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There is way too much information out there for you to ever read, let alone process and assimilate. I dare you to click the “Random Article” link on Wikipedia and see how many clicks it takes you to get to a topic you really know something about. It took me 41 clicks before I reached State highways in Virginia (I grew up there).
And that’s just the English version of Wikipedia. German took me 52 clicks (I got lucky); Spanish, 23 (super lucky); French, 48; and please don’t malign me for giving up on Polish before I began.
Media Ecologists such as Neil Postman, Marshall McLuhan, and evangelicalism’s own T. David Gordon have observed/complained that the amount of available information in the modern West is actually an obstacle to knowledge. How can you determine which information is worth having as the flood rushes by? How can you make sense of the relationships of things when those things are constantly swirling around you?
For 3 years, I was a college campus pastor. That trying and rewarding experience gave me a deep appreciation for the commitments, passions, and challenges of pastoral ministry.
In college I had this amazing friend.
He was stupendous at Bible study because he had this really cool system. He had taken two copies of Strong’s Concordance and sliced up the pages so that every entry was its own slip of paper (he needed two copies of Strong’s so he could have entries from the front and back sides of pages). He had carefully arranged all these slips on the university gym floor, and he had marked up every single slip: “S” for when the word was used as a subject in that context, “O” for when it was used as an object. Words of Christ were highlighted in red, plural words in purple, singular in chartreuse.
Any time someone writing a theology paper needed to know which plural words Jesus used as objects in his sentences, my amazing friend was their man. He’d disappear into the gym and come back in a few hours with a bunch of slips—and he threatened them within an inch of their life if they didn’t return them all.
Darrell Bock, Craig Evans, and Douglas Moo are three people whose names come up often around here—and for good reason. Their biblical commentaries and reference works are studied in seminaries across the globe. They are continual best-selling authors and have trained pastors and students of the Bible for decades. Many people would love to take a front row seat in each of their classrooms, but that would require moving across the country … three times.
That’s why we created Mobile Ed—to bring their teaching to you.
We invited each of these scholars (and over a hundred more) to record their course material in our studios. Then we enriched their lectures with “smart” transcripts, recommended readings, quizzes, and more.
So that we can share their insight with as many people as possible, we are giving open access to three lectures from our most popular courses. You’ll learn four steps for better Bible study, experience life under Roman rule, and improve your understanding of Paul’s letter to the Romans.
Today’s post is from Morris Proctor, certified and authorized trainer for Logos Bible Software. Morris, who has trained thousands of Logos users at his two-day Camp Logos seminars, provides many training materials.
As I go through and watch your videos from Camp Logos, is there a way for me to “star” or “tag” one that is particularly interesting to me so that I will know to go back and watch it again?
I responded by suggesting he use Favorites to organize videos he wanted to review. I’ll outline the steps below using Camp Logos videos as examples, but these steps apply equally to any chapters, articles, etc. from any Logos resources you want to organize and revisit.
In celebration of Pastor Appreciation Month, you can enjoy special pricing on some of our best pastoral resources! This includes works like N.T. Wright’s New Testament for Everyone series, the Journal of Biblical Counseling, and The 125-volume Romans Collection. With so many great choices, it’s hard to know where to start. That’s why we’re highlighting this weekend’s special: the St. Andrew’s Expositional Commentary Series.
Whenever a resource you own is updated, you’ll get that new content—for free—so your Logos library is always becoming more valuable and staying up to date with the latest improvements.
Here’s a list of Logos resources that were updated throughout September.
After a major release like Logos 6, we don’t just go into hibernation mode around here. We’re constantly innovating, pushing at the edges of what’s possible when technology meets Bible study. In the past, you’d have to wait for the latest Logos release to take advantage of those cutting-edge innovations.
We don’t like to wait any more than you do. So with a subscription to Logos Now, you get first access to the latest Bible study tools, features, and content as we complete them.
Many of these features have the potential to totally change how you do Bible study.