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Why This Site Exists

Jun 12 2011 08:00 AM | Josh Bond in Frontpage

Why does this website exist? Why do people like Doctor Dave and David Cox create/convert materials into e-Sword (and other) formats? Why should you care who has easy access to e-Sword modules? THIS is why we're uploading over 100 modules a day....

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We're Back!

Aug 19 2011 01:37 PM | Josh Bond in News

The website is functional, but things are very ugly. I'll get the layouts, fonts, spacing, graphics fixed as soon as possible.

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Upgrade Issues - Site Appearance

Aug 24 2011 08:20 AM | Josh Bond in News

Couple of issues have been reported: Uploading We're receiving sproradic and vague reports about problems with uploading. If you can't upload, please copy and paste the error you are receiving, along with your browser type and version. "Uploading...

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Upgrade Complete: Report any broken items

Aug 22 2011 09:50 AM | Josh Bond in News

The upgrade is now complete, and everything should be fixed. If you see any broken links, broken features, odd formatting, or missing functionality, please report them in this thread. Before reporting something, make sure you have pressed F5 to refresh...

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ToolTip NT for e-Sword Turns 1

Dec 19 2012 11:19 PM | Josh Bond in News

A year ago, give or take a day or two, our friend Brent started work on ToolTip NT (also called T4), the successor to ToolTip 3. ToolTip NT is an e-Sword authoring tool, allowing anyone to make e-Sword modules. Or at least that's how it started. Now i...

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The Pulpit Commentary for e-Sword: Born Again

Jul 04 2012 03:58 PM | Josh Bond in News

People use their time to make all kinds of things.They make war, love, fun, messes, trouble, money, and excuses...to name a few.But James Rice makes modules. Big ones. James got in the trenches. He got his hands dirty. And from his hard work, the Pulp...

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Store Comments In Forum

Mar 16 2010 05:00 PM | Josh Bond in Forum Integration

With IP.Content 2.0, articles and custom databases can now mirror a topic to the forums when a new article or database record is submitted. In doing so, IP.Content can also utilize that automatically-generated topic as the comment "storage" fo...

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Scheduled Maintenance - 8/19/2011 @ 10:30am cen...

Aug 18 2011 12:53 AM | Josh Bond in News

BibleSupport.com will be down for maintenance, starting Friday August 19 at 10:30am central time. The website will be completely offline while I upgrade to IPBoard 3.2.1. The look (and functionality) of the site may change dramatically while I get ever...

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Rick Gives our Ministry a Boost!

Aug 02 2011 12:05 PM | Josh Bond in News

I was puzzled yesterday evening because we were getting 25% more new member registrations than normal, as we've never had 60 in a single day. I couldn't figure out where the new members were coming from. I checked the website traffic logs to se...

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Please Tag Your Uploads (New and Old)

Dec 21 2011 01:26 PM | Josh Bond in News

We've always been able to categorize resources by Module Type (Commentary, Bible, Topic, Devotion, etc). We can now categorize resources by other terms, as discussed here .Please Tag Your Existing Uploads Please edit any file you previously upload...

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Operation Heaven-Sent

Aug 05 2011 10:01 PM | Josh Bond in News

One of our members, "Operation Heaven Sent ", has lived up to his name. Stanley sent a DVD with over 1,300 e-Sword modules that we do not already have. He painstakingly compared a list of our resources with his own and sent us the difference....

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One Million e-Sword Modules Downloaded

Jul 26 2012 01:30 AM | Josh Bond in News

Thank you to everyone who created modules, uploaded modules, negotiated with copyright holders, and helped spread the word about this website, e-Sword, and the Gospel itself! And thank God for affording us this incredible, limited-time opportunity...

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New File Options/Features

Jun 27 2011 11:00 PM | Josh Bond in News

Now we have a resolution to several frequently asked questions. I'd like to draw your attention to the links that appear below each file listing (see image below).1) How do I edit an e-Sword module I uploaded? I put the wrong file description or...

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New e-Sword Modules

Jun 23 2011 09:35 AM | Josh Bond in Frontpage

Today, we broke the 5,000 download mark. That means e-Sword users have downloaded over 5,000 e-Sword modules!Someone graciously provided me with 5 gigs of e-Sword modules. How many of these can we post? How many do we already have? Too early to tel...

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New Chat and Other Features

Oct 21 2011 12:13 PM | Josh Bond in News

Yesterday, we rolled out a new Chat system. If you're logged in, you will see a chat bar at the bottom of your screen. You might press Ctrl-F5 for a hard refresh if you happened to visit while I was installing it (your browser may be caching an older v...

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Member Titles and Positions

Sep 12 2011 10:46 AM | Josh Bond in News

First, let's talk Member Titles and then we'll talk about the Module Superhero opening. Member Titles Currently, our website software automatically sets member titles according to your number of posts. Members begin as a "New Member", after 1...

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Jesus is the Reason for the Season

Dec 21 2012 12:30 AM | Josh Bond in News

The greatest gift of all: [url="http://vimeo.com/54566616#"]] Merry Christmas!

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Growth in September

Oct 08 2011 10:28 AM | Josh Bond in News

The Lord continues to lead people to BibleSupport.com in massive numbers. I won't bore everyone every month with these stats. But September was a great month for e-Sword and MySword module downloads! During September, we added 1,688 new members, pu...

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Feel the Power ... of Sphinx Search

Jun 27 2011 11:00 AM | Josh Bond in News

This site runs on IPBoard. IPBoard is great in many respects, but searching just isn't one of them. Some complained about the terrible search feature, which required (nearly) an exact match to the query entered.I've installed Sphinx search capa...

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Expositor's Bible now in Commentary Format

Dec 03 2011 10:08 PM | Josh Bond in News

The Expositor's Bible Commentary is now available in commentary format: http://www.biblesupp...rmat-available/ About The e-Sword Edition Dr. Dave and his team painstakingly created e-Sword Topic files of The Expositor's Bible (one topic file...

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e-Sword-Users.org Merges with BibleSupport.com

Jul 17 2011 04:09 PM | Josh Bond in News

Karen Everest, the co-founder of e-Sword-Users.org, has graciously granted us access to the e-Sword-Users.org domain name, website, data, and content. We're going to merge the forums in one way or another, bringing back all of the old messages...

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e-Sword version 9.9 released

Jun 10 2011 05:00 PM | Josh Bond in Frontpage

e-Sword version 9.9 changes from 9.8 All of the Search dialogs have been completely redesigned! The layout, functionality, and results are greatly enhanced, providing even more information for study.The new hotkey Ctrl+Shift+S will open the Extende...

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e-Sword Version 11.1 Released 8-25-2017

Aug 25 2017 01:04 PM | journey in News

e-Sword version 11.1 released 8-25-2017 This build includes the latest versions of third-party components used within e-Sword. Many little enhancements and bug fixes.

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e-Sword User Contributions

Jun 23 2011 11:13 AM | Josh Bond in News

Anytime our members create new content or convert existing content into publicly downloadable e-Sword resources, I intend to bring this to your attention (when I'm made aware).Our very own Thomas Calkins authored an e-Sword module called: The Spur...

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e-Sword Modules Aren't Baseball Cards

Jun 23 2011 10:01 PM | Josh Bond in News

This is a call for e-Sword Super Users. You know who you are. You have more than 2,000 e-Sword modules (preferably not the 2,500 we have on this site). Some of you are well known for telling others that you have 5,000, 10,000 or 25,000 e-Sword modules....

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