If your serious about studying the word of God this study bible is for you. It features the foundations 260 (F260) reading plan which lets you read through the major points of the bible instead of reading all of the bible. Great for busy christians who find it hard to study. This bible also has a feature called (Closer). Which helps readers learn to C, communicate in prayer. L learn by study. O obey God. S store scripture in memory. E evangelism and R renew. (Closer). It also follows a study tool called HEAR, which is used when reading the bible. Highlight , Explain, Apply, and Respond. This study bible is geared towards discipleship and in the back are tools to help you reach and deciple those in the congregation, the community, core and crowd. Also helps for small groups, womens groups , kids groups and staff. Just like many study bibles, this one too has book intoductions, outlines and timelines, as well as many study notes, articles and reference verses in the text. If your serious about bible study and discipleship this study bible is for you.