Accordance Blog

January 2012 — December 2012

Braving the Cold? Find a Warm Welcome

January 06, 2012 - David Lang — At the end of this month one of our teams will be leaving sunny Florida to brave the cold of Minneapolis, Minnesota. We're headed north to exhibit at the annual Desiring God Pastor's Conference and to offer a free training seminar at the Fourth Baptist Church and Central Baptist Theological Seminary. If you're a midwesterner within driving distance, don't miss the opportunity to attend the seminar. For more details and registration information, see this page. If you're flying into Minneapolis to attend the conference, be sure to stop by our ...

Looking for Resolutions

January 05, 2012 - David Lang — As a new year begins, many people seek to improve themselves by making New Year's resolutions. Some people see this practice as hopelessly legalistic, while others see it as a helpful spiritual discipline. Whatever your view, if you find yourself discussing the making and keeping of New Year's resolutions, it can be interesting to cull your Accordance library for mention of the word "resolutions." To do this, open the Search All window and select [All Tools]. The easiest way to do this is to select [All Tools] from the Search drop-down menu o ...

Want Individual Volumes of NICOT? No Problem!

January 04, 2012 - David Lang — Many people like to buy multi-volume commentaries as complete sets, and doing so generally results in the lowest price per volume. Accordance offers a number of these large sets, such as Word, NAC, NIGTC, Pillar, Hermeneia, Tyndale, NICNT, NICOT, etc. Purchase just one or two of these sets and you'll have a commentary library that would require several bookshelves to house all the print volumes. In addition to saving money on bookshelves (and the time it takes to assemble them!), buying these sets in Accordance is typically much cheaper than ...

Illustrate Your Teaching

January 03, 2012 - David Lang — A couple weeks ago, I wrote about the value of some of our graphics resources for finding unique images to illustrate the stories of the Bible. Today, Rick Mansfield of This Lamp blogged about his own use of these resources to find an image of "Balaam in the flesh". It's a great discussion of how to find the "just right" image to illustrate your teaching. Be sure to check it out.

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