Idea #8: Creative Internet Evangelism with the Bible

The most creative ideas for evangelism on the Internet have yet to be thought of or imagined. One of the most creative online outreaches was run recently for an American holiday by an Australian named Pete Chapman. Pete Chapman posted his evangelistic project “One Million Bible Verses for Independence Day” on Kickstarter (a crowd-funding website) and it was fully-funded in 18 days. The project idea was simple yet profound. This. . .

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.BIBLE Reaches Contracting Milestone

American Bible Society has signed the contract with Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to operate the .BIBLE top-level domain (TLD) Registry, reaching another significant milestone for .BIBLE. What does this mean? Contracting statistics is one of the dashboard items that ICANN publishes on its Program Statistics page. This is one of many indicators to show how the new gTLDs (generic top-level domains) program is. . .

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Idea #7: Bible Discussion Forums and Message Boards

The Bible has been discussed online for years, even before the Internet using modem-to-modem bulletin boards and newsgroups. The technology used for these discussions are generally known as discussion forums or message boards. While social networks are popular for sharing status updates and images, there are many lively discussions about the Bible and the Christian faith at websites like these (with statistics in parenthesis, at the time. . .

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Introducing JourneyMaker: Create Daily Bible Readings for Your Community for Free

American Bible Society introduces… American Bible Society is committed to serving the Church and encouraging people to read the Bible. In an effort to increase daily Bible readership we created our “Journeys” site to provide daily themed Scripture Journeys, available for anyone to subscribe. If you haven’t already. . .

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Idea #6: Value of Vacation Bible Schools

Summertime is both the season for family vacations and for churches to host a time-honored tradition known as Vacation Bible School (VBS) that dates back to 1922. This Christian History article, “From Beer to Bibles to VBS: How America got its favorite summer tradition,” explains: “Vacation Bible Schools are typically offered by churches once every summer, starting usually on a Monday and finishing up that Friday. They center around a. . .

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The fastest way to register a new gTLD domain name like .CHURCH

Rather than waiting for the public launch of a new generic top-level domain (gTLD), when it would be a first-come first-serve to grab a domain name you want, there is another path that works similar to the express lane at the supermarket or the priority lane at airports. Every new gTLD provides a window of time prior to the public launch date (known in the industry as general availability) called the sunrise period. This sunrise period allows. . .

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Idea #5: Bible Quiz tournaments, websites, and a movie too

The Bible has inspired all kinds of things, even a regular series of Bible Quiz events where student teams (typically between grades six through twelve) compete over Bible knowledge. “Bible Quiz is a first-class, organized and detailed youth Discipleship Ministry. Each year, over 2,000 youth nationwide go deeper into God’s Word…” This subculture of activities has even warranted an entry for Bible quiz on Wikipedia

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Idea #4: Bible Sunday School Lessons

The routine of going to Sunday school was a big part of Christian living and church life for decades. However, the Sunday school idea was not originally intended for Christian education. Christian History magazine described its fascinating origins: “... Sunday schools were originally literally schools: they were places were poor children could learn to read. The Sunday school movement began in Britain in the 1780s. The Industrial Revolution. . .

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When can .CHURCH domain names be registered?

Churches and Bibles are both very important to people of the Christian faith; and domain names with these new domain extensions are important ways to connect people with relevant resources on the Internet. With over 330,000 churches (inclusive of Protestant, Catholic, and Orthodox) in the United States and numerously more around the world, there’s anticipation for the popularity of domain names with a .CHURCH extension. One of frequently. . .

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Top 7 Blogs for New gTLD Latest News and Info

Where do you get the latest news about new gTLDs (generic Top-Level Domains)? New gTLDs are being delegated (almost) every week for the rest of 2014 and well into 2015. There are some new gTLDs that are particularly meaningful for a specific niche topic, like: .PHOTOGRAPHY, .BERLIN, .TRAINING, .BIKE, and of course .BIBLE . There are also other new gTLDs that could be used for generically for any topic, like: .LINK, .CLUB, .TIPS, .TODAY, .BUZZ.. . .

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