WWW Wednesday: Olive Tree iPad App — Helpful Videos

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My regular Wednesday post over at the Why We Web blog was just posted.

This week’s post shares several helpful videos for mastering the Olive Tree Bible App for the iPad.

Link: OliveTree iPad Bible App — Helpful Videos


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WWW Wednesday: The Best iPad Bible Apps for Preaching

iPad Smart CoverMy regular Wednesday Why We Web Blog post is now available.

This week I explore which Bible app features, as a preacher, you should look for when considering which iPad app(s) to use.

I also recommend four specific iPad Bible apps that I have found helpful when delivering a sermon to a live audience. Enjoy!

Link: Preaching with an iPad Part 2: Best iPad Bible Apps for Preaching


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Becoming a Student of the Word

The Bible Psalm 51

“All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be competent, equipped for every good work.” 2 Timothy 3:16-17

It is our responsibility to become a student of the Word. Being a student of the Word does not mean the Bible is something that we casually read. We must be committed to studying the Word of God. So many have lost the desire to study the Word of God. When we watch our favorite sports team or the next big movie we get excited, and we can’t wait until the next Harry Potter book comes out. How come we don’t get excited about the Word of God?

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Preaching With An iPad — There’s An App For That


In a recent post, 5 Thoughts: Preaching with an iPad, I lamented the difficulty of simultaneously using the iPad as a Bible and a notebook. Switching between a Bible app and an app with my notes is much too distracting– not only for me but also for the audience who can probably see me fiddling with the iPad.

As mentioned in the article, preaching is about Christ not the tools we are using. The objective of preaching is not to impress or “wow” a crowd with the tools or the technology being used, the object is to proclaim the Word of God and to proclaim the person of the Lord Jesus Christ.

Since writing that post, someone was kind enough to tell me about a Bible app that allows you to simultaneously view the scripture text and your notes on a split screen.

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