Accordance Blog

March 2019

Build a Pastoral Library (Lighting the Lamp Video Podcast #183)

March 29, 2019 - Richard Mansfield — This podcast is for the ministry professional: the rabbi, pastor, clergy, or priest who delivers one or more sermons a week. Whether you are self-taught or seminary-trained makes a difference in how you prepare your sermons—and what resources you probably use to do so. Fortunately, Accordance offers resources for both groups, making building your own pastoral library a breeze. Check out more episodes of the Lighting the Lamp Podcast!

25 Reasons We’re Still Going Strong: Development Philosophy

March 28, 2019 - David Lang — When Accordance 1.0 was released 25 years ago, there were seemingly dozens of Bible software programs to choose from. Today, only a small handful are still in operation. So how has Accordance managed to keep going strong after all these years? In this series of posts, I'll consider 25 reasons I think we've managed to defy the odds. In my previous post, we looked at 5 motivational reasons. In this post, I'll cover the next six reasons, which all have to do with our development philosophy. Philosophical Reasons 6. We Focus on Developing Real ...

Translating & Teaching: James Davis' Accordance 25 Story

March 22, 2019 - Accordance Bible Software — In the mid-90s, I first heard of Accordance when Dr. Roy Brown visited a church I was attending. We were introduced by our mutual friend, the late Dr. Arthur Farstad. I really started using Accordance on a daily basis when I was working on the Holman Christian Standard Bible. Roy trained me to develop modules of the draft translation for use in developing the translation. During this project I realized the value and power in studying the Bible using Accordance, and I was hooked on it from that time forward. I also used Accordance teaching ...

Why Buy Bible Software (Lighting the Lamp Video Podcast #182)

March 18, 2019 - Timothy Jenney — Why do millions of people use Bible software every day? They have discovered its many advantages! Join Dr. J as he reviews the reasons so many people have chosen Bible software to assist them in their own study of the Bible. Check out more episodes of the Lighting the Lamp Podcast!

Three New Teaching Tools from B&H

March 18, 2019 - Richard Mansfield — Teachers (and preachers, for that matter) will definitely want to take a look at this week’s new Accordance releases from B&H. We have a commentary, illustration resource, and a guide to pronouncing names and places. All three are available for introductory pricing for a limited time. This incredibly valuable resource from W. Murray Severance offers pronunciation for over 7,000 names in the Bible, including place names and names of God. Each name includes a phonetic spelling as well as an icon that lets you hear the pronunciation. Some ...

25 Reasons We’re Still Going Strong: Motivation

March 14, 2019 - David Lang — When Accordance 1.0 was released 25 years ago, there were seemingly dozens of Bible software programs to choose from. Today, only a small handful are still in operation. So how has Accordance managed to keep going strong after all these years? In this series of posts, I'll consider 25 reasons I think we've managed to defy the odds. In this post, I'll cover the first five reasons, which all have to do with the motivations that drive us. Motivational Reasons 1. We're passionate about the Bible. We believe the Bible is the most important book y ...

Get or Upgrade to Accordance for $25!

March 12, 2019 - Accordance Bible Software — All year long, we're celebrating 25 years of Accordance Bible Software! It's no secret that Accordance has always had a very low entry point for getting the full Accordance "engine" along with a solid beginner's Bible Study Library. This week, though, we're going to a lower price than we've ever gone before by slashing the cost of the Accordance 12 Basic Starter Collection to only $25! That's $25 for a Collection that normally costs $59.90 for content valued at $199! Learn More And the Basic Starter Collection is $25 across the board, ...

Upgrade from Accordance Lite (Lighting the Lamp Video Podcast #181)

March 11, 2019 - Timothy Jenney — Enjoying Accordance Lite? We’d like to invite you to upgrade to Accordance’s Basic Starter Collection, our least expensive collection. Its rich array of modern Bible study resources form a well-rounded library suitable for personal study. The Collection also includes the full version of Accordance, Accordance Desktop Desktop for Windows and macOS computers. It has many more features than Accordance Lite. Add speed and power to your Bible study today! NOTE: The $25 special price for the Accordance 12 Basic Starter Collection is only available ...

Upgrade from Accordance Mobile (Lighting the Lamp Video Podcast #180)

March 11, 2019 - Timothy Jenney — Enjoying Accordance Mobile? We’d like to invite you to upgrade to Accordance’s Basic Starter Collection, our least expensive collection. Its rich array of modern Bible study resources form a well-rounded library suitable for personal study. The Collection also includes Accordance Desktop for Windows and macOS computers, which has many more features than Accordance Mobile. Add speed and power to your Bible study today! NOTE: The $25 special price for the Accordance 12 Basic Starter Collection is only available from March 12 - 25, 2019. Check ...

Flexibility & Capability: John Galle's Accordance 25 Story

March 08, 2019 - Accordance Bible Software — The primary reason I became a Macintosh user: Accordance. In 1998, I was living outside the continental United States in the Navy, and my daughter started college in Indiana. I was using a Windows computer and tried to upgrade it to do e-mail; it was a disaster. About that time I wrote to Dave Powlison, a professor I had while at Westminster Theological Seminary. Dave told me he was using Accordance on his Macintosh. I’ve never regretted using Accordance. Sales and support people have always been friendly and responsive. Great bargains at ...

We’re Moving!

March 01, 2019 - Accordance Bible Software — On March 2nd, we’ll be moving to a new and larger office space for our HQ in Altamonte Springs, Florida! Hopefully, we will have most of everything moved on Monday when the business day starts. However, please be patient with us as we get set up and settled into our new digs! Our phone numbers will remain the same, but if no one immediately answers next week, you can always email us at [email protected] and [email protected] Thanks for your prayers and patience during what will hopefully be a brief time of transition! ...