Purple Kangaroo shows us some paraphrases of a passage from the opening words of the New Testament book of Titus. They were written by the members of a small study group of which she's a part. Check it out. You might find some inspiration. Here's the link.
Paraphrasing Biblical passages, particularly after consulting several different translations, is a great way of coming to a deeper understanding of them. I often do this while preparing my sermons and often, my sermons are nothing other than extended paraphrases of the passages on which I preach, in a way.