New in the Bible App for Kids: “The Big Picnic”

The newest story in the Bible App for Kids is here! Based on Mark 6:30-44, “The Big Picnic” brings to life the story of Jesus miraculously providing food for a crowd of 5,000.

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Your children will enjoy exploring this Bible story through the same fun, interactive, colorful features you’ve come to expect from the Bible App for Kids. To get “The Big Picnic”, simply tap its icon in the app to download it.

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TIP: While each story takes just a few moments to download over a fast Wi-Fi connection, you might want to download them first—before you share them with your kids.

What’s The Bible App for Kids?

Already installed on over 3 million devices, the completely free Bible App for Kids is the newest app from YouVersion, makers of the Bible App. Designed to give your children a delight-filled Bible experience all their own, here are all the places where you can find the Bible App for Kids:

Website: bible.com/kids

Apple: App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/bible-for-kids/id668692393?ls=1&mt=8

Android: Google Play: play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bible.kids

Kindle Fire: Amazon Appstore: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00GURLC40

Bible App 5 is Now Available for Kindle Fire

Bible App 5 is our biggest update ever, and we’re thrilled to announce it’s now available for Kindle Fire! People around the world are seeing Scripture in a new way as they explore the Bible with their closest friends.

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Conversations About the Bible

Now, highlights, bookmarks, and notes are a way to share what you’re discovering with people you care about. Meaningful conversations about the Bible become part of your daily life as you ask questions, offer encouragement, and learn together.

Verse of the Day

One of the YouVersion Community’s favorite features gets a prime spot in Bible App 5. View today’s, yesterday’s, or even last week’s Verse of the Day right from the Home screen as a daily reminder of God’s truth and love.

Bible App for Kindle Fire

 Find out more about Bible App 5 from our announcement in April. Update the Bible App on your Kindle Fire today and start having meaningful conversations about God’s Word.

See What’s New in the Bible App for Kids

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The Bible App for Kids shares the grand narrative of Scripture through fun-filled, animated adventures, but that’s only part of the experience. Even better are the things that happen during storytimes and bedtimes and in between. Parents often tell us their kids are asking big, important questions when they use the app. And the conversations they’re having together are changing families and shaping futures.

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It’s already been installed on more than 3 million Apple, Android, and Kindle devices all over the world, but the Bible App for Kids is just getting started. Since launching last November, we’ve added six more stories and new collectibles for each Fruit of the Spirit. Our two newest stories, “God’s Amazing Promise” and “Abraham’s Big Test,” tell the story of Abraham.

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We’ll continue rolling out new stories, and we’re excited to introduce new languages soon. If it’s been awhile, grab your mobile device and sit down with your kids to explore the Bible App for Kids again.

If you’d like to share the good news of the Bible App for Kids, here are two things you can do right now:

  1. Get the Bible App for Kids on all your iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire devices. It’s completely free. Just visit bible.com/kids.

  2. Share the Bible App for Kids with your friends, your extended family, and your church. It’s easy to share, install, and explore! Engaging with Bible stories now could literally change generations to come, as they fall in love with the Bible.

Here are just a few reasons families all over the world are falling in love with the Bible App for Kids:

“Had a great conversation with my 4yr old this morning about why Jesus was on the cross. Thanks for the app!”

“Using the new Kids Bible App with my nephew & I’m fighting my tears back from his excitement and seeing him grasping what he’s learning.”

“Walked in on my son tearing up as he watched Jesus die on the cross on @BibleAppForKids. Praying for the call on his life this morning!”

“Story time before bed is now done with the @BibleAppForKids

Bible Plans with Your Friends

Plans with Friends

We know the value of experiencing the Bible within community. In the newest version of the Bible App, we want you to experience the power of friendship in the Bible. Now on iOS, Android, and at Bible.com, you can see what Bible Plans your friends are working on. Offer encouragement, celebrate their successes, and even join the same Plan.

Like and comment on friends activity

Now you can see when your friends start or complete a Bible Plan, as well as their daily progress. Cheer them along by adding a Like or Comment.

Discover new Bible Plans

With over 800 Bible Plans to choose from, seeing your friends’ activity can help spark interest, introduce you to a new devotional, or help you learn from a trusted pastors and authors. And your Plans might interest your friends in return.

Set the status to “Friends”

When you’re working through a Bible Plan, set the status to “Friends” so your friends see your activity. Not ready to share your Plan? You can set your Plan to “Private” at any point.

If you haven’t already, upgrade to Bible App 5 to add friends and enjoy Bible Plans together.

New Bible Plans from All Sons & Daughters, Beating Burnout, Family, & More

Reading (and listening or watching) the Bible every day, even if it’s only a little bit each time, impacts how you see life. When you subscribe to a Bible Plan, you’re a part of a worldwide community seeking God daily. Find these Plans and more by viewing the Featured category under Plans.

All Sons & Daughters – Devotional

All Sons & Daughter, 7 Days
All Sons & Daughters, the worship duo from Journey Church in Tennessee, focus on Jesus while embracing the tension of the Christian walk. In this seven-day devotional, learn to rely on Him and His truths as you walk a Christian life.

Journey to Change

NewSpring Church, 21 Days
From the minute we accept Jesus into our heart, our life is forever changed. In this Plan, NewSpring Church shares stories from 21 people who met Jesus and will never be the same. Learn how life changing a relationship with Christ can be!

31 Days of Building Your Family’s Values

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The first step to determining the legacy you want to leave behind is establishing strong values that are important to pass on. Strong family values prepare you for the future and help make daily decisions. As a family, explore 31 values that you can pray through together.

Beating Burnout: Finding Hope and Health

Anne Marie Miller, 3 Days
Feeling tired? Burned out? It’s easy to take on more than you can handle and become burned out. Join Anne Marie Miller in this daily guide and learn how to avoid burnout. Focus your energy on rest, holistic health, and the power of prayer.

YouVersion Community Favorites

Looking for more Bible Plans? Bible readers around the world recommend these noteworthy favorites. This month, we’re highlighting Plans about Pentecost and the early church, as well as family and parenting.

 

Bible Plans with Friends

By changing your Plan settings to “Friends,” your friends can see your daily progress and add comments of encouragement. They might even be inspired by your choice or progress and start the Plan themselves. If you haven’t already, update to Bible App 5 and add friends to start sharing the Bible together. Update to Bible App 5 now.

Tip: Use a Plan for Group Study

Does your group want to study the Bible together? Plans to the rescue! Choose a Plan, start on the same day, and see how you can bring additional insights to each other. Read each day’s content, bookmark Scripture that speaks to you, and share notes.