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leo
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Do any churches still encourage and stock notes such as those by the Bible Reading Fellowship of Scripture Union to encourage daily reading?

I am preaching on ‘My sheep hear my voice' and want to encourage this practice but I not seen such notes, with subscriber’ names on them, for decades.

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Gamaliel
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I know evangelical churches that use United Christian Broadcasters 'Word for Today' notes. I can't think why ...

I've not seen Scripture Union Notes for years.

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Pomona
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I definitely know of churches that still have the Scripture Union Bible reading notes.

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Pomona
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quote:
Originally posted by Gamaliel:
I know evangelical churches that use United Christian Broadcasters 'Word for Today' notes. I can't think why ...

I've not seen Scripture Union Notes for years.

UCB notes - now those take me back! I know churches that have both as options.

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Mamacita

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In the US, the little books called Forward Day by Day, published monthly by Forward Movement, are popular in Episcopal circles. They have a short reflection on the lectionary readings from the Daily Office.

Of course a lot of their work has migrated to the internet, to social media and so forth, to be more accessible.

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Robert Armin

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Scripture Union - still going strong.

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BroJames
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BRF have several series available in print or other formats (including Apps).
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Snags
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Still in use at our shack, although not as ubiquitous as they used to be. Various flavours out there, though.

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balaam

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A small straw poll at our place. Most who use Bible notes do it via YouVersion.

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