During the season of Lent this year (we call it "40 Days of Faith") we read through the Gospel of Mark together as a church. The "word cloud" above represents the frequency of words used by river-ties in the more than 650 comments that were posted in the online conversation.
Bible Reading Tips . . .
Start by asking God to interact with you
Ask for a fresh perspective
Expect to be challenged in your assumptions
Try imagining yourself in the story
Slow down and pay attention to your feelings, thoughts and reactions
When something bothers you, talk to God about it
Want to dig deeper? We recommend "The Bible for Normal People" podcast.