Bobby Gruenewald (born July 31, 1976) is Pastor and Innovation Leader at Life. Church, a multisite church based in Oklahoma. He is also the founder of the YouVersion Bible App and a former entrepreneur, making and selling two multi-million dollar online companies.
Who started the Bible app?Bobby Gruenewald YouVersion app, created by Decatur native Bobby Gruenewald, most popular download. EDMOND - In 2007, Decatur native Bobby Gruenewald created a Bible website for his church, dubbed YouVersion, that was designed to allow users to associate online media such as YouTube videos or Flickr photos with Bible verses.
What denomination is the Bible app?Its all part of the churchs aspiration to be a kind of I.T. department for churches everywhere. YouVersion, with over 600 Bible translations in more than 400 languages, is by far the churchs biggest success. The app is nondenominational, including versions embraced by Catholics, Russian Orthodox and Messianic Jews.
Who funds the Bible app?Its funded entirely by donations ($3 million was donated to sustain the app last year) and by LifeChurch.tv, which has poured $20 million into it.
Does the Bible app make money?YouVersion is part of the church, so its set up as a non-profit that doesnt generate revenue or have exit plans. Its funded entirely by donations ($3 million was donated to sustain the app last year) and by LifeChurch.tv, which has poured $20 million into it.
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