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Understanding the overarching story of the entire Bible is really important. – Ken Weigel
Ken Weigel, Senior Director of Strategies for The Bible Project, joins us on this week’s podcast to talk about the importance of seeing the “big picture” of the Bible. His ministry provides free videos that help people see the Bible for what it is: a beautifully unified and wonderfully true Story.
I love Star Wars. Really, I probably love Star Wars too much. I grew up in a family that greatly enjoyed the original trilogy, so some of my earliest memories involve watching them, rewinding the VHS tapes, and watching them again. As I entered college and the workforce, I began collecting the books—further adventures of the iconic characters. I could tell you some ridiculously obscure trivia about each character, planet, film, spaceship, etc. ad infinitum if you had the grace and patience to listen. I’ve laughed and cried over the plights of Luke, Leia, Han, Lando, Chewbacca, and the droids.
To know that God loves His enemies so much that He sent His own Son to live and die for them—I think that will have a transforming impact upon the lives of many. – Fergus Macdonald
Stephanie, Oral Bible Translation Project Coordinator at Faith Comes By Hearing, shares the exciting vision of oral Bible translation—communities with no written language will be counted among those standing before the throne of God in the Last Day!
Imagine this: You’re sitting on a worn, wooden bench—or even the floor—of a tiny church in a rural community. Maybe you walked hours just to be here, carrying the weight of the troubles from this past week into this place of rest. Your feet hurt, your lips are dry, and your soul is longing for that precious Word of God to be spoken into your heart so that you may be refreshed once again.
A recent Barna group study found that 51% of churchgoers are not familiar with the term “Great Commission.”
Hold on a second…
Over half of churchgoers don’t know what the Great Commission is. Yep, you read that right. That means one in every two churchgoing people.
It’s estimated that there are over 7,300 languages around the world. A little less than 700 of those languages have a full Bible. – Dr. John Chesnut, President and CEO of Wycliffe USA
We were told, ‘These women have traveled fifteen kilometers just to receive the Audio Bible.’ That was so impactful for us. – Helen Etyang
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