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This Lent thousands of you joined me in reading the Bible through in 40-days. It was fast and furious. But now it’s time to slow down and dive in deep.

Ready to go on another wild Biblical adventure?

We’re planning to dive into the Gospel of John and the book of Genesis over twelve weeks this summer. Continue Reading...

What I learned about God and myself after Reading the Entire Bible in 40 Days

I can’t believe The 40-Day Bible Reading Challenge is over. Don’t worry, you haven’t missed out. You can grab a FREE reading plan, here.

We began around February 14 —a day of love and we concluded on the eve of Easter—another day of love.

Some days the reading was easy and delightful. Other days it felt brutally hard. Some days the Word came alive, anew, afresh. Other days, it felt stale, dry, and distant. Some days the discipline boiled down to checking a box. Other days I didn’t want to stop reading.

Along the way, I learned a few things about myself: Continue Reading...

Shrouded in Mystery: Tips of the Trade for Understanding Revelation

It’s almost time to celebrate.

If you read yesterday’s post, you’ll know that I’m party-crashing Holy Week.

Why?

Because for the last six weeks, thousands of crazypants people like me took the plunge and committed to reading the entire Bible (yep—you read that right) in 40 days. (You can read how to join us and download a free reading guide, here).

And. We’re. Almost. Done.

I can’t help but start the celebration early, even if that does mean party-crashing Holy Week.

Throughout the last several weeks, God has been wowing, astounding, and infiltrating us with his message of hope, love, mercy, and grace. [Tweet this] This weekend not only marks the culmination of our 40 Day Bible Challenge, but the celebration of Jesus’s resurrection. Continue Reading...

Just Give Me Jesus

I don’t know about you, but there have been times during the 40 Day Bible Reading Challenge where my eyes glaze over, I skim, and ask “What have I gotten myself into?” Continue Reading...

In the 40-Day Bible Reading Challenge, we had the opportunity to dive into Proverbs last week. My mind is still spinning around some of the moments of brilliance I read. I adore the way Eugene Peterson breaths fresh imagery and language into these Biblical gems.

Here are 6 breathtaking quotables from the Proverbs. [Tweet this] All are within an easy click to Tweet to your friends and Pin-able for all your fellow Pinterest-lovers!

PROVERBS“Don't ever say, “I’ll get you for that!” Wait for God; he’ll settle the score.” —Proverbs 20:22, #livewonderstruck [Tweet this]

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