How You Can Get Your Church Members Reading the Bible Regularly: An Interview with Alex Goodwin

Episode #824
October 24, 2023
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Thom welcomes Alex Goodwin, co-founder of the Institute for Bible Reading and co-creator of “Immerse: The Bible Reading Experience” and “Immerse: The Reading Bible,” winner of the 2022 ECPA Bible of the Year award. He counts himself as one of many Christians who have struggled to read the Bible and believes that changing how we interact with Scripture can help us become immersed in its transformative story. 

    • What is your hope for this book, The Bible Reset?
    • What prompted you to write on this topic? Why do you think people need to hear this message?
    • How does modern Bible formatting hinder our understanding of the text? What are some common Bible reading habits we should be wary of?
    • What is the difference between Biblical literacy and Biblical fluency? Is one better than the other, and what are some ways to cultivate both?
    • What is the difference between Bible reading and Bible study, and how do you personally incorporate both in your own life?
    • What is the “Six-Act Drama of Scripture,” and what is our role in it?
    • How would you advise a Christian who wants to read the Bible more, but doesn’t know where to start?


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