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CBR Journal 2019

All of us long to know God more and long to be more like him in every area of our lives. We know that the key to that is spending time with him – in his word and in prayer. The challenge though is that and it can be something that many of us don’t find that easy or even know where to start.

Well, we would love to introduce you to the CBR Journal (Community Bible Reading Journal). The journal is not the silver bullet to developing your relationship with God, but it is a great tool that you can use to help develop a daily habit of bible reading in the context of the church community, which we believe, will grow and deepen your relationship with God.

Donne Griggs, one of the elders at One Harbour Church, North Carolina, was recently quoted as saying, “It’s true what people say, God doesn’t love me more if I daily read the Bible. What’s often not said is how much more I love God when I do.”1

It is absolutely true. After 10 years of research and conducting surveys of churches and Christians, Scott McConnell, executive director of LifeWay Research, said in a recent article that “Bible Reading was the number one predictor for spiritual growth.”2 Simply put, those who read the bible grow in their love of Jesus. It is only as we grasp more of God’s great love for us in Christ that our love for him grows and we are changed to be more like him.

2019 journals are now available to buy from the Church Office or from the Welcome Team on a Sunday morning. Come and join us as a community as we seek to deepen our relationship with God and grow to be more like him.

What is CBR video from Ted Sinn on Vimeo.


1. https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5172edf9e4b0152c18fe6692/t/586aa848ff7c50bb14df551f/1483384904778/2017+-+Veritas+Bible+Reading+Plan+-+ReadTheBook.pdf
2. http://lifewayresearch.com/2017/04/25/lifeway-research-americans-are-fond-of-the-bible-dont-actually-read-it/

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