A study by the Pew Research Center found that 45% of Christians read the Scriptures at least once a week. While that number is encouraging, (almost half of Christians read the Bible during the week), the study also showed some pretty dismal numbers as well-33% responded that they read the Bible seldom or never.
And remember, this study was asking Christians, not the population at large, about their Bible reading.
Many factors cause people to neglect their Bibles. We are often overwhelmed with life's busyness, so it can be hard to find (or make) the time. Sometimes we just don't know where to begin, what to do, or how much to read a day, and it's easy to let that uncertainty cripple our Bible reading.
IN THE WORD: Walking through the Book of James is Allison Myers's answer to her own problem of finding herself neglecting the Bible at times. IN THE WORD gives readers a chance to slowly walk through the Book of James, breaking up the Scripture into bite-sized pieces in order to make it simple, easy, and uncomplicated for the reader. By asking follow-up questions and praying over the day's Scripture, IN THE WORD gives readers a chance to think through what God has to say to them through His Word in a way that isn't overwhelming and fosters studying the Bible for ourselves.