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The Bible According to Gen Z

Help Your Young People Enjoy Life with the Bible
Adrian Blenkinsop (2013)
"The Bible According to Gen Z" is a collection of essays from Australia on encouraging Bible engagement among young people. It includes research results and analysis, together with responses from youth leaders and case studies. Here are some selected quotes:…
September 28, 2016
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Bible in Mission

Regnum Edinburgh Centenary Series
Pauline Hoggarth, Fergus Macdonald, Bill Mitchell, Knud Jørgensen (eds.) (2013)
“The Bible is alive – it has hands and grabs hold of me, it has feet and runs after me”. Thus spoke Martin Luther, as cited by Knud Jørgensen in a quotation that summarizes the deeper meaning of this book.…
June 17, 2014
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Connect to God in the small spaces of your day
WordSpace broadcasts short Bible-centred messages to thousands of young people every day, via WhatsApp, Twitter, Facebook, email and the WordSpace app. "WordSpace is a way to help you encounter God in the spaces of each busy day. We have a…
April 21, 2014
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Viral Good News

Letting go of our most valuable resources
Roy Meredith (Logosdor, Australia) (2009)
"Those under 20 are ‘digital natives’ — fearless and proficient in manipulating the media with understanding of it structure and potential. It is these young people we must harness to help Christians be salt and light on the internet social…
April 9, 2011
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What’s the Bible got to do with me?

Shaping the thinking of teens outside the church
David Benson (2009)
"Most of our Scripture Engagement tools are geared toward teens who are relatively open to the Scriptures though perhaps struggle to see the relevance. But what about the antagonistic atheists and seculars who favour naturalistic science over the implausible supernatural;…
December 4, 2010
Young People

The Tools You Use and the ‘Tude You Bring

A framework for approaching youth Scripture Engagement
Naomi Swindon, Adrian Blenkinsop (2009)
"Scripture engagement must allow the young person to ‘discover’ the message for themselves (as opposed to ‘being told’). They need to discover the relevance and value of God’s story for their lives, and our role is to be a guide,…
October 17, 2010
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Timelining Scripture Workshop

A Bible Engagement Tool designed to assist people to grasp the big picture of Scripture; the story of the King and His Kingdom, and their place in it!
Clayton Fergie (Scripture Union International)
"The pattern of a fundamentally fragmented and disconnected understanding of Scripture still remains a major issue for those within Christendom, in both the majority and minority world." Timelining Scripture is an innovative, yet simple Bible engagement tool that helps people…
October 11, 2010
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The Biblical Challenge from (and for) Millennials

Lamar Vest (President and CEO, American Bible Society) (2010)
"The Bible has yet to beat the perception of being a dusty old rule book among millennials largely because to substantiate relevance and garner interest, the text first must be read... The message of the Bible is unchanging, but how…
May 28, 2010