29 April 2016

Read & Pray Around the World

READ: Heb 8 : 7-13

PRAY: Pray for the Bible Society of Costa Rica as they seek to help church leaders, pastors and Sunday School teachers by providing them with resources to help people engage with the Bible.

Latest News

Since the devastating earthquakes in April and May 2015, the Nepal Bible Society has been working hard to bring hope and help hundreds of families. Over the past year it has provided tarpaulins, roofing sheets and other materials to hundreds of families in affected districts whose homes were destroyed. It has also replaced the Scriptures of many hundreds of Christians who lost theirs in the earthquake. Here, Nepal Bible Society General Secretary Tej Jirel (blue shirt) shares a laugh with an elderly villager as she receives roofing sheets to help her build a shelter. (Project 82753)


One year after Nepal earthquake ‘Christians have remained strong’

26th April 2016

On the 25th of April 2015, three earthquakes struck Nepal, killing and injuring thousands and devastating the country. A year after the tragedy, Tej Jirel, General Secretary of the Nepal Bible Society reflects on how the Nepalese Christians… READ MORE


Celebrating our Patron’s 90th birthday

21st April 2016

We are honoured that Her Majesty The Queen is the Patron of the Scottish Bible Society. This year, Her Majesty celebrates her 90th birthday and we are delighted to send our loyal greetings to wish Her Majesty a happy… READ MORE

Young 'boda boda' (motorcycle taxi) drivers in Juba, South Sudan, helped unload a large consignment of Bibles for free as their service to the Bible Society. 'This is our Bible Society,' they told Executive Secretary Edward Kajivora, as they carried the heavy boxes into the warehouse. 

Bible distribution flourishes in South Sudan

7th April 2016

It is always encouraging to hear about the successful work of different Bible Societies around the world and the impact that God’s Word is having on millions of lives. In South Sudan, Bible distribution has flourished in recent… READ MORE

Persecuted Church

Persecuted for Following Christ

30th March 2016

Every year Open Doors, a ministry aimed at serving persecuted Christians worldwide, updates its ‘World Watch List’. The list highlights the top 50 countries throughout the world that face the most severe levels of persecution. We are thankful… READ MORE

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‘A time to mourn and a time to dance’

As I walk into work each morning, I have started to notice the first signs of spring. Daffodils are in bloom despite the weather we’ve endured the past few weeks here in Edinburgh. But there is the promise… READ MORE

Joyful Easter

  And being found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to death – even death on a cross! Philippians 2:8 I have had reason this week to think about the nature of Jesus’… READ MORE

God’s concern for the outsider

  After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem… On coming to the house, they saw the child with his mother Mary, and they bowed… READ MORE

God’s Gift

In the offices of the Scottish Bible Society we were waiting like expectant children on Christmas morning. After months of planning, discussions over cover design, and many hours looking over drawings and quotes, God’s Gift – a special… READ MORE

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