We live in a world where traditional churches have less impact on the community, yet people need spiritual guidance more than ever. Part of the problem is the world is full of technology that distracts people from more important matters. While technology may be part of the problem, it can also be part of the solution. This is where providing meaningful Bible studies for your congregation using a church app is pivotal in today’s technology age.
One of my earliest experiences in Bible software came from Rick Meyers e-Sword, a free option for Windows that now also offers versions you can buy from the Apple App store on iPhone and iPad. The program offers one of the best deals and easiest programs to learn for beginning or casual Bible software users. Is e-Sword sufficient for preachers and teachers of the Bible to share the message of God's word effectively and accurately? Our e-Sword review will dive into that question.
Few quality mobile Bible study apps predate the iPhone, iPad, or any Android device. Olive Tree Bible Software successfully launched before the smartphone and, unlike most Bible apps released long ago, it’s still going strong in the modern era of smartphones, tablets, and runs on a desktop or laptop.
Wordsearch just released Wordsearch 12, a relatively minor update that includes new features that make it worth the $40 investment for current Wordsearch users. Now that BibleWorks no longer sells their great Bible study software, current BibleWorks users might want to find a new program to invest their time and money into. This overview will show you what is new in Wordsearch 12. After reading it, you can decide if Wordsearch 12 is a possible replacement.
Recently, Oak Tree Software released Accordance 12, a small upgrade to their powerful Bible study program for both Mac and now Windows. It brings with it some new features that might make users want to upgrade. We'll take a look at the user interface and new features and see what makes Accordance 12 different than the other power-user Bible programs available.
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