Lydia seems so soft spoken when she introduces herself. That quickly changes as she begins reading and preaching God’s word.
The American Bible Society says Bible reading is down since the beginning of the pandemic.
In 2019 around 35% of American adults said they never used the Bible outside of a large church service or mass. By June 2020, that same number dropped to 31%.
Respondents said they found it difficult to maintain Bible study during the pandemic as stay-at-home orders and other restrictions closed churches across the nation.
Daily Bible use fell to just one in 10, the lowest number on record during a decade of the State of the Bible report.