Entries by Alex Goodwin

The Institute Welcomes Carolyn Custis James to Board of Advisors

The Institute for Bible Reading is delighted to announce Carolyn Custis James as the newest member of our Board of Advisors. Carolyn joins Philip Yancey and Andy Crouch on our growing advisory team. Carolyn is an author, activist, and speaker who researches and writes about the intersection between Christianity and twenty-first century questions facing women […]

The Institute Hosts Our First Pastors Gathering

A few weeks ago the Institute was privileged to host our first pastors gathering in Monterey, CA. We have hosted three gatherings of Bible scholars in Chicago and Cape Town, South Africa over the past couple years, but have always wanted to have small, intimate conversations with pastors – the folks on the front lines […]

Listen: Glenn Paauw Interview with Desiring God

Institute for Bible Reading · SEGMENT – Glenn Paauw Interview With Desiring God Interview segment included above; the full interview and transcript is available at www.desiringgod.com. Yesterday desiringgod.com, the website affiliated with pastor and author John Piper, posted an interview with Glenn Paauw, one of our Directors and author of Saving the Bible From Ourselves. […]

Andy Crouch Joins Board of Advisors

We are excited to welcome Andy Crouch as the second member of our Board of Advisors, joining Philip Yancey. Andy is the author of Strong and Weak, Playing God, and Culture Making, as well as the executive editor of Christianity Today. He serves on the governing boards of Fuller Theological Seminary, the Council for Christian […]

Why You Need a Bible Without Chapters and Verses

Update: The Institute for Bible Reading has created Immerse, a Bible without any chapters, verses, or other modern additives. Click here to learn more. When it comes to reading and studying the Bible, chapters and verses feel about as essential as the steering wheel of a car. We wouldn’t quite know what to do without […]