the story | Reading schedule

Here's a complete calendar of what we'll be reading, and when!


  • January 10-16 | Introduction
  • January 17-23 | Creation: The Beginning of Life as We Know It | Genesis 1-4, 6-9
  • January 24-30 | God Builds a Nation | Genesis 12-13, 15-17, 21-22, 32-33, 35; Romans 4; Hebrews 11
  • January 31-February 6 | Joseph: From Slave to Deputy Pharaoh | Genesis 37, 39, 41-48, 50
  • February 7-13 | Deliverance | Exodus 1-7, 10-17
  • February 14-20 | New Commands and a New Covenant | Exodus 19-20, 24-25, 32-24, 40
  • February 21-27 | Wandering | Numbers 10-14, 21-22, 25, 27; Deuteronomy 1-2, 4, 6, 8-9, 29-32, 34
  • February 28-March 6 | The Battle Begins | Joshua 1-2, 6, 8, 10-11, 23-24
  • March 7-13 | A Few Good Men...and Women | Judges 2-4, 6-8, 13-16
  • March 14-20 | The Faith of a Foreign Woman | Ruth 1-4
  • March 21-27 | Standing Tall, Falling Hard | 1 Samuel 1-4, 8-13, 15
  • March 28-April 3 | From Shepherd to King | 1 Samuel 16-18, 24, 31; 2 Samuel 6, 22; 1 Chronicles 17; Psalm 59
  • April 4-10 | Spring Break


  • April 11-17 | The Trials of a King | 2 Samuel 11-12, 18-19; 1 Chronicles 22, 29; Psalm 23, 32, 51
  • April 18-24 | The King Who Had It All | 1 Kings 1-8, 10-11; 2 Chronicles 5-7; Proverbs 1-3, 6, 20-21
  • April 25-May 1 | A Kingdom Torn in Two | 1 Kings 12-16
  • May 2-8 | God's Messengers | 1 Kings 17-19, 2 Kings 2, 4, 6; Hosea 4-5, 8-9, 14; Amos 1, 3-5, 9
  • May 9-15 | The Beginning of the End | 2 Kings 17-19; Isaiah 3, 6, 13-14, 49, 53
  • May 16-22 | The Kingdom's Fall | 2 Kings 21, 23-25; 2 Chronicles 33, 36; Jeremiah 1-2, 4-5, 13, 21; Lamentations 1-3; Ezekiel 1-2, 6-7, 36-37
  • May 23-29 | Daniel in Exile | Daniel 1-3, 6; Jeremiah 29-31
  • May 30-June 5 | The Return Home | Ezra 1-6; Haggai 1-2; Zechariah 1, 8
  • June 6-12 | The Queen of Beauty and Courage | Esther 1-9
  • June 13-19 | Rebuilding the Walls | Ezra 7; Nehemiah 1-2, 4, 6-8;  Malachi 1-4
  • June 20-26 | The Birth of the King | Matthew 1-2; Luke 1-2; John 1
  • June 27-July 3 | Jesus' Ministry Begins | Matthew 3-4, 11; Mark 1-3; Luke 8; John 1-4
  • July 4-10 | No Ordinary Man | Matthew 5-7, 9, 14; Mark 4-6; Luke 10, 15; John 6
  • July 11-17 | Jesus, the Son of God | Matthew 17, 21; Mark 8-12, 14; Luke 9, 22; John 7-8, 11-12
  • July 18-24 | Summer Break


  • July 25-31 | The Hour of Darkness | Matthew 26-27; Mark 14-15; Luke 22-23; John 13-14, 16-19
  • August 1-7 | The Resurrection | Matthew 27-28; Mark 16; Luke 24; John 19-21
  • August 8-14 | New Beginnings | Acts 1-10; 12
  • August 15-21 | Paul's Mission | Acts 13-14, 16-20; Romans 1, 3-6, 8, 12, 15; 1 Corinthians 1, 3, 5-6, 10, 12-13, 15-16; Galatians 1, 3, 5-6; 1 Thessalonians 1-5
  • August 22-28 | Paul's Final Days | Acts 20-23; 27-28; Ephesians 1-6; 2 Timothy 1-4
  • August 29-September 4 | The End of Time | Revelations 1-5, 19-22