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Bible Engagement Basics

Lawson Murray helps you discover why Bible engagement is the best thing you can do for yourself, your family, your church and your community.

Toronto, ON – May, 2017 – Do Christians really know what the Bible is and the difference it can make in their lives? Are Christians being equipped to dynamically connect with God's Word? Is the Bible being read as God intended? According to Bible engagement advocate, Dr. Lawson Murray, the answer is no. He says, "Most Christians are unsure about how they should interact with the Bible. They're confused about what it is, how to read it, and how to apply it to their lives."

"The vision for Bible Engagement Basics" says Murray, "is not to help more people read the Bible. The fact that only 2 out of 10 Christians will read the Bible from cover to cover isn't really the problem. The real problem is relational - people aren't connected with Jesus. It's an age old problem. Two thousand years ago people had the Word. What they needed was the One who made the Word flesh! It's therefore crucial that we connect with the Bible to connect with Jesus. That's what this book's about - connecting us with God's Story in ways that lead to meaningful encounters with Jesus Christ and our lives being progressively transformed in Him." 

So who is this book for? It's for Christian leaders, pastors, teachers, congregations, and believers who identify that Bible reading alone is not enough. "This is the book I’ve been looking for over the past 7 years but couldn’t find," says Phil Collins, Executive Director at the Taylor Center for Scripture Engagement. "The book is full of clear and practical suggestions, encouragement and resources that can help any and all Bible engagers meet God in His Word."
Bible Engagement Basics
Author: Lawson W. Murray | ISBN: 978-0-9951694-1-8 | Publication Date: June 2017 |
Lawson Murray is a Bible engagement ambassador, author of the bestselling children's series Bible Beginners, and president of Scripture Union, a multi-media hub of resources and real life experiences connecting children, youth and families with Jesus and His Story. You can learn more about Lawson and Scripture Union at http://scriptureunion.ca/about-us
Media Contact:
Amy Csoke
Scripture Union
905.427-4947 or amy@scriptureunion.ca
June, 2017 | Tags: Bible Engagement Basics, Lawson Murray, Scripture Union Canada, JumpIntoTheWord Bible Engagement Blog |

Here are the distribution details:
 It is available via the Scripture Union website under books for adults:http://scriptureunion.ca/bookstore-1/books-adults/bible-engagement-basics
You can also send people to http://www.scriptureunion.ca/beb for more information on the book (including press release and information on how to order).
Available from Amazon at $13.95 and Scripture Union at $10.95 each (incl. tax), 50+ copies at $ 7.00 each (incl. tax), 100+ copies at $ 5.00 each (incl. tax) [Prices in Canadian dollars].

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