4 Things Lay Leaders Can Do in Logos 8

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A few years ago, I wrote a few segments for a popular Bible study. I loved every little bit of the research and thinking and writing, but I was relying on a stack of books about half my height. The real issue was figuring out which books to pack for a family vacation right before the assignment was due. 

Let me just tell you . . . my current self really wishes she could pass on her Logos knowledge to her past self. I didn’t know how Logos could help me in my role as a church staffer, a ministry volunteer, and a part-time seminary student. [Read more…]

Learning Logos: Use the Bible Browser to Find Verses Related to a Topic

Logos training blogA subscriber to mpseminars.com recently submitted this scenario to me:

I’m doing research regarding God or Jesus in the role of a shepherd. How can I find verses related to that theme? [Read more…]

Logos Tech Tip | Jesus and Animals

In his book Living With Other Creatures, Richard Bauckham devotes an entire chapter to exploring Jesus’ relationship with animals as recorded in the gospels. Perhaps, Bauckham suggests, Jesus’ interactions with animals can provide insight into the character of the kingdom of God. Although (as Bauckham observes) this is an overlooked topic, it is of significance for those who live both in anticipation of an eschatological future and in the present in which our relationship with the community of creation is increasingly fraught. [Read more…]

Learning Logos: How to Refine Searches with the ‘Intersect’ Operator

Because of current events, I, like many others, have been reading Psalm 91. Verse 14 especially caught my eye:

Because he holds fast to me in love, I will deliver him; I will protect him, because he knows my name. (ESV) [Read more…]

Learning Logos: Download All Resources at Once

logos blogWith the somewhat new Logos Bible Software installation process, we now have the option of just downloading some of our resources during the initial installation. In light of that, I recently received this scenario from a fellow Logos user:

Learning Logos: How to Tag Your Books with Help from Community Tags

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A Logos user contacted me with the following inquiry:

I’m in the process of tagging my resources. Since I’m not familiar with some of them, I’m not sure what tags to assign. Is there some assistance available in the software to help me?

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