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I see you in a digital -- back reached a milestone last month hitting a staggering 100 million downloads new version -- parishioners read -- on the Smartphones or tablets and computers.
So how is it's growing popularity really change the face of religion let's ask the creator.
-- -- log good morning.
Hey good morning congratulations on all your success in and -- pastors well out Oklahoma that's correct -- do you think that this application on on Smartphones and tablets and computers.
Is really changing the face of the way we we read the Bible well you know for for years many people to express a desire to read the Bible be up for -- the last several decades fewer and fewer people -- actually -- in the Bible they might bring within the church on Sunday if they went to church.
But -- they would -- it throughout the week far app is really healthy millions of people read the Bible every single day we've made it really easy for it to become a part of their daily lives.
Because it's on a device that they have with them and every at all at all times.
-- can grab it if you're ever struggling with something just -- go right to the word rather than.
Waiting until you're not.
-- that -- sometimes falling asleep with it right there -- your head on the pillow it only makes sense because we're in the digital age right now what's special functions does have though aside from just having the -- Church of first of all the app is completely free you can get it by going to bubble dot com slash -- And that has them the Bible available in over 600 versions over 400 languages.
The logic kind of compare version switch between them you can highlight bookmark lot of functions that you can do with a -- -- Bible.
But one of the popular functions -- actually share verse of the Bible on FaceBook and Twitter.
I don't -- that hovered over 200000 times a day people are sharing -- on online.
And is there an easy way that is look at specific topics I've ever middle school when we are starting -- evolutionary theory and I'm I'm going so instead we get so and so we get so and so that's starting in Genesis exodus but all the way up.
And some heavy reading but.
For specific topics can you just hit absolutely so we have a hundreds what we call reading plans are or daily devotional than many of -- -- topical so if you're looking for something on depression on a particular issue -- -- struggling with -- going through.
You can go and have like a fourteen day reading that just feels about one topic that's very very popular we've had just recently I think ten million of those plans -- completed by people.
That is interested and learning about a particular topic.
And -- Bobby what do you think about it replacing the Bible completely I mean isn't there something be said about.
Having the page and pages and actually turning them.
We know many people actually prefer to do both they they they -- are out there actually read still to -- inform and like to digitally.
But I try to tell people to not replace in the Bible because it is the Bible it's -- in the different format the -- are there any people who -- criticizing it think in that technology doesn't have a place in the church.
You know there's always keep an intense on the -- comes there's always some that are a little bit critical of a but for the most part we've really seen pastors and the churches a hole.
The Bible opposite new tool that's been able to vicious and accounts -- -- probably is just gonna take a little opera congregations to realize and somebody has their -- out there not being -- -- -- updating FaceBook and Twitter.
They're looking at at our absolute and it's very very common for utilities and in church and that's exactly what people realize -- -- -- -- well thank you so much and congratulations think yen appreciated.
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