Category Archives: Bible Study

Why Chuck Swindoll is Preaching from the New Living Translation

Many years ago when I first started following Jesus I would listen to Chuck Swindoll on Insight for Living almost every weeknight. Since there was no local church I could attend then, Chuck was most influential in my spiritual growth when I was I was a new Christian. I deeply respect Chuck’s teaching and opinions. Continue reading Why Chuck Swindoll is Preaching from the New Living Translation

Tools and Resources using the 2011 ESV Bible Translation

I want to show you some of the great resources that are ready to use and share using the English Standard Version (ESV) Bible translation. I also want to let you know some interesting things about the ESV that you may not know. Crossway Books, the publisher of the ESV Bible has made it very easy for apps and resources to be created using the ESV Bible text leading to some fun tools that you should try.

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RightNow Media Library – 6 Suggested Ministry Videos – 12/17/13

RightNow Media River Rock Church Recommended Videos

Our church just purchased a RightNow Media library Subscription for our members. Since there are over 2,000 videos trying to choose a video to watch may seem overwhelming. As I find time to watch videos I will post information on a few the resources I really thought were good, helpful and/or interesting. Continue reading RightNow Media Library – 6 Suggested Ministry Videos – 12/17/13

Try this Bible reading experience for Advent this Christmas Season

YouVersion ChristmasRediscovering the Christmas Season – A new Bible reading experience for Advent this Christmas Season

Start a new Christmas tradition with a non-traditional twist on the season of Advent. An ideal start date for this adventure is December 1st, while an earlier start allows a more relaxed pace. Includes reflection questions and action steps to center each day on Christ.

click here to get started https://www.bible.com/reading-plans/26-rediscovering-the-christmas-season

Many People aren’t reading – Give them a readable Bible

Reading and Understanding Gods WordThis shocking info graphic states what appear to be obvious: there are a lot of people that won’t read. They are spoon fed information on the TV and watch plots unfold at the movies. They watch life revealed on youtube videos and prefer to get their news by short articles and Tweets with 140 maximum characters.

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This is the most delightful Bible – The Chronological Life Application Study Bible

I have a lot of Bibles and enjoy reading a variety of Bible translations. The end of the NIV 1984 Bible pushed me to spend a lot of time comparing Bibles and Bible translations over the last six months. I was surprised to find that this Chronological Life Application Bible was the most enjoyable and intriguing Bible for me. Continue reading This is the most delightful Bible – The Chronological Life Application Study Bible