Family Time = The Best Time

Train up children in the way they should go [teaching them to seek God's wisdom and will for their abilities and talents]. Even when they're old, they won't depart from it. - Proverbs 22:6 - Family sitting on grass playing Bible App for Kids

Make the most of Family Time.

When you create safe spaces for your kids to play, experiment, ask questions, and most of all — to have fun with you — you build long-term trust and a deeper relationship. Here are some fun, easy activities you can do with your kids to make the most of your time together.

Take a nature walk.

Where you go doesn’t matter, as long as you’re together. Along the way, talk about God’s place in your family, and about your place in His family.

Play “Where are we?”

Take selfies together with fun or mysterious backgrounds, then post them for your friends and family to guess. (Bonus: Try this one with Bible Lens!)

Decorate your Family Verse.

Pick a verse, write it in fancy letters on nice paper, and decorate it together. Examples: Unity, Generosity, Humility, Love, or find your own.

Explore God’s Word Together

Get free resources like coloring sheets, family challenges, parent guides, and streaming Bible videos at

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It’s the final countdown!

2019 Mid-Year Challenge - Woman reading Plan on phone

You can still join the Mid-Year Challenge!

If you’ve started the Mid-Year Challenge, you already know how transformational daily time with God can be. Eyes on the prize — keep going!

But if you haven’t started yet, it’s not too late! God has amazing plans for your life, and this is a great way to get into the daily rhythm of seeking His heart. Complete at least one Plan day, every day, for seven days in a row by July 24th, and you’ll earn our 2019 Mid-Year Challenge badge!

…The one who remains in Me and I in him produces much fruit, because you can do nothing without Me.

JOHN 15:5b

Today is the last day to start, so pick a Plan, invite some friends to join you, and try having Alexa or Google Assistant read your Plan to you.

See our blog for all the details on Mid-Year Challenge.

Woman reading Plan on phone

Still looking for a Plan?

Try one of these…

How Is Your Heart Today?
Stop It! No More Worry
How To Be Happy
My Time With God Study
Forgiving Those Who Wound Us
Fighting For My Marriage

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Listen to your Mid-Year Challenge Plans.

Google Home Mini & Alexa Dot

Are you taking the Challenge? We started the annual Mid-Year Challenge to help you get on track spending time with God in His Word every day:

2019 Mid-Year Challenge Badge

Complete seven days’ worth of Bible Plan content in a row, and you’ll earn this special badge.

Finding Plans is easy. Just go to the Plans tab in the app and try one of our recommended Plans. Or search by topic, keyword, author… even by emotion.

And, if you didn’t know, now you can even have your Amazon Alexa or Google device read your Plans to you! Just try one of these:

“Alexa, ask YouVersion Bible to read my Plan”

“Ok Google, ask YouVersion Bible
to read my Plan”

Find a Plan

Let the Challenge Begin!

2019 Mid-Year Challenge - Woman reading Plan on tablet

One small choice could change your year.

No matter what your year has looked like so far, God is always here for you. He longs for you to draw near to Him.

God loves you… and so do we.

That’s why we do the Mid-Year Challenge: to help you reconnect with God in a deeply personal way and discover His plans for your life. There are six months left in 2019 — what would it look like if you made time with God a daily habit?

Let’s start the Mid-Year Challenge and find out.

2019 Mid-Year Challenge Badge

Between now and July 24, complete Bible Plan daily readings for seven days in a row, and you’ll earn our new 2019 Mid-Year Challenge Badge!

Start Challenge

Mid-Year Challenge Official Rules

Woman reading Plan on phone

Get Started…

If you haven’t already selected your first Plan for the Challenge, start one of the Plans suggested below. Consider inviting a few friends, or have Google Assistant or Alexa read your Plan to you. Then open the Plan’s settings, and set up your daily Plan reminder. That’s it!

A God Who Is Faithful
Conversations With God
Free Of Me: Why Life Is Better When It’s Not All About You
Relat(able): Making Relationships Work
Six Steps To Your Best Leadership
Live By The Spirit
How To Move Through Suffering And Come Back Stronger

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Coming Soon to a Bible App Near You…

2019 Mid-Year Challenge

How do you grow closer to someone? You spend time with them. You talk to each other. You learn about one another. That’s also how we draw closer to God: by investing time in His Word, listening to Him, and talking to Him through prayer. Maybe you’re a pro at this, or maybe you’re trying to develop in this area of your life.

Did you know that at this point in the year, many people start to drop off from spending daily time with God?

That’s why we do the Mid-Year Challenge.

Grow in your intimacy with God and keep your Bible reading on track, all while completing Plans you love.

Find Plans

How to Start:

Between July 8th and July 24th, when you complete Bible Plan daily readings for seven days in a row, you’ll earn our shiny new 2019 Mid-Year Challenge Badge!

Choose a Plan of any length, or continue an existing Plan. If your Plan ends before 7 days, simply start another one after that. Just complete at least one Plan day, every day, for seven days in a row! (And make sure you check off each day as “completed.”)

Completed Plan Day

If you complete 7 days in a row, you’ll earn the 2019 Mid-Year Challenge badge for your Bible App profile:

2019 Mid-Year Challenge Badge

Get Started:

The Mid-Year Challenge begins in a few days, so we suggest you start looking for Plans now.

When you find a Plan you think you’d enjoy, tap “Save for Later.” Or, even better…

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

Busy schedule? Not a big reader?

Have Google Assistant or Alexa read your Plan to you! Choose the ones you love. Voilà! You’re now ready for the Mid-Year Challenge.

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