A Message from WORDsearch’s Austin Bush

19094_10102730854497570_413666385_nI have only had the pleasure of working with the WORDsearch software for the past year and a half, but in that span it has opened my eyes to two key things.

First off, growing up in the generation that I did, I really connect well with the use of technology.   To have the Word of God laid out so simply for me to read and study has truly helped me interpret the Word like I’ve  never been able to do before.  The use of the ‘Parallel Bible’ feature has been a huge help for me personally in understanding how multiple different translations get the message across.  Also, to have my preferred Bible of choice open (HCSB) alongside a couple different commentaries, I have found that my studies have been able to reach a new level of depth, resulting in a much clearer understanding of the true meaning of the Word.

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“How I Use WORDsearch” – Customer Testimonial

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My name is Eddie Baker, and I am a 61-year-old truck driver. I never did well in school, reading and studying was not easy for me. At 37 God changed my life and my desire, and also my ability to study. I did my best to be faithful to the call to read and study the Bible. But as in earlier years, study was still difficult. One day a thought came to me that a computer would help me with my poor spelling, studying and searching skills. I got a laptop and began to learn how to use it.

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“How I Use WORDsearch” – Customer Testimonial

image001I have had the privilege of ministering God’s Word for nearly 50 years. Like many fellow pastors I have often struggled with having enough time to get everything that seems to be screaming for my attention done. To be sure there were times I did not respond Biblically to those struggles, but received God’s forgiveness and continued to serve the Lord. As the Lord kept working with me by His grace, I came to realize that growing in my personal walk with Jesus Christ was more important than my administrative responsibilities, the spiritual care of God’s people, evangelistic outreach, and the ministry of His Word to His people.  That concept was reinforced by the ministry to missionaries in several countries that God developed over a period of time.

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How WORDsearch Has Helped Me

Let me begin by stating that I completed an Undergrad Pastoral Ministry program 15 years ago in La Mirada, CA, and that I love to study the Word of God.  I became a pastor seven years ago with a congregation of 1,300 people who were hungry to learn how to apply the Bible to their lives. Recently, I planted a new church in Austin, Texas with only a family of four who started with us from the beginning that has grown to 50 people within two years.Fernando Anderson

I mention my past only to set the foundation of how the WORDsearch 10 software has helped me prepare and deliver God’s word.  I was blessed to get WS10 in September of 2012. The simplicity of the software allows me to prepare my sermon for each week and maintain my personal devotion and Bible study for myself in one centralized place.

There are many families who have been attending our Sunday morning services who were “Unchurched.” They did not know about Jesus, or had never attended a church service before, so they knew very little about the Bible. In particular, the Complete Biblical Library and the Preacher’s Outline and Sermon Bible have helped me give instruction on the passages we are going through each week in an in-depth and thorough delivery.

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