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1. New Testaments in High Demand at a Concert
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Ukrainian Bible Society supported charitable concert of Singing Men of Texas providing New Testaments for free distribution. At the end of the concert (that was held yesterday, 25th April, at the National Palace of Arts “Ukraine” in Kyiv), when the speaker, Michael Gott, offered free Scriptures, choir’s ...
Створено 27 квітня 2017
2. Giving a helping hand to India’s neediest children
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As the new school year began, the Bible Society of India offered very practical help to orphaned and needy children. Staff from its Allahabad Auxiliary distributed notebooks, school bags and shoes at the Khristiya Bal Vikas Centre, Unnao, Uttar Pradesh. ‘We have more than 850,00 orphanages across ...
Створено 30 серпня 2016
3. A translation by and for the people: user feedback shapes the Inuktitut Bible
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The Bible in Inuktitut, the language of around 30,000 Inuit people living in Canada’s Eastern Arctic and Northern Quebec, was launched amidst great rejoicing in June 2012. Yet a launch is never the end of the process of Bible translation. Draft translations are repeatedly tested among samples of speakers, ...
Створено 30 серпня 2016
4. Meeting in the regional center of social and psychological rehabilitation for children
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In July 2016, Seventh-Day Adventist Church held a unique meeting at a social and psychological rehabilitation center for children and youth with functional disabilities in  Mukachevo, Western Ukraine. During the "How to Find a Friend" weekly program, more than 50 children have learned many ...
Створено 20 серпня 2016
5. Cameroon’s Musgum people joyfully welcome the first Bible in their language
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On May 28, the Musgum community in Cameroon experienced a precious moment: the arrival of the very first Bible in their language. “Musgum people, the Word of God belongs to you! Through this you are blessed,” said Rev Isaac Sissou during the dedication ceremony.  The ceremony had taken months ...
Створено 03 серпня 2016
6. 5,000 Kapsiki speakers brave danger to welcome their Bible
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By Jacqueline Zoutene, Bible Society of Cameroon Usually, large gatherings are banned in Cameroon’s Far North region, due to high security risks – Boko Haram has carried out a number of deadly attacks there. But on June 4, the iconic mountains near Mogodé – a town very close to the Nigerian border ...
Створено 03 серпня 2016
7. ‘A life dedicated to the Bible’: remembering former UBS President Rev Gurli Vibe Jensen
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The Danish Bible Society and United Bible Societies have been paying tribute to Rev Gurli Vibe Jensen, a former UBS President, who died in Copenhagen on July 8, aged 91. “Gurli was active in the Danish Bible Society for many years, and served as President of the UBS General Committee from 1981-1984 ...
Створено 03 серпня 2016
8. “It is impossible to be there and not cry”: United Bible Societies in Ecuador visits earthquake zone
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“One week after the earthquake that shook our country, people are trying to get back to normal, but they are still nervous and anxious because of the continuing aftershocks,” writes David Vega, Project Manager at United Bible Societies in Ecuador (UBS in Ecuador). David was one of several Bible Society ...
Створено 27 квітня 2016
9. Bible ministry in Syria continues amidst war
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Nearly five years into the conflict in Syria, which has killed or displaced half the population, staff members of the Bible Society there are continuing their ministry to provide Scriptures for all who need them. “The thirst for Scriptures among Christians here has only increased with all the unrest,” ...
Створено 03 березня 2016
10. The Big Idea competition: win $100K for your Bible Society!
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Hopefully by now you’ve heard about UBS’s very first innovation and enterprise competition, The Big Idea? Launched at the Publishers’ Convention in May and promoted during the Roundtable Exchange in Ethiopia (and through UBS newsletters) the competition is open to all Bible Society staff, giving you ...
Створено 27 серпня 2015
11. A Warm Welcome to our Nigerian Colleagues
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Global Mission Team staff at the UK Hub in Swindon recently had the pleasure of welcoming Dare Ajiboye, General Secretary of the Bible Society of Nigeria, and two senior colleagues, Pastor Victor Damilare, Assistant General Secretary, and Pastor Kola Sokunbi, Assistant General Secretary, Finance. The ...
Створено 27 серпня 2015
12. Ethnic conflict halts Zande translation project in South Sudan: please pray for peace
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The project to make a new translation of the Bible into Zande, the language of around 350,000 people in South Sudan’s Western Equatoria State, has come to an abrupt halt as members of the Zande community flee the city of Yambio, where the project is based. Edward Kajivora, Executive Secretary of the ...
Створено 27 серпня 2015
13. The story that changed everything for an Ethiopian prisoner
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“I deserve to be in prison,” says Hale*, 46, a convicted murderer in a prison in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa. Hale was notorious, a violent criminal who admits to stealing, raping and killing a number of people. “The worst thing is that I did these things for no reason at all,” he says. “My family ...
Створено 06 травня 2015
14. Replacement Bibles needed in Cyclone Pam aftermath
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Some 90% of homes devastated when Cyclone Pam hit the South Pacific nation of Vanuatu on March 13 are in need of replacement Bibles, according to Jack Reuben, manager of the Vanuatu branch of the Bible Society in the South Pacific. The Bible Society has asked other Bible Societies in the United Bible ...
Створено 06 травня 2015
15. Massive Scripture distribution under way in Egypt following ISIS killings
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The distribution of 1.65 million Scripture leaflets designed to bring comfort to a nation in mourning is well under way across Egypt, following the murder of 21 young Egyptian Christians by ISIS in Libya three weeks ago. “This is by far the most widely distributed Christian leaflet in Egypt’s history,” ...
Створено 06 травня 2015
16. ‘God sent you’: hope and help for Liberia’s Ebola survivors
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Wilimena Gbayou’s life changed completely last year when Ebola arrived in her country, Liberia. One by one, as people in her community started dying, she began taking children orphaned by the virus into her house. There are now more than 100 orphans living in Wilimena’s house, which has now become ...
Створено 20 січня 2015
17. ‘GOD HAS COME TO US THROUGH OUR LANGUAGE’
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“For more than 20 years since the completion of the New Testament we have been praying and waiting for the translation of the Old Testament in our language – thank God that the Bible is in my hands.” These were the words of Pastor Flomo Garpai, now 70 years old. Pastor Garpai is a United Methodist pastor ...
Створено 06 січня 2015
18. What it’s like to be blind
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What is it like to walk through a busy city in total darkness? How do you eat a meal when you can’t see what’s on your plate? Most people don’t think about the difficulties blind and visually impaired people face every day but the Bible Society of Costa Rica is working to change this. “There are 260,000 ...
Створено 04 січня 2015
19. Bringing hope to children ‘surrounded by violence’ in Dominican Republic
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Violence is ‘normal’ in this crime-ridden Dominican Republic suburb but a Bible program is bringing hope to its children. Nine-year-old Juan was standing outside a church in his neighbourhood, talking to Carmen Checo of the Dominican Republic Bible Society, when a violent fight broke out nearby between ...
Створено 27 грудня 2014
20. Reading was ‘a dream I never dared to believe could come true’
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Albertine isn’t sure of her age but thinks she’s around 40. She owns two slightly worn and patched shirts, which she carefully hangs up in the small hut she shares with 11 other family members. All their clothes have been given as wages in exchange for long hours of labour in other people’s fields. ...
Створено 11 грудня 2014
21. Better interfaith understanding ‘would leave no room for Boko Haram’
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When Boko Haram stormed into the town of Shaffa in Nigeria’s Borno State some weeks ago, members of the Bura Bible translation team joined thousands of others fleeing for their lives. But Dalta Balami, the translation committee secretary, didn’t make it. He was killed, along with dozens of others, as ...
Створено 04 грудня 2014
22. Helping Swaziland’s traumatised children recover from the ‘AIDS war’
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Marking World Day, December 1, 2014 New HIV infections may be declining in Swaziland, the country hardest hit by the virus, but tens of thousands of orphaned and vulnerable children are in desperate need of help. A Bible-based program in the north of this tiny country is providing support to hundreds ...
Створено 01 грудня 2014
23. A discovery that changes everything
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There is a considerable hunger for God’s Word in Cameroon, and distributing the Bible in audio format gives everyone access to it – young, old, literate and illiterate. For several years, however, the Bible Society there faced so many difficulties in importing Faith Comes By Hearing Proclaimer ...
Створено 28 листопада 2014
24. ‘Great spiritual awakening’ among Slovakia’s Romani people
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Something wonderful is happening among Slovakia’s Romani people. One by one, members of this very poor and marginalised community are becoming Christians and seeking to change their lives and those of their communities. “Many Romani people live in poverty, in houses with no modern facilities, or in ...
Створено 05 листопада 2014
25. The world’s most violent country is ‘changing weapons’
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Two years ago, Angel López (pictured below), the 35-year-old Project Coordinator of the Bible Society of Honduras, had just dropped his young daughter off at school and was on his way to work when he was shot several times. The last shot, to the head, killed him. It was an appalling loss for his family, ...
Створено 05 листопада 2014
26. Armenian ‘Make Your Own Children’s Bible’ launched in Kuwait
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Armenian Christians living in Kuwait were delighted last month when the ‘Make Your Own Children’s Bible’ was launched in their language by the Bible Society in the Gulf. The book, aimed at children aged between 5 and 10, uses simple language and partial line drawings to retell more than 150 Bible ...
Створено 05 листопада 2014
27. Trauma healing workshops continue in South Sudan
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South Sudan, the world’s newest nation, has been in a state of war for nearly a year. But the Bible Society there is continuing its work to make the Bible available and to help people apply its message to their lives. “This teaching has really touched my heart – especially Psalm 34:18, which says, ...
Створено 05 листопада 2014
28. New ‘Bible in plain Dutch’ launched in Netherlands
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A Bible that is easily understandable for a wide audience: that is how the Netherlands Bible Society  describes the new ‘Bijbel in Gewone Taal’ (Bible in plain language), which was officially launched on October 1. “Today is a good day for lovers of the Bible,” said Dr Rieuwerd Buitenwerf, General ...
Створено 05 листопада 2014