- Created in partnership with the 19-million-member Congress of National Black Churches (CNBC)
- A year of weekday and weekend devotions from prominent African-American Christians from the past and present
- Also available in the New International Version
To encourage the potential and ease the pain. The African-American Devotional Bible is uniquethe first devotional Bible expressing the faith of African Americans. Drawing on the wisdom of leadership of the Congress of National Black Churches (CNBC), its heartbeat is to encourage the potential and ease the pain of African-American Christians. It weds the complete Bible text with a year's worth of devotions that speak to the soul of our culture. Well-known African-American leaders bring the Bible's insights directly to bear on the black experience. The African-American Devotional Bible draws on the wisdom of men and women of faith and integrityBishops, Baptist Convention Presidents, pastors, clergy and lay leadership of CNBC's eight member denominations. You'll find experienced, truystworthy perspectives on how to face the problems and promise of our society with an overcoming faith in God. Two hundred sixty weekday and fifty-two weekend meditations address such vital topics as heritage, economic empowerment, racism, family life, community, justice, marriage, stewardship, and more. An article on African presence in the Bible gives you a fresh and encouraging look at our vital place throughout redemptive history. You'll also find book introductions, a special needs index, a description and history of the CNBC, and many other features. At last, here's a Bible designed especially for African Americansone that will build you up in wisdom, faith, and hope for life today.