Who started the Bible app?

Bobby Gruenewald (born July 31, 1976) is Pastor and Innovation Leader at Life. Church, a multisite church based in Oklahoma. He is also the founder of the YouVersion Bible App and a former entrepreneur, making and selling two multi-million dollar online companies.

Who owns the Holy Bible app?

YouVersion

Available in English, interface available in 60 languages
Owner Life.Church
URL www.youversion.com
Registration Optional
Launched 2008

How much is the Bible app worth?

According to industry experts, the YouVersion Bible is likely worth a bundle. Jules Maltz, General Partner at Institutional Venture Partners, told me, “As a rule of thumb, a company this size could be worth $200 million and up.”

What is wrong with YouVersion Bible app?

YouVersion Bible is notorious for privacy violations and dangerous data collection. … The app’s creator, Bobby Gruenewald, told Slate all that data collection “is used to improve the experience of the app, with the aim of helping people globally to engage with the Bible.”

Who is the YouVersion narrator?

Shane Walter™ on Twitter: “The narrator’s voice, on You Version Bible app, sounds like Morgan Freeman reading the bible.

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Who created YouVersion?

“As technologies emerge and create new possibilities, it’s important to us that the Bible be at the forefront of innovation,” said Bobby Gruenewald, Life. Church Pastor, Innovation Leader and YouVersion Founder.

Why is it called YouVersion?

EDMOND – In 2007, Decatur native Bobby Gruenewald created a Bible website for his church, dubbed “YouVersion,” that was designed to allow users to associate online media such as YouTube videos or Flickr photos with Bible verses.

Is YouVersion Bible app free?

YouVersion Bible is completely free and lets you listen to books, chapters and verses of the Bible. You can listen to daily Reading Plans that you subscribe to in the Bible App and even pray over your prayer list.

What denomination is YouVersion?

YouVersion, with over 600 Bible translations in more than 400 languages, is by far the church’s biggest success. The app is nondenominational, including versions embraced by Catholics, Russian Orthodox and Messianic Jews.

How many people have downloaded a Bible app?

The app, simply called “Bible,” is now on more than 100 million devices and growing. Gruenewald says a new install occurs every 1.3 seconds. On average, some 66,000 people have the Bible app open during any given second, but that number climbs much higher at times.

How does YouVersion make money?

YouVersion is part of the church, so it’s set up as a non-profit that doesn’t generate revenue or have exit plans. It’s funded entirely by donations ($3 million was donated to sustain the app last year) and by LifeChurch.tv, which has poured $20 million into it.

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How much is YouVersion worth?

According to industry experts, the YouVersion Bible is likely worth a bundle. Jules Maltz, General Partner at Institutional Venture Partners, told me, “As a rule of thumb, a company this size could be worth $200 million and up.”

Is the Bible App good?

Overall, The Bible App by YouVersion is tough to beat. It gives you a bunch of incredible tools and translations in a great user interface that makes it easy and fun to read. It’s kind of hard to believe that it’s free, but if you want to support the development, consider making a donation.

Where is YouVersion located?

Gruenewald and his wife, Melissa, live in Edmond, Oklahoma with their four children.

What is YouVersion rest?

Description. Relax with YouVersion Rest: a new way to meditate on Scripture. Meditate or go to sleep while listening to a calming voice read the Bible to you. This new skill includes a male and a female voice, along with four soothing background sounds: rain, thunderstorm, ocean and soft piano.

Who narrates the Message Bible?

I highly recommend it. So you won’t get so enthusiastic that you buy both CD sets like I did, here’s the difference between the two. The Message Bible CD set is excellently narrated in its entirety by Kelly Ryan Dolan.