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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
All too often, Bible stories such a David and Goliath, Joseph’s adventures, and Daniel in the Lions Den are reduced to setups for a moral lesson or spiritual principle. The classic children’s book “Sounder” models a better way. By constantly immersing ourselves in the Bible’s stories, we come to see how those stories reverberate into […]
After historical narrative, poetry is the most common form of literature in the Bible. The Bible’s story is broad, but it is also incredibly deep. The craftsmanship of biblical poetry shows us that God wants to speak to our hearts, to help us feel, and to give us footholds to experience him more fully through […]
Our modern priorities of exactitude and just-the-facts reporting can lead us to come to the Bible’s stories with a certain set of expectations. The authors of the Bible, however, had different agendas which are reflected in the ways they tell stories. By learning to read the Bible’s narratives with careful eyes, we can uncover meaning […]
Lots of people struggle to read the Bible, but few stop to question why our Scriptures look like a dictionary. Why are we expected to read something that looks so unreadable? The truth is, chapters and verses and the format of our Modern Bible are some of the most overlooked barriers in the push for […]