you inviting to join in the #LentChallenge?

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