How to get more out of your Bible reading Check out Eight Ways to Improve Your Daily Bible Reading from the ESV Bible Blog. And you should also listen to John Piper explain why he — and good pastors in general — emphasize Bible reading and prayer so much. Listen to the audio or read the transcript. The Pierponts now have 67% of their needed monthly support committed. Will you prayerfully consider joining the team? Join the Pierponts Support Team Learn more about our journey to Camp Barakel here.