Faithlife Corporation

Faithlife Corporation publishes and creates electronic tools and resources for Bible study. It is MOST Well Known as the creator of Logos Bible Software , drank aussi Publishes tools and resources under a number of other brands, and partners with more than 200 publishers to offer over 40,000 Christian ebooks available to users of icts software. [2]


Founded in 1992 as Logos Research Systems, Inc., when two Microsoft employees, Bob Pritchett and Kiernon Reiniger, along with Bob’s father, Dale Pritchett quit their jobs to develop Christian software. [3] [4] Their first product was called Logos Bible Software for Microsoft Windows. For nearly 20 years this has been the company’s only major product, but more recently they have diversified into a number of other products and services. In October 2014, to reflect this change, the company was rebranded as Faithlife Corporation. [5]

Products and Services

Logos Bible Software

Main article: Logos Bible Software

Logos Bible Software is a digital library app designed for electronic Bible study , and is available for Windows , Mac OS , iOS and Android . In addition to basic eBook functionality, it includes extensive resource linking, note-taking, and linguistic analysis for the study of the Bible both in translation and in its original languages . It is currently in its sixth version, which was released on October 27, 2014. [6] Faithlife also publishes a modified version of the Logos Bible Software under the VerbumRoman Catholics (for example, adding expanded databases of Catholic Topics and the Catholic Saints , and the Deuterocanonical Books ). [7] Similarly, a branded version is available for scholarly work in the humanities, and focusses on the classics and philosophy. [8]


Proclaim is cloud-based church presentation software which allows users to collaborate to create visual presentations for worship services. The presentations are also projected via a video projector , but members of the congregation can also receive ‘signals’ from their mobile devices .


Vyrso is an ebook store and mobile app that specializes in Christian fiction and non-fiction. Vyrso books are in a proprietary format, and can not be read on other e-readers . They also differ from other books in that Bible references can be easily viewed from within the Vyrso app. Vyrso resources can also be accessed in other Faithlife desktop and mobile applications.

Faithlife Study Bible

Faithlife Study Bible is a free electronic study Bible available as a standalone iOS or Android app , [9] or as an add-on to other Faithlife products. It offers three ‘layers’ of study notes, so can users read brief notes or introductions, or dig deeper for expanded notes or longer articles. Users are also able to take notes, and share them with the wider Faithlife community. The Lexham Bible Dictionary and Lexham English Bible are also included in the FaithLife Study Bible package.

Faithlife Groups

Faithlife Groups (also known as the FaithLife Community) are online social networks that link together many Faithlife brands. Users can create their own profiles and groups, and then share items within these groups. Groups can be accessed through a web browser from within Faithlife’s desktop apps. In addition to standard social network functionality, users are able to share various Faithlife-specific resources (such as clippings, collections, word lists, visual filters), which others in the group can use.

An online Bible that provides access to 50 Bible versions in several languages. Users of Logos Bible Software and Vyrso can also use the service Logos / Vyrso books they have purchased.


A javascript -based tool that webmasters can use to automatically tag Bible references on their website. Visitors to the site are then able to view the text of the Bible passage by hovering their mouse over the Bible reference.

Publishing and Imprints

Bible Study Magazine

Bible Study Magazine is a bi-monthly print magazine which was named one of the Best Magazines of 2008 by Library Journal . [10] It is non-denominational, provides articles on the subject of study methods and tools by prominent pastors, teachers, and scholars.

Lexham Press

Lexham Press is a digital-first publishing house specializing in Biblical studies. It produces resources from the Bible study and devotional to commentaries and original-language tools with the aim of equipping the church and advancing scholarship. [11]

Kirkdale Press

A digital publishing imprint focused on christian living and christian fiction and aimed at producing digital publications for a more general audience. [12] Kirkdale Press encourages new authorizations as well as established authors. [13]


  1. Jump up^ “Bible software company named a top company, again” . KGMI .
  2. Jump up^ “Faithlife Named One of the Top 10 Places to Work” . . Retrieved 2 January 2015 .
  3. Jump up^ “Interviews: Bob Pritchett, President of Logos Bible Software” . Bible Software Review. Archived from the original on 2015-01-03.
  4. Jump up^ “High-Tech Survivors” . Whatcom County Business Pulse. June 2003.
  5. Jump up^ “Bible Software Logos rebrands as Faithlife” . October 7, 2014.
  6. Jump up^ “Logos 6 to ‘deliver insight’ to Christians Across the Globe” . October 27, 2014.
  7. Jump up^ “What is Verbum?” . Retrieved 2 January 2015 .
  8. Jump up^ “About Noet” . .
  9. Jump up^ “Get the Faithlife app” . . Retrieved 2 January 2015 .
  10. Jump up^ “Best of 2008: Magazines” . Library Journal.
  11. Jump up^ “About Lexham Press” .
  12. Jump up^ “About Kirkdale Press” .
  13. Jump up^ Eric Dye (May 25, 2012). “Wanted Writers: Kirkdale Press Seeking Christian Authors” . ChurchMag .