Monday, June 9, 2014

Summer Bingo Challenge

I love making lists of books I want to read in the summer. I love reading challenges too. Joining them and hosting them. This one is an unofficial just-for-fun challenge. You may join me if you like. The mission? To get at least one bingo during the summer!


Row one (across):

  • book with a question in the title
  • book by a favorite author
  • book about a specific book of the Bible 
  • book about a specific doctrine
  • book with a number in the title

Row two (across):

  • reread of your choice!
  • book that intimidates you
  • book about prayer or book about the Lord's Prayer
  • book with the word "God" in the title
  • book under 100 pages

Row three (across):

  • book you buy new or used specifically for this challenge
  • book about the Bible (reading, studying, praying; also books about translation)
  • book with the word "Jesus" in the title
  • theology book of your choice
  • devotional book (28 days or longer)

Row four (across):

  • book about preaching OR worship OR church life
  • book about the Holy Spirit (or book with the Holy Spirit in the title)
  • book you've owned for three or more years
  • book about evangelism or discipleship
  • collection of essays or sermons (a book with an editor, a book with multiple contributors)
Row five (across):
  • a biography or autobiography
  • book by a new-to-you author
  • book specifically for women or book specifically for men
  • book with the word "gospel" in the title
  • book you borrow (library, church, friend)
Column 1 (down):
  • book with a question in the title
  • reread of your choice!
  • book you by new or used specifically for this challenge
  • book about preaching OR worship OR church life
  • A biography or autobiography
Column 2 (down):
  • book by a favorite author
  • book that intimidates you
  • book about the Bible (reading, studying, praying)
  • book about the Holy Spirit
  • book by a new-to-you author
Column 3 (down):
  • book about a specific book of the Bible
  • book about prayer or about the Lord's Prayer
  • book with the word "Jesus" in the title
  • book you've owned for 3+ years
  • book specifically for women or book specifically for men
Column 4 (down):
  • book about a specific doctrine
  • book with the word "God" in the title
  • theology book of your choice!
  • book about evangelism or discipleship
  • book with the word "gospel" in the title
Column 5 (down):
  • book with a number in the title 
  • book under 100 pages
  • devotional book (28 days or longer)
  • collection of essays or sermons (book with multiple contributors and an editor)
  • book you borrow

Diagonal 1:
  • book with a question in the title
  • book that intimidates you
  • book with the word "Jesus" in the title
  • book about evangelism or discipleship
  • book you borrow
Diagonal 2:
  • book with a number in the title
  • book with the word "God" in the title
  • book with the word "Jesus" in the title
  • book about the Holy Spirit
  • a biography or autobiography
Bonus bingo:
  • book with a question in the title
  • book with a number in the title
  • book with the word "Jesus" in the title
  • a biography or autobiography
  • book you borrow

What I read:

Deeper Places by Matthew Jacoby (book about a specific book of the Bible)
How Can I Develop a Christian Concience by R.C. Sproul (book with a question in the title)
God's Double Agent by Bob Fu (a biography or autobiography)
Mission at Nuremberg. Tim Townsend. (book I borrowed)
Here Is Our God. Kathleen Buswell Nielson and D.A. Carson, editors. (book of essays/sermons) OR (book with the word "God" in the title)
Seeing the Unseen. Randy Alcorn. (devotional book)
50 Days of Heaven: Reflections That Bring Eternity to Light. Randy Alcorn. (book with a number in the title)

© Becky Laney of Operation Actually Read Bible

4 comments:

twiga92 said...

this looks awesome! will see how I do!

Joyful said...

Wow! some great "choices" on your bingo card! I know you will fill your card in no time at all! Have fun and I'll be interested to read your choices.

twiga92 said...

Well, I got the farthest top right (number in title) and the bottom 2nd to left (new-to-you author) so far. Am only counting books finished after June 9th. Fun stuff!

twiga92 said...

I got a bingo!!!
http://sojournerbetweenworlds.blogspot.com/2014/06/summer-bingo-challenge-by-becky.html