Is Bible Software Getting Too Complicated

No matter what software program I bet there are features you never used, seldom use or don’t even know exist. My dad owned an old ‘72 Oldsmobile and he worked on it a lot, mostly because it was a piece of junk. But he could work on it. Now, you need an engineering degree to work on an Oldsmobile or almost any car. You can do a few simple things like change tires, batteries and plugs. But the real work needs a computer system and a specialist with training most of us don’t possess. Bible software feels like that today. […]

biblestudytools interlinear online bible study site

6 Best Online Bible Study Sites in 2020 – Part One

With Wordsearch about to bite the dust, we lose one of the best online Bible study sites probably by the end of 2020 or early in 2021. So, that means we need to reexamine the online platform for studying God’s word. Five years ago I wrote, “Bible study’s going online, not entirely, but increasingly so.” Today online bible study is more mainstream, but still not the primary way most people study their Bibles. However, it’s better than ever in 2020. So here’s the first 3 of my 6 best online Bible study sites that you can use on a Chromebook, a […]

the bible proejct

The Bible Project YouTube Channel Uses Animation to Teach the Bible

This week I plan to start a sermon series on the Book of Daniel. Good modern preachers who want to use multimedia to communicate God’s word will see what media they can find to simplify the preaching process. So, I searched for the Book of Daniel on Google and came up with a link to a YouTube Channel of animated videos about the Bible called The Bible Project. The Bible Project YouTube Channel includes the follow self-description: Bible Project is a nonprofit animation studio that produces short-form, fully animated videos. Our videos and all of our other resources are available […]

Bible software and apps for simple and power users

Bible Software Choice: Power House or Simple Software

People with simple Bible study needs often pick the simple Bible programs and apps. They are easy to learn and cost less if anything. But will the app or program grow with the user? Can a powerhouse program help people with simple needs study the Bible as well as a the simple apps? We’ll take a look and answer those questions. Three Kinds of Bible Software Users Bible software or Bible app users fall into one of three categories usually. Bible Reader – average believer who plans to read the Bible on their phone or tablet and maybe a computer. […]


Alternatives to BibleWorks – Shutting Down June 15

Many BibleWorks users got a shocking email on June 1 from the maker of one of the best original language Digital Bible Study tools on the market today. The email, which you can read on the BibleWorks website, included the following statement from owner Michael Bushell: A special note to our friends BibleWorks has been serving the church for 26 years by providing a suite of professional tools aimed at enabling students of the Word to “rightly divide the word of truth”. But it has become increasingly apparent over the last few years that the need for our services has […]

links too small to tap in Bible software

10 Ways Your Bible Software Needs to Improve

The present state of Bible software feels both amazing and terrible at the same time. I decided to propose my the top 10 ways your Bible software stinks and how I wish the Bible software and app creators should fix these problems. Stylus Support in Bible Software First, Bible study software needs better stylus support. A lot of Bible study programs will run on a tablet or touchscreen and the user can point and select onscreen elements using a stylus. This includes the Apple iPad Pro and Apple Pencil or the Microsoft Surface Pro with the Surface Pen. Android apps […]

Bible Software Training: Theotek Podcast #099

If you’re a Bible software user, then you’ll want world-class training on how to use your software like a master. We’ll give you advice on how to best improve your skills and learn to use whatever program you prefer whether it’s a Bible software program on Windows, Mac or an app on your smartphone or tablet. We started out talking about getting training direct from the software maker’s website. For example, head over to the Accordance Bible Software website to find their large college of podcast, visual training offerings and even webinars or live seminars in your area. Other sites […]