YouVersion Bible App Ringing In The New Year With 1 Million New Subscribers
The popular YouVersion Bible app says their Bible plans garnered over a million new subscriptions at the start of the new year.
The company says the increase in subscribers on January 1 represents a 62% increase over last year.
YouVersion plans allow users to pair daily passages from the Bible with audio, video, or devotional content.
Bobby Gruenewald, founder of YouVersion, explained that it’s all part of the company’s plan to make it easier for users to enter God’s Word.
“We spend a lot of time thinking about how to make it easier for our community to do what they say they want to do, which is to read the Bible more.” Gruenewald said.
“Over the years, we have added several features focused on developing a habit of reading or listening to the Bible every day, and we are encouraged to see that the number of Bible commitments continues to increase. year after year. “
There are currently 13,000 plans available in over 50 languages, designed to help people read the Bible for 90 days, six months or a year.
“Starting a Bible plan is one of the best ways to create daily Bible reading discipline within the app,” said Gruenewald. Christian Post.
“Our hope is that by taking advantage of all the features offered in the Bible App, [users] develop a love to engage with the Bible on a daily basis so that they can begin to recognize the presence of God in their daily lives, ”he said.