YouVersion app creator urges students to engage culture with God's Word
October 14, 2013 | Joshua Tiprigan/Liberty University News Service
Bobby Gruenewald, creator of the world-renowned YouVersion Bible app, spoke to Liberty University students at Friday's Convocation about the conception of the app and what God has planned for this generation.
Gruenewald traces the origins of the now-popular smartphone application to the security checkpoint at Chicago O’Hare International Airport in October 2006. He said the idea for a website dedicated to the Bible came to him during "800 feet of marketing research" (observing people on his walk to the terminal). However, the idea was initially a failure.
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