30 May 2016

Read & Pray Around the World

READ: Acts 1 : 1-11

PRAY: Pray for the Bible Society in the Gambia as they work with young people encouraging them to interact with God’s Word. Pray that the Bible will impact these young lives as they read it together.

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Tot Nhernh (left), 93, shares the incredible story of how Christianity came to Cambodia's Bunong people during the Vietnam war. Mr Nhernh is delighted that the very first New Testament in his language will be published in May 2016 in both Roman and Khmer scripts, making it understandable for Bunong people in both Vietnam and Cambodia. (Project 70737) Story: http://ubscommunity.org/blog/2016/01/12/the-long-journey-of-the-bunong-new-testament/


The long journey of the Bunong New Testament

26th May 2016

The long journey of the Bunong New Testament shows the incredible hope and comfort that God’s Word can offer people during difficult times and the transformation that spreading His Word can have on the lives of many. During […]

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The Gift – a Gospel for Christmas

19th May 2016

At the end of 2015 over 20,000 small red books were distributed across Scotland. Called God’s Gift and designed to look like a Christmas present these were copies of Luke’s Gospel, part designed by children and intended to be used as gifts from the church to those outside it.

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Yi Bible translator's notebook, Yunnan Province, China. (project 71200 - CONFIDENTIAL)

50 new Scripture translations completed last year

5th May 2016

We believe that everyone should have access to the Bible in their own heart language so that they can cherish God’s Word and strengthen their relationship with Him. It is extremely encouraging to hear about the fruitful work […]

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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 […]

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From the Blog

Putting God’s Word in the hands of Scottish Children

This month, we continue to look at the theme of passing on God’s Word to others. We are delighted that Andy Bathgate, Chief Executive at Scripture Union Scotland, has provided this guest blog post which talks about imparting […]

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Who are you entrusting with the truth?

“The things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses entrust to reliable people who will also be qualified to teach others” 2 Timothy 2:2 (NIV) Shortly before he died,  the man who mentored me […]

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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 […]

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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’ […]

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