More people read the Bible this Easter Sunday compared to last year as the COVID-19 pandemic forced churches to close their buildings and kept people in their homes.
According to Christian Today, YouVersion data showed a 54% increase in Bible engagement during Holy Week. This year, 40.6 million completed Bible Plan days of Easter, compared to 26.4 million people in the same period in 2019. The Bible reading app also reported that during Holy Week, 14.1 million verses were shared, a 30% increase from last year; and the Bible App for Kids had 5.2 million Bible stories completed.
Easter looked different this year, but it didn’t stop the global church from celebrating Jesus’ resurrection. —Rachel Feuerborn, spokesperson for Life.Church
“Easter looked different this year, but it didn’t stop the global church from celebr