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Research

State of the Bible 2020

The State of the Bible 2020 research report can be downloaded as a free ebook. American Bible Society will publish additional ebook chapters every month between August and December 2020. Here is a summary from the American Bible Society blog:…
Richard
September 22, 2020
Training

Current Issues in Scripture Engagement

Dallas International University, Texas
What are the major issues influencing Scripture engagement below the surface? This course encourages the student to analyze motivations and causal elements that underlie many of the Scripture engagement choices people make. Using a partially student-designed approach, course participants select…
Richard
June 24, 2020
Training

Graduate Certificate in Scripture Engagement

Dallas International University, Texas
Dallas International University offers a Graduate Certificate in Scripture Engagement. The Certificate in Scripture Engagement provides expertise in a particular domain of Scripture Engagement service as well as broad competency in Scripture Engagement. It prepares people to comprehensively understand Scripture…
Richard
June 24, 2020
Music and WorshipTrainingVisual Arts

MA with Major in World Arts

Dallas International University, Texas
Center for Excellence in World Arts The MA with a major in World Arts prepares students to work cross-culturally alongside singers, musicians, actors, dancers, storytellers, and visual artists, researching the arts of their community. Using these insights, the student will…
Richard
April 24, 2019
Research

State of the Bible 2019

Research conducted among U.S. adults
Barna Group (2019)
This report contains the findings from a nationwide study in the United States, commissioned by the American Bible Society and conducted by Barna Group. Here are some of the findings: One in six adults (16%) reports using the Bible every…
Richard
April 22, 2019
Research

State of the Bible 2017

Research conducted by Barna Group (2017)
"Americans believe the nation is in moral decline, but they see hope for change in the pages of Scripture, according to the 2017 State of the Bible survey." The "State of the Bible" is an annual report commissioned by American…
Richard
April 26, 2017
Research

The Bible in America

Mapping Bible Engagement Across a Changing Culture
From the Publisher's description: The Bible in America is a multiyear survey of attitudes toward and perceptions of the Bible, set against the backdrop of a changing cultural landscape. Commissioned by American Bible Society, Barna researchers have conducted more than…
Richard
September 15, 2016
Trauma Healing

Healing the Wounds of Trauma (North American Edition)

How the Church Can Help
Harriet Hill, Margaret Hill, Dick Baggé, and Pat Miersma (2015)
This book offers a practical approach to engaging the Bible and mental health principles to find God’s healing for wounds of the heart, which provides a strong foundation for restored lives and relationships. This edition is adapted for ministry in…
Richard
April 28, 2016
Research

State of the Bible 2014

Research conducted among US adults
Barna Group (2014)
The American Bible Society and Barna Group published their annual research on the State of the Bible, "a comprehensive study of Americans' attitudes and behaviors toward the Bible". For 2014, they identified six trends: Bible skepticism is now “tied" with…
Richard
April 9, 2014
Research

State of the Bible 2013

Barna Research (2013)
The State of the Bible 2013 report contains the findings from a nationwide study commissioned by American Bible Society and conducted by Barna Research. From the report: "Americans overwhelming (77%) believe morals and values are declining in the U.S. The…
Richard
April 8, 2013