Monthly Archives: May 2011

Day 3: The Shaping of a Heart (and a Nation)

Today’s reading: Genesis 24-35, Psalm 5-6 A central figure in today’s reading is Jacob. From our introduction to him when he is still in the womb, we learn that he will strive to overcome any obstacle in his way. Perseverance is … Continue reading

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Day 2: Father Abraham

Today’s reading: Genesis 12-23, Psalm 3-4 Our reading today traces the story of Abraham, the person often recognized as the father of three religions of the modern world: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. The story begins with Abraham obeying God’s call to leave his homeland … Continue reading

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Day 1: “In the beginning. . .”

Today’s reading: Genesis 1-11, Psalm 1-2 In a book that is meant to tell us about God and God’s relationship with humanity, what comes first? Well, a good place to start is, “In the beginning. . .” And what a beginning it is. … Continue reading

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traveling companions

Tomorrow, the reading begins. I’m looking forward to meeting you here at the perfect 100 as we read cover to cover through the pages of the book that is at the center of the Christian faith. You may be asking yourself, … Continue reading

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t minus 5

We’re only five days away from the beginning of our summer reading journey. If you haven’t already picked out a Bible to be your traveling companion, now would be a great time. In my blog post from May 20, I … Continue reading

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Pursuing literacy

My summer edition of Circuit Rider arrived yesterday. It’s a United Methodist publication that offers a collection of articles in each edition based on a particular theme. With the perfect 100 just about to begin, my interest was piqued when I … Continue reading

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getting ready

Ten days until the reading begins. So, here are three things you can do in the next few days as you get ready to participate in the perfect 100: 1) Follow this link to get the reading plan 2) Select a … Continue reading

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And so it begins. . .

Welcome to the Perfect 100. Get ready to spend 100 days immersing yourself in the pages of Scripture. Here you’ll be able to connect with others who are also taking the journey. The reading begins on Sunday, May 29 and continues to … Continue reading

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