Iron Stream Media announces publishing agreement with The Readable Bible
September 15, 2020 — Iron Stream Media is excited to announce a publishing agreement with The Readable Bible. The collaboration will begin with the release of Psalms, along with a special edition of Psalms–filled with inspirational reflections–for the Women’s Missionary Union (WMU), an auxiliary of the Southern Baptist Convention.
Many people struggle to read traditional Bibles where everything is in paragraph form. The first of its kind, The Readable Bible makes the Word easier to understand through the use of modern formatting. The Readable Bible contains diagrams, pictures, charts, tables, and more, making the Scripture easier to comprehend. For example, a genealogy is represented through a family tree diagram, and building and furniture details are presented as specification documents.
Rodney S. Laughlin, founder of The Readable Bible, and a team of scholars and theologians, have created this new Bible format. Laughlin says “My hope is that this new way of presenting Scripture will make God’s Word more appealing to those who already read it, and more inviting to those who don’t. Iron Stream Media’s commitment to meet people where they are on their faith journey and offer content that points them to Christ makes them the perfect publisher for The Readable Bible.”
Iron Stream Media derives its name from Proverbs 27:17, “As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.” This sharpening describes the process of discipleship, one to another. Iron Stream Media provides a variety of solutions for churches, ministry leaders, and nonprofits that include in-depth Bible study curriculum, Christian book publishing, and consultative services. Iron Stream Media is the home of New Hope Publishers, Iron Stream Books, Ascender Books, LPC Books, and New Hope Kidz. Through the popular Life Bible Study and Student Life Bible Study brands, they also provide web-based, full-year and short-term Bible study teaching plans as well as printed devotionals, Bibles, and discipleship curriculum.