24 October 2017

Read & Pray Around the World

READ: John 16 : 16-24

PRAY: Pray for the Colombian Bible Society as they work with local churches providing food, education and Bibles for the Wayuu indigenous community. Pray that families will be responsive to God’s Word and that lives will be transformed.

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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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International Literacy Day – using the Bible to improve literacy in rural China

8th September 2017

Literacy and the Bible Today is International Literacy Day. UNESCO first started this worldwide enterprise on 8th September 1965, aiming to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies. Why is it so important for the […]

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How Bible stories about fish are bringing literacy to South Sudan’s Shilluk people

17th August 2017

Fish are central to the Shilluk people’s way of life. They eat fish, sell fish and fall asleep thinking about fish! Fish is everything to them. A husband has a legal right to divorce his wife if she […]

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From the Blog

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 As we come to Harvest season the Foodbank becomes a busy place. Local Schools and Churches often collect for us as part of their Harvest celebration s and we are so grateful for this. […]

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What is God up to where we are?

If the Gospel is the power of God unto salvation, then the primary mission of the Church to sinners is to proclaim the Gospel. Whether it’s Morningside or Muirhouse, Barnton or Broomhouse, New Town or Niddrie, each is in equal need of the power of God unto salvation.

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