You no doubt want to make 2017 your most productive ever. But in the life of the believer, there is no true productivity or fruitfulness apart from the word of God. So why not be intentional about reading the whole Bible this year? If that seems a daunting task, you’re not alone in that line […]

Christian athlete Lolo Jones, 34, has set a lofty New Year’s Resolution for herself: To finish reading the entire Bible in 90 days. The Olympic hurdler and bobsledder shared her plan on her Twitter account: “2017 New Year’s resolution was to read the Bible in its entirety in 90 days. I’m still on day 1.” Many fans […]

Michelle Obama launched a project that will allow students and educators around the nation to access scores of e-books.


Here's a little #BlackGirlMagic to make it through your Tuesday.

A Barber took part in Dubuque's Back to School Bash in Comiskey Park on Saturday to give free haircuts to children who read books to him


Your local barbershop probably consists of TVs broadcasting ESPN, animated banter on almost any subject and music to match the vibe of the shop. The…

The second year of the Indiana Department of Education’s IREAD reading test for Indiana third graders was a mixed bag for schools and districts with a mixture of incremental gains and declines, mixed in some cases with startling growth and decline. The data was released late Friday, May 10th by the Indiana Department of Education. Overall […]

More than 3,300 people have accepted a challenge from the leaders of a New Jersey church to read the New Testament from beginning to end…

There’s been lots of new things going on at Indianapolis’ public libraries.  First, a change to a simpler name “The Indianapolis Public Library”.  Next new programs, services and resuming services and hours that had been cut in 2011. Indianapolis Library CEO Jackie Nytes appeared on Afternoons with Amos to talk about the Library’s improvements and […]

Summer reading is a joy. You can become lost in a great adventure, delve into the realms of science fiction, become captivated by a mystery…

After being blasted by media and politicians for having the poorest scores in the recent IRead 3rd grade reading tests, Flanner House Charter School’s 3rd graders showed fought back with near perfect scores on ISTEP English/Language Arts tests. Afternoons with Amos broadcast live from the northside charter school to hear the FACTS from teachers and […]