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Kudos for The Bible

Kudos for The Bible television series! The producer of the series, Mark Burnett and his wife, Roma Downey, have invested their time, talents and treasures to bring the story of God's redemptive love as told in The Bible to television. Their faithful presentation of the story has people watching, talking, AND reading the Bible. 

Thank you, Mark and Roma, for your investment in a media that is accessible to millions and vividly more appealing than my sermons. I expect many of us who tell the story week after week will use clips from the series multiple times in the future.

Almost 11 million people watched the third installment, beating the previously more popular shows on ABC and CBS. Don't tell me people are not interested in what the Bible has to say. They just don't come to church to hear it as much as before.
It is also reported, Every Sunday during the series, the YouVersion Bible App has been in the top 25 out of over 800,000 apps on iTunes. [That's over 87 million d…