learn the bible deeply
(no seminary required)

You Can Learn the Bible is an online ministry that helps you learn the essentials of the Bible in less time, and without having to enroll in a Bible college.

Get started by downloading The Complete Bible Timeline, a free PDF eBook that distills and summarizes the entire Bible visually, in a single document.

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Unfortunately, many people attend church or Bible studies for years, but don't really experience meaningful growth in their Bible skills.

Is this you?

"I wish I was further along by now"

You may have grown up with the Bible, but you don't know it as well as you'd like.

"I don't always know what i should read"

You open the Bible, and flip through the pages wondering what to read today.

"I read often, but feel like nothing happens"

So many reading plans, Bible Studies, and sermons! Which one do you choose?

"I need help connecting
it all together"

You get lost trying to make sense of all the books, characters, genres, and events.

"I wish i knew the fundamentals better"

You need a better picture of the world in which the biblical accounts take place.

"I'm tired of feeling confused all the time"

You feel like you've been where you are for way too long, and you're tired of it.

It's time to get unstuck

Seminary is awesome, but it's not for everyone.
You shouldn't have to enroll in a Seminary just to make progress in understanding and enjoying your Bible.

There's another way.

You need a

What if you had someone who has been down the path many times to guide you every step of the way and ensure your success?

You need a

What if everything was organized in such a way that you could go at your own pace and get what you needed when you needed it?

You need a

What if you weren't alone on your journey but part of a community that was seeking to strengthen their Bible skills, just like you are?

eSSENTIAL Bible training
(100% ONLINE) IS finally here.

You Can Learn the Bible is for the person who:

a) DOES WANT more foundational Bible knowledge and training

b) DOES NOT WANT to have to enroll in a traditional Bible college to get it

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If you want to learn more about the Bible, this is the place to start. Bodie is very thorough, brings plenty of background information to the table and always gives me a lot to think about. His teaching is for everyone.
Bobbie Guice

Bobbie Guice

Orange, CA

Getting started is Easy.

No matter where you are right now, you can learn the Bible. These simple steps will help take you to the next step on your journey.

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Download the FREE bible timeline

Start by dowloading The Complete Bible Timeline PDF eBook. It is a comprehensive, interactive PDF that walks you through the entire story of the Bible in a single, easy-to-follow resource. $19 Free.

Learn the 16 Major Turning Points of the biblical story

Connect the Bible to Historical Time Periods

Understand where each book fits on the timeline

See maps of biblical regions and how they changed

Wow! I have purchased many resources to help me with my goal of understanding the Bible better, however nothing has been as helpful as what you have freely offered on YouTube and the timeline! It is as if I finally found someone who can explain things to me simply in a way that I can remember: graphics, methodical and organized content.
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Elisa Węgrzyk

Kraków, Poland


Subscribe to the podcast

Every other week we release a new episode of The You Can Learn the Bible Podcast where Joey Rozek and Bodie Quirk summarize a complete book of the Bible in a single episode using our 7-Part framework to equip and inspire you to make the most of your time in God's Word.

Understand and connect each Bible book at a high level

Get a strategic action plan for reading and studying

gain insights and notice connections between books and ideas

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"Bodie and Joey's spirited enthusiasm and depth of knowledge have really increased the joy I get from Bible Study!"
Richard Goodwin

Richard Goodwin

Orange, CA



For those who really want to accelerate their growth, there is the You Can Learn the Bible Academy: a private, online membership founded on The Bible Study Success Path, which is our long-term vision for your transformation.

Bodie has developed the tools and an easy way to help me better understand the Bible in terms of context, history and application for my life.
Brigitte Holmdahl

Brigitte Holmdahl

Irvine, CA

It's all laid out for you

The Bible Study Success Path is our journey through the 5 areas of the Academy: Skills, Story, Context, Jesus, and Identity. Each area provides a fundamental part of learning the Bible.


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Success Path

The Bible Study success Path: 5 Essential Areas

5 Academy Areas. 5 Goals.

The Bible Study Success Path helps us align all of the goals together into a single journey to help you learn the essentials of Bible Study in minimal time.

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Gain the Proper tools and Mindset for LEARNING

Our Bible learning struggles often have little to do with the text itself and more to do with how we set up our lives and habits. The Skills area offers tactical training to set you up for success every time you open up God’s Word.

Planned Cohort: Bible Study Fundamentals >

Success Path Area 1 Skills




Connect the Major Events in the Biblical Narrative

Most people think of the Bible in terms of books instead of a single, complete narrative. When you learn the larger story of Scripture and the major turning point moments in the story, it completely changes how you read the Bible forever.

Planned Cohort: Bible Timeline Accelerator >

Success Path Area 2 Story




Know How to Study Each Book with Excellence

People sometimes think the Bible doesn't follow literature rules since it is inspired by God. This area is all about understanding the key roles that genre, structure and the author's intent each play in learning different Bible books well.

Planned Cohort: Better Bible Reading >

Success Path Area 3 Context




Behold the Savior and Centerpiece of all

People everywhere appreciate and respect Jesus, but how many people really understand the full impact of His life and ministry? This area unpacks how Jesus is the central link of the entire Bible and why that forever changes how we read it.

Planned Cohort: None Like Him >

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Unite Your Life to the Savior and to the Story

Learning the Bible is only a means to a greater end: becoming like Jesus. It is information that leads to transformation. This area unpacks what it means to be united to Jesus and how it affects our lives and the lives of those around us every day.

Planned Cohort: United With Christ >

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My name is Bodie Quirk. I was a Teaching Pastor at my church for over 20 years before stepping down to focus on building You Can Learn the Bible full time.

I did not grow up reading the Bible.

I came to faith in Christ during college and knew basically nothing about the Bible. I read. I studied. I went to countless home Bible Studies. I couldn't get enough.

Although many people taught me God's Word, nobody showed me how it all fit together. I had to figure that out on my own. Now, I want to share everything I have learned with you.

You Can Learn the Bible is my way of distilling and organizing everything I know about the Bible down to the key essentials, and then delivering them to you. I want to help maximize your growth in minimum time.

Nothing will change your life more than knowing and loving God's Word deeply, and I want to help you get there.
I truly believe you can learn, and love, the Bible.

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sEE WHAT OTHERS are saying

Bodie has received some encouraging feedback about his Bible teaching, both from people he taught at his church, as well as those who found him on YouTube.

Your teaching has been extremely helpful for me! Since I discovered your YouTube channel, my Bible study has plunged to new depths, soared to new heights, and surged to new breadths. Thank you so much!
Teresa Tarver

Teresa Tarver

Cypress, TX

Pastor Bodie is well educated and informative without being pretentious. I love his down-to-earth ability to teach the word. He brings the pages of the Bible to life.
Bob Lilley

Bob Lilley

Anaheim, CA

These videos are awesome!  I homeschool and your videos have added so much to our class. Since we are trying to keep up with a timeline, we love how you use a timeline in the videos. Just wanted to thank you!!!!!
Carrie Knight

Carrie Knight

YouTube Subscriber "Good Knight Dachshunds"

Bodie has helped bring clarity and fresh perspective to my understanding of Biblical theology: Seeing the Bible as the integrated vibrant beautiful living Word of God.
Gino Natividad

Gino Natividad

Orange, CA

Thank for what you are doing. You are making this easy to understand for someone new to the faith, or need to get consistently into the word. You stay on point, make it exciting to go the next phase of understanding. God bless you!
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Gordon Bowler

YouTube Subscriber

Simple and very organized technique of teaching. He teaches in plain English and makes it easier to understand. My highest recommendation. It's so much easier to learn and apply the scriptures through Pastor Bodie's style of teaching.
Kevin Holmdahl

Kevin Holmdahl

Irvine, CA

He combines the right amount of cross referencing, depth and passion to motivate attentiveness and the desire to learn. He works to leave no one behind. He loops back to his main points enough so the main message is not lost in the details.
David Natividad

David Natividad

Orange, CA

He is prepared, enthusiastic, and down to earth. He’s like your favorite teacher. But instead of learning math, English, or science you are learning the wonder and mystery of God’s Word.
Mark Stark

Mark Stark

Orange, CA

Bodie gives insight into the cultural context of the passages we are studying. This helps things to come alive and make more sense. His respect for and excitement about what he's teaching is evident and contagious.
Kristen Duran

Kristen Duran

Orange, CA

Ready when you are.

If you are ready to begin making real progress on your Bible literacy journey,
we are here to help you.

The Bible Timeline

Free PDF eBook that explains the entire story of the Bible in a single resource

to the Podcast

Distilled Summaries of Bible Books in single episodes using our 7-Part Framework

in the Academy

Private online membership community to accelerate your Bible Study growth