Glo uses a variety of sources for content, including:

Biblical Content

Glo integrates the trusted NIV and KJV translations

About the New International Version Bible

About the King James Version Bible

Extra-Biblical Content

NIV study Bible

Other contributors:

Dr. Richard O. Rigsby, Professor of Old Testament and Semitics. Director, Talbot/Bible Lands Program.

  • Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • M.Div., Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary
  • B.A., John B. Stetson University

Consulted on: Bible Browser review of outlines and titles for NT and OT. As result of his work, he said about Glo "Spiritually enriching and Academically accurate".

Dr. Leen Ritmeyer, Historian and archaeologist

Consulted on:

  • Timeline events sequence review. We used dates based on research materials for the Timeline development which included the works of Dr. Edward Reese, Dr. Frank Klassen, The Archaeological Study Bible NIV and others such Dr. Avner Goren
  • Captions content review
  • Map overlay creation
  • Dating range for locations in the atlas
  • Empires mapping (in progress)
  • Reviewed and validated authenticity of the 1st Century illustrations for the Church of Holy Sepulcher, Banias, Capernaum, Jerusalem and Palatial Mansion.
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Dr. Avner Goren, Chief Archaeologist for the Sinai for over 30 years as well the Country Director for the Abraham Path Project.

  • Exodus proposed route
  • Caption content review


Articles are from the Zondervan Pictorial Encyclopedia of the Bible.

Web articles

Web articles are always attributed to their creators, but include articles from Lifeway, Christianity Today, Family Life and many others.

Experts Interviewed For Videos

  • Max Lucado (author and Minister)
  • William Paul Young (author, The Shack)
  • Dr. Norman Geisler (Professor, Southern Evagelical Seminary)
  • Dr. Joel Hunter (senior Pastor, Northland - A Church Distributed)
  • Dr. Mark Gabriel (Islamic History and Culture)
  • Avner Goren (Archaeologist, Israel)
  • Dr. Leen Ritmeyer (Archaeological Architect
  • Dan Bahat (former Official Archaeologist of Jerusalem)
  • Wajeeh Nuseibeh (Holy Sepulchre Door Keeper)
  • Qustandi Shomail (Professor of Arabic, Bethlehem University)
  • Joseph Abdullah (Teacher, Salicaim School, Nazareth)
  • Menachem Lev (Fishing Manager - Sea of Galilee)
  • Sister R. Dangaran (The Church of the House of Peter, Capernaum)
  • Yusuf Natsheh (Director of Anitquitires / Tourism - Dome of the Rock)

Topical Lens

Topical Lens contextual hierarchy was developed by an internal team of pastors and scholars who used the following Reference Works:

  • Douglas, J. D., The New International Dictionary of the Christian Church
  • Carpenter, Eugene & Wayne McCown, Asbury Bible Commentary
  • Bruce, F. F., New International Bible Commentary
  • Tenney, Merrill C., The Zondervan Pictorial Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volumes 1-5
  • National Geographic, Essential Visual History of the Bible
  • Drane, John, Nelson's Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Bible
  • Ryrie, Charles C., Basic Theology: A Popular Systematic Guide to Understanding Biblical Truth
  • Barbour Publishing, The Bible Promise Book
  • Tyndale House Publishers, Bible Promises to Live By
  • Barbour Publishing, Bible Answers for Every Need
  • Thomas Nelson, God's Promises & Answers for Your Life
  • Thomas Nelson, God's Promises for Your Every Need
  • Inspirio, Bible Promises for You
  • Countryman, God' Promises & Answers for Women
  • Thomas Nelson, God's Promises for Every Day
  • Baker, Mark W., Ph. D., Jesus the Greatest Therapist Who Ever Lived
  • Erickson, Millard J., Christian Theology, Second Edition
  • Hanke, Howard A., The Chain-Reference Bible Companion
  • Thompson, Frank Charles, D.D., Ph.D., The Thompson Chain-Reference Bible Second Improved Edition
  • Pastoral & Counseling Staff at Nortland, A Church Distributed