19 October 2017

Read & Pray Around the World

READ: John 15 : 9-17

PRAY: Bibles are in high demand throughout the Micronesian Islands, however few people can afford to purchase one. Pray for a project where Bibles are provided at subsidised prices to allow churches to purchase quantities for distribution particularly among young people and children.

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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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Ghana women with Bibles

Scripture distribution tops 400 million for third year running

6th July 2017

A recent report from the United Bible Societies shows that, for the third year in a row, Bible Societies across the world have distributed more than 400 million Scripture items – a figure that includes 34 million Bibles. […]

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From the Blog

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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Celebrating Bible Sunday

Bible Sunday is celebrated annually with churches using the same Bible passage as their focus so that across Scotland we join together to celebrate God’s Word. It’s a time when we remember the continuing impact the Bible has on individuals and communities in Scotland and throughout the world.

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