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Immerse Featured on Ann Voskamp’s Blog
Ann Voskamp is a Christian author whose books The Broken Way, The Greatest Gift, Unwrapping The Greatest Gift, and One Thousand Gifts have made the New York Times bestseller list. Her blog is one of the top 10 Christian blogs on the web, and recently featured an...
Immerse Training for Small Group Hosts
Though such a simple and engaging concept, starting an Immerse small group and being a host can seem intimidating. Often, people don’t know where to begin. This video will help answer questions and give you a good footing to host a Bible-engaging,...
Immerse Church Leader Training Video
Interested in starting Immerse: The Bible Reading Experience at your church, but not sure how to start? Check out this video to learn more.
Video Story: Chapel Springs Doubles Their Small Groups Using Immerse
Learn how Chapel Springs Church in Bristow VA is helping people learn how to “feast on the Bible so that God can show up and do his thing.”
Ezra Movement: How Should We Read the Bible in Crisis
Video Story: Our Immerse Group is Like Family
Hear Elizabeth’s story about her Immerse Bible Book Club experience at Chapel Springs Church.
Video Story: Michelle Sanchez – Immerse: The Bible Reading Experience in the ECC
Video Story: Spanish and English Congregation Immersed in God’s Word
Bethesda Community Church in Fort Worth, Texas, has a thriving Spanish-speaking congregation. Since Immerse is available in English and Spanish it allows the Spanish-speaking and English-speaking church members to journey together through God’s Word. Hear how the...
Video Story: University Students’ Lives “Rocked” Reading Immerse
Hear Southern Wesleyan University Professor Andrea Summers and her students talk about the impact of reading Immerse: Messiah.
Video Story: “Immerse works for the way I read.”
Hear what members of the Bethesda Community Church in Texas have to say about using Immerse: The Bible Reading Experience.
Video Story: Bethesda Community Pastors
Hear from pastors at Bethesda Community Church in Texas including senior Pastor J. Daniel Smith as he describes how they ‘north-winded’ Immerse church-wide.
“We did the New Testament in eight weeks! I thought that was a really fun part of it – that we did it together.”
Barb and Glenn Martin have spent much of their lives in the education field — Barb as a faculty member at Bethel University, Glenn as a teacher, coach, and high-school principal. They both love the Word of God, faithfully participating in Bible studies and programs at their church in Roseville, MN. When they heard about […]
“Honestly, once I got started reading, it was hard for me to stop.”
Chris Chapman has been practicing law in Southern California for well over a decade. Recently he created Chapman Sports and Entertainment—a full service sports and marketing agency where Chris is a certified agent with both the NFL and NBA. Chris grew up in pastor’s home in Texas and attends Saddleback Church but had never read […]
Youth Pastor Helps Students Immerse in the Bible
Recent data shows 40—50% of Millennials are leaving the church. This includes kids that faithfully attended youth group and went on missions trips. Does that weigh on you and shape the way you do youth ministry? Definitely. James Emery White in his book Meet Generation Z unpacks what the world might look like to the […]
Video Story: “We didn’t realize how powerful [Immerse] would be.”
“Reading God’s Word in this way had become joyful and rewarding.”
An older woman in my church lamented to me that she loves to read – and reads everything! – but that she struggles to read the Bible. My response was immediate because I knew just what she needed – “I have the perfect thing for you!” I gave her my set of Immerse...
High School Bible Teacher Shares How Immerse “Reinvigorated” His Class
My name is Ben Tameling, and I am a Bible teacher at Grandville Calvin Christian High School. I am writing to express my enthusiasm for the Immerse: The Reading Bible series created by the members of the Institute for Bible Reading and published by Tyndale Publishers....
Video Story: Pastor Jim Cymbala Reacts to Immerse
Video Story: Immerse at Calvin Christian High School
User Story: St. John’s Lutheran Church
This story was submitted via the Share Your Stories page. Click here to share your own! Robert LutjensSt. John’s Lutheran Church Why did you do Immerse? As a pastor, I wanted people to be involved in God’s Word, reading or listening to it for themselves. While a...
Video Story: “It felt fresh…like reading it for the first time.”
Video Story: Melissa Wall – DeerGrove Covenant Church
Interview With Immerse Pilot Participant
Like many others of his generation, Duane Martin came to faith in college through the Navigators, a campus organization known for introducing people to the Bible right away. When it comes to the Bible, the Navigators are dedicated. Duane bought in fully, reading through the entire Bible every year, memorizing Scripture, and joining a church […]
Immerse Pastor Interview
What made you decide to do Immerse? Like most African American churches, we have a weekly Bible class that I lead. But I knew intuitively that our study of the Bible just wasn’t where it should be. Its strange, new Christians were pretty engaged, but veteran Christians rarely participated. When I would ask questions, they […]