Bible Journaling

Bible journaling is a beautiful way to interact with God's word. But what if you can't draw or have no artistic talent to speak of? These posts on Bible journaling walk you through my experiences with Bible art and give you a number of pointers on where to start your own journey.

What I Learnt About Bible journaling

So okay, I admit it, I am absolutely fascinated with the pictures of beautifully decorated Bible pages that are floating around on the internet.

My Pinterest account has a couple of hundred pins with pictures that I just think are totally amazing… and I may have spent a couple of hours on YouTube watching videos with people flipping through their Bibles and telling me how it’s done.

Now when I first started seeing those pictures I have to admit was completely intimidated.  I thought there was no way that I could do that. I can’t draw! Read more...

7 parts of great Bible art

I’m back with some more tips on Bible journaling.  Did you try to illustrate your faith? Well, I tried a few things (not as many as I would have liked) but I sure had fun with the story of the fish and the coin in Mathew 17:24-27.

This week we’re going to try to figure out what makes Bible art illustration so great – what are the required elements? To figure out how to create great Bible art we first need to determine what it is that draws our attention to it. I have identified 7 things contained in great Bible art. All 7 don’t have to be present each time, but they are essential nonetheless. Read more...

Bible journaling 101: tips on how to illustrate your faith

Last week we spoke about the 7 elements of great Bible art, you can read more about that here. This week I want to give you some tips on how to go about illustrating your faith.  

One of the most visible things in Bible journaling is the very distinctive ways that the words are written. Now you’re probably thinking, “I can’t write like that. " Or, "My handwriting is nowhere near that good.” And maybe it isn’t (mine isn’t either). But I’ll let you in on a secret: hand lettering and hand writing are completely different. Read more...

If you’ve been following me for a while you know that I’m just a little bit obsessed with Bible journaling.

After months of watching YouTube and looking at pretty pictures on the internet I decided to dip my toes in… only to find out that I had actually been Bible journaling for years – just without the pretty pictures (you can read that story here).

Recently I got a journaling Bible – the one I chose was the Inspire Bible because, well, Read more...