YouVersion’s 2023 Verse of the Year spotlights a widespread search for peace – This year, daily Bible use and installs of the YouVersion Family of Apps, which includes Bible App, Bible App Lite, and Bible App for Kids, increased at higher rates than ever before. Throughout this record-breaking year, the verse that the global YouVersion Community engaged with most was:
24 Day Gospel of Luke Challenge – This Bible reading challenge is great for Christmas time. Simply read one chapter of Luke per day for 24 days starting on December 1st. Then when Christmas comes you have read about the Life of Christ! #bgbg2 #Luke #GospelofLuke
You are the only Bible that somebody see, are you a good translation? The Bible holds a central and indispensable place. It is the inspired and authoritative word of God, guiding believers in their journey of faith. But have you ever considered that your life, your actions, and your character might be the only Bible that someone sees? In this blog post, we will explore the idea that our lives are a translation of God’s word and reflect on the question: Are we good translations? #bgbg2
The Polar Express Train Ride aboard the Big South Fork Scenic Railway in Stearns, Kentucky. The Polar Express train ride is a special seasonal shorter train excursion. What sets the Big South Fork Scenic Railway apart is it is the only one that the Polar Express goes through a tunnel. #polarexpress #stearnsky
The Iconic Praying Girl: Unraveling the Story Behind Sunbeam Bread’s Timeless Logo – In the world of iconic brand imagery, few symbols are as universally recognized as the praying girl featured on Sunbeam Bread packaging. This enduring emblem has graced the shelves of supermarkets for decades, becoming synonymous with the wholesome and comforting nature of Sunbeam products. Let’s delve into the fascinating story behind this timeless logo.
Plaid Friday is an effort to encourage holiday shoppers to shop local on the day after Thanksgiving, a day that many know as “Black Friday.” Conceptualized in Oakland, CA, Plaid Friday has spread beyond northern California to cities across the United States. #PlaidFriday #BlackFriday
A Christmas Reflection – As we approach the joyous season of Christmas, let’s take a moment to reflect on the true essence of this sacred celebration. In the midst of festive decorations and the hustle and bustle of holiday preparations, it’s easy to get swept away by the external trappings of the season. However, as Christians, our focus should remain steadfast on the profound significance of the birth of Jesus Christ.
Tom the Turkey: A Tale of Thanksgiving Feathers and Friendship – In the quaint town of Harvestville, where golden fields stretched as far as the eye could see, there lived a special turkey named Tom. Unlike his fellow feathered friends, Tom wasn’t just any turkey; he was a symbol of camaraderie and the spirit of Thanksgiving. #TomtheTurkey
Embracing the Divine Outdoors: Vesper Services on Your Camping Journey – As we embark on the adventure of camping, let us not forget to carry the flame of faith with us into the wilderness. Embracing the serenity of nature, a vesper service becomes a sacred pause in the midst of the great outdoors.
Finding Contentment: A Christian Perspective on Envy and Jesus – If you envy religious people, look to Jesus! Envy is a powerful emotion that can subtly creep into our hearts, causing unrest and discontent. In moments when we find ourselves envious of others, particularly those with a deep religious faith, it is essential to turn our gaze to Jesus for guidance and inspiration.
JJ Heller, a singer-songwriter with a voice that resonates with authenticity, has carved a niche in the music industry with her soul-stirring melodies and heartfelt lyrics. Born on October 19, 1980, in San Jose, California, Heller’s musical journey reflects a genuine exploration of life’s emotions. #JJHeller
Unwrapping the Magic: The Macy’s Santa Experience – ‘Tis the season of joy, wonder, and the timeless tradition of the Macy’s Santa. For generations, Macy’s has been synonymous with the holiday spirit, and at the heart of this festive extravaganza is the iconic figure of Santa Claus. #MacysSanta #SantaClaus
A Soldier’s Child S.O.S.: Supporting the Children of Heroes – In a world where the sacrifices of our servicemen and women often go unnoticed, organizations like A Soldier’s Child S.O.S. (ASC) stand as beacons of hope for the children left behind by fallen heroes. ASC is a non-profit organization dedicated to honoring the memory of our nation’s fallen soldiers by celebrating the lives of their children.
Navigating the Arctic Allure of Coca-Cola’s Polar Bear Legacy – The Endearing Tale of Coca-Cola’s Polar Bears – In advertising, few images evoke the warmth and joy of the holiday season quite like Coca-Cola’s polar bears. For decades, these cuddly creatures have graced our screens, becoming synonymous with the festive spirit and the beverage that refreshes the world. #CocaColaPolarBears #CocaColaBears