12 December 2017

Read & Pray Around the World

READ: 1Cor 6 : 1-11

PRAY: Pray for the Bible Society in Mozambique as they produce a revised Bible for the Ndau people. Pray for wisdom and inspiration for the translation team as they work together on this project.

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A New Translation for one of the World’s Oldest Scriptures

8th December 2017

An Ancient Text The Ge-ez language Scriptures in Ethiopia have been in use for around 1500 years, making them one of the oldest translations of Scripture in the world. However, no complete Ge’ez Bible has ever been published. […]

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Thousands celebrate new Bible translation in Guatemala

20th November 2017

A time to celebrate On 5th August 2017, over 2500 people came together in the town of San Cristobal Varapaz in central Guatemala for the official launch of the Poqomchi Bible with Deuterocanon. For the 70,000 Poqomchi people […]

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Trauma healing

Trauma Healing – a Bible-based pastoral resource for churches

14th September 2017

The Lord is near to those who are discouraged; he saves those who have lost all hope. Psalm 34:18 GNB Emotional trauma impacts more than one in seven people worldwide. In the aftermath of human tragedy — war, […]

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Kalenjin people now have Bible in their heart language

14th September 2017

The Kalenjin are an ethnic group from the Nile Valley region of Kenya. According to the last Kenyan census in 2009, there are around 4.9 million Kalenjin people, the third highest ethnic group in the country. Now, because […]

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From the Blog

Migrant Ministries of Love – Guest Blog

Our guest contributor this month is Alastair Duncan, Transition Minister at St George’s Tron in Glasgow. In this blog he talks about the importance of refugees in Scotland, using the Biblical example of Joseph, a foreigner in a […]

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Hope within the Hopeless – Trauma Healing

In the first of a two-part blog, our Bible Advocacy Manager Nick Franks talks about the hopelessness felt after loss. Using the example of Naomi in the book of Ruth, Nick reminds us that God’s providential love is […]

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God reigns over the nations: A report from Ukraine

A few weeks ago, three SBS staff members attended a United Bible Societies Induction in Ukraine. Our Head of Bible Engagement, Adrian Armstrong, talks about what he, Rachael and Caroline got up to and the lessons they learned. […]

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“For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat.” Foodbanks at Harvest time

Foodbanks – feeding Scotland’s neediest ~ Ann Carson is our guest blogger this month. Ann is the Co-ordinator of East Dunbartonshire Foodbank. She is married to Robert and has a son and a daughter.  She has been part of Kirkintilloch Baptist […]

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