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2018 Mid-Year Challenge

It’s the last day to join!

If you started the Mid-Year Challenge, then you already know the positive impact God’s Word can have in your life each day. Keep going!

Haven’t started yet? No problem. Complete at least one Bible Plan day for the next 7 days in a row, and you’ll earn your 2018 Mid-Year Challenge Badge! Start the Challenge today and invite some friends to join you!

1 See our blog for details and official rules.

Still looking for a plan?

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2018 Mid-Year Challenge

The Mid-Year Challenge starts…NOW!

God has big plans for you this year, and with only six months left, every day counts — especially when it comes to connecting with Him in His Word.

That’s why we created the Mid-Year Challenge: to help you build your Bible reading habit, one day at a time, by doing the simple Plans you love.

Join the challenge today and see the difference one week can make in your 2018.

2018 Mid-Year Challenge Badge

Between now and July 21, complete Bible Plan daily readings for seven days in a row, and you’ll earn our 2018 Mid-Year Challenge Badge! You’ll also be automatically entered for our grand prize drawing.1

1 See our blog for details and official rules.

Now, let’s get you started…

If you haven’t already selected a Plan for the Challenge, getting started is easy: just tap below to begin exploring Plans. Whichever Plan you choose, consider inviting a friend (or several) to join you!

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7 days: The Perfect Mid-Year Challenge

2018 Mid-Year Challenge

If you’ve ever had a Perfect Week, then you know how great it can feel to connect with God in His Word each day. Maybe you’ve tried this for more than a week — maybe a month, or even all year!

It’s good to think big, because God’s plan for you is big. But at this point in the year, it’s easy to get off track, especially after a broken Streak.

That’s why we created the Mid-Year Challenge – to help you renew your Bible reading habit, one day at a time, doing the simple Plans you love.

Take the 7-day challenge and begin seeing longer Streaks and even more Perfect Weeks.

Plus receive a 2018 Mid-Year Challenge Badge in your Bible App profile!

Spread the Word.

Invite your friends to join you in the Bible App for this year’s Mid-Year Challenge! And, when you share about it on social media, be sure you include the hashtag #BibleResolution.

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Official Rules

The Mid-Year Challenge begins July 8, 2018 and runs through July 21, 2018.

To be eligible for a badge and for the prize drawings, you must complete at least one day’s reading (or listening) of at least one Plan, every day for 7 days.

If you already started a Plan before July 8, just keep going, and do not miss any days.

You don’t have to do a Plan that lasts 7 days. You can do Plans of any length, even if they’re longer or shorter than 7 days. Simply make sure that you complete at least one day of at least one Plan every day for 7 days in a row.

Each time you complete a day, make sure that all of that day’s selections are checked as completed.

Completed Plan Day

If you complete 7 days in a row, you will receive a 2018 Mid-Year Challenge badge in your Bible App profile:

2018 Mid-Year Challenge Badge

To view your Badges: In the Bible App, go to your profile and select Badges.

Everyone who completes 7 days in a row will be eligible for our grand prize drawing. We will randomly select one grand prize winner.1

Prize pack

The grand prize will include fun YouVersion items like a T-shirt, stickers, mug—and even a brand-new Google Home Mini!

1 Prizes are subject to change or substitution based on availability. Winners will be contacted with details about how to receive their prizes. Some items not available for shipping internationally.

Find Your Plans.

If you haven’t signed up for your next Bible Plan yet, the Mid-Year Challenge is the perfect time to start. Tap below to begin exploring Plans and, every time you discover one that interests you, tap Save for Later to add it to your queue. Or, even better…

Tap Start, select With Friends, set the start date for July 8, and invite some friends to join you!

Just remember to start your Plan on July 8!

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How can 5 minutes create lasting rest?

Finding Rest in God’s Word.

The pace of life and the demands to always “be on” and “do more” can be high. Finding rest and time to connect with God in His Word can often be a challenge.

That’s why we offer Plans: 5-minute devotions and related verses that help you set a daily rhythm around the Bible.

Explore this month’s Featured Plans. Then, take a few moments to rest in His Word each day.

Soul Rest: 7 Days To Renewal
Entering God's Promised Rest - Jesus Is Greater Series #2
Finding Rest In A Busy World
Holy Hustle: Embrace A Work-Hard, Rest-Well Life

New Blog Series on Rest

Looking for more biblical insights into how you can find balance and rest in your life? Explore our new series of blog posts on Medium:

Finding Rest When You Feel Overwhelmed How to Rest in God's Purpose
How to Rest While You're Working

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The Ministry Of Ordinary Places
Only One Life: How A Woman’s Every Day Shapes An Eternal Legacy
Pray Like This
The Book Of Mysteries: The Place Of God's Voice
Here Be Lions - Only A Holy God
A 31-Day Guide To Speaking Grace Over Your Nation

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Good Gifts from a Heavenly Father

Father holding son

Every good gift…

Think back on the men who made a positive impact in your life. Maybe they helped you, sharing wisdom or kindness right when you needed it. Who comes to mind? A dad, a mentor, a father figure?

Today, let those men know how much they mean to you with an encouraging word from Scripture. Text them a verse, or create a Verse Image just for them in your Bible App.

…from the Father above.

The Bible is filled with powerful words that describe the goodness of God’s character: present, gracious, loving, unchanging, full of compassion and mercy…to name just a few! Who could you encourage today with a word from God? Maybe it’s a friend or a loved one. Maybe it’s you.

Any one of these Plans can help you begin seeing more of God’s heart and connecting with Him. Even better: Start a Plan with Friends, and invite others to join you!

Presence-Filled Prayer: Experiencing God in Prayer
The Antidote to Loneliness
In All Things
The God Who Gives

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Still looking?

Are you looking for godly insight into how you can become the kind of father figure — The Dad — who inspires the ones who matter most to you? We put together a few Plans to help you grow into the spiritual leader God created you to be:

Man of God
Fathers - A Father's Day Devotional
Stormproof Men
Summer Adventure

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