532 – Sharpening Your Bible Study
If there is one skill you want sharp, it’s Bible Study. Today’s technology tools make that easier than ever with online bibles, bible studies, tools, and more. Today’s picks are “google-centric” and there’s a great interview with Pastor Brock Groth, the man behind understandchristianity.com.
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Rooted and built up – The topic of “Sharpening Your Skills” naturally leads the Christian to consider ways to grow their knowledge of God’s Word. Martin and Sallie discuss digital Bible features, resources from WELS and Northwestern Publishing House (NPH) for being in the Word, and ways to incorporate Bible study into meetings, journaling and social media.
- YouVersion Bible
- Bible Gateway
- The Evangelical Heritage Version (EHV) – New Testament & Psalms now available
- Learn more about the EHV at wartburgproject.org
- WELS Mobile
- NPH Meditations for iOS
- Holy Hen House Online Bible Study
- Best Journaling Apps
- Time of Grace
Understand Christianity – Pastor Brock Groth from St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Citrus Heights, CA shares the story behind his website, UnderstandChristianity.com. What started as a book effort is now an informative site, featuring notes from Pastor Groth’s Seminary studies transformed into informative posts on Bible teachings and popular Timelines.
- Interactive Faith online Bible Study – Isaiah: God confronts and comforts his people – Missionary Daniel Habben from St. John, Antigua leads the study on Wednesday’s through February 7 at 6 pm and 8 pm CST.
- List your tech skills and find skilled WELS/ELS techies at skills.welstech.net.
Picks of the week:
- Microsoft Office Android apps now available on all Chromebooks
- The Teacher’s Guide to Tech
- Riverview Lutheran School in Appleton, WI recently hosted a VEX IQ robotics “scrimmage” for middle school students. St. Lucas Lutheran School participants shared their experience.
Minnesota District President Charles Degner’s sermon on 1 Peter 1:10-12 is a great encouragement study God’s Word, our great heritage! Watch the archived live stream of the MN District Reformation 500 service from the The Chapel of the Christ at Martin Luther College. The sermon begins at the 1:02:00 mark in the video.
Coming up on WELSTech:
Episode 533 – Helping others sharpen their skills can be a challenge. Tune in for a WELSTech discussion on the topic. Release date: Wednesday, January 24.
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