Tag Archives: Bible Engagement Survey

How God Leads Those in Ministry (Part 3 of 4)

In the last few posts, I’ve been reflecting on what I’m learning from the book of Acts about how God guides those engaged in ministry. My interest in this subject is theological but not theoretical; I need God’s guidance as … Continue reading

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Ministry Leadership Day in Review

In my last post, I asked you to pray for Heritage’s Ministry Leadership Day. Almost 200 people (students and ministry leaders) took part of the conference. The feedback we’ve heard has been very positive. Bruce Clemenger, president of the Evangelical … Continue reading

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Becoming an “Open Bible” Church

Over the past few weeks, I’ve written about the need to help people engage with the Bible. I’ll finish off this short series with a third way pastors and church leaders can help people engage with God’s Word. (You can … Continue reading

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Let the Lion Out!

We’re considering ways pastors and church leaders can help people meaningfully re-engage with the Bible. We’ve already looked at the first and most basic way:  Model engagement with the Bible.  Here’s a second way: Preach with Confidence in the Bible One of … Continue reading

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Re-engaging with the Bible

Having highlighted the downward trend towards greater disengagement with the Bible, it’s time to consider what can be done to turn things around. Like all spiritual transformations, a change for the better will ultimately be a work of God’s Spirit. But God’s … Continue reading

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Who Reads the Bible Anyway?

In a previous post, I cited evidence from the Bible Engagement Survey that shows Canadians in general, and Christians in particular, are becoming increasing disengaged from the Bible. There are undoubtedly a number of reasons for this decline, but the Canadian … Continue reading

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Disengaged from the Bible?

Evangelicals are Bible people. We believe the Bible is God’s Word. We preach the Bible in our churches. We read the Bible in our homes. At least we used to. If you examine the results of a recent survey conducted … Continue reading

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