Bible Translation Statistics 2021

Whilst the Coronavirus pandemic has caused difficulty for lots of Bible work, we are thankful that Scripture translations have been completed in 66 of the world’s languages during this time, directly benefiting 707 million people. For 46 languages, this was the first Scripture translation. As reported in the Spring version of our Word at Work […]

Bible Engagement in a COVID-World

Nothing about the past year has been normal, including the way in which churches have operated and people have engaged with the Bible. How have people and churches been engaging with the Bible during the pandemic in your area? What kind of impact has the Bible had on the world outside the walls of the […]

Spring Appeal: Kingo Festivals in Egypt

“Kingo” is well known throughout Egypt as the big friendly lion who teaches children Bible stories, Biblical values and morals. The Kingo series is a set of episodes which draw valuable lessons from the Bible and encourage children to grow in their faith and learn Christian characteristics.  As a result of the popularity of Kingo, live […]

52 Bible Resource

At Bible Society NI we understand that the Bible is one BIG STORY! Since January 2021 we have been journeying through our brand new resource – 52 – to take you on a journey of discovery through the Bible. Ideal for families, Sunday Schools, Y.F. groups and even small group ministries, the 52 plan guides […]

Translating God’s Word

When we read the Bible in English, we hear God’s Word in our heart language; we read God’s promises for us in the language we use every day. We have access to the whole Bible in English, from Genesis to Revelation, in this language that we know and understand. At any time, we can open […]

Greatest Gift 2020

Can you think of the greatest gift you have ever received? Perhaps it was something you needed, something with great sentimental value, or something you just really wanted. The Bible is the ultimate Greatest Gift we have been given; its message has the power to change people’s lives forever. Around the world there are Christians […]

Word at Work: Autumn 2020

Welcome to the latest edition of Word at Work, the Bible Society NI magazine! In this edition we hear from Bible Societies around the world and how they are dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. We’ve also included resources for you and your church and an article on the “Bible for Every Cuban” project. Links to […]

“I Should Do Something: BUT WHAT?”

There’s no doubt about it, we’re living in a “new normal” where everything looks different. We’ve asked Andrew Lamberton to write us a blog about how we can share the Gospel in our everyday “new normal”. Here’s some practical advice about sharing God’s Word in the midst of our current situation.  “I Should Do Something—BUT […]

United Bible Societies Solidarity Fund

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every Bible Society in the world. Most Bible Society offices, Bible book shops and warehouses have had to temporarily close. Projects have had to be suspended until it is once again safe for staff, volunteers and the people who we are reaching. For some Bible Societies this has had a devastating impact […]

The Bread of Life Programme: Summer Appeal

It is said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and for the children who participate in the “Bread of Life” programme in Peru this is especially true. For many it can be the only food they eat all day.The “Pan de Vida” or “Bread of Life” programme has been running for […]