It’s a new year and maybe you’ve resolved, once again, to read the Bible more this year. But is reaching for the same kind of reading plan that has proved unsustainable so many times really the best move? Could there be a better way? In this first episode of the new year we discuss what […]
About Alex Goodwin
Alex Goodwin got his Marketing degree from Virginia Tech in 2012 and promptly moved west to Colorado, where he joined the Institute when it was a part of Biblica. Alex helped co-found the Institute for Bible Reading in 2016 and served as Senior Director, Marketing Communications before he was appointed Executive Director in 2021. He currently lives with his wife and two children in Colorado Springs, CO.
Entries by Alex Goodwin
“Look! The virgin will conceive a child!She will give birth to a son,and they will call him Immanuel, which means, ‘God is with us.’” Was Immanuel a brand-new idea that arrived with Jesus, or had it been there all along? Today we trace the theme of “God with us” through the Bible’s grand narrative. God […]
Our conversation with Philip Yancey continues, focusing on his life and upbringing as told in his new memoir Where the Light Fell. We discuss the role the Bible played both in the toxic culture of his youth and later as a book that drew him back into the arms of a loving God. Where the […]
Renowned author Philip Yancey joins us for a wide-ranging discussion on reading, being counter-cultural, and the importance of the First Testament for understanding the story of the Bible. The Bible Jesus Read: https://www.amazon.com/Bible-Jesus-Read-Philip-Yancey/dp/0310245664Where the Light Fell: https://www.amazon.com/Where-Light-Fell-Philip-Yancey/dp/0593238508 Join ChangeMakers and support the work of the Institute for Bible Reading. Sign up before Dec. 31 and […]
In Episode 35 we unveiled the “powers and principalities,” these mysterious villains who are present throughout the Bible’s story. Today we dive into Jesus’ life and sacrificial death, both of which are crucial for understanding how God has dealt with the rebellious powers and principalities. And as followers of Jesus, how can we step into […]