Providing the “Bread of Life” in Peru

In Peru, more than half a million children under the age of 5 are malnourished. 25% of the population live in poverty, and yet, the thing they want most is to have a Bible of their own. That’s why the Peruvian Bible Society began the “Pan de Vida” project, or as we might know it, […]

Reflecting Back & Moving On

Catherine, our outgoing General Secretary, shares her reflections on the last 8 years. When I started as General Secretary in April 2016, I had a lot to learn! Those first months involved learning about our team, our Board, and our work. It involved a World Assembly of United Bible Societies in Philadelphia and a lot […]

Botswana: Bibles for the Bakgalagari

A project update from 2014 In our Autumn 2014 magazine, almost 10 years ago, we introduced a translation project run by the Bible Society of Botswana in partnership with the Lutheran Bible Translators. The Bible has never been available in Shekgalagari, the language of the Bakgalagari people who mainly live in the Kgalagari desert. Now, […]

UBS Bible Translation Statistics 2023

At the heart of the work of Bible Societies across the world is the value of making sure that everyone on the earth can one day read God’s Word in their own heart language. It is our prayer that everyone would be able to hear God speaking to them in the language that they think […]

Staff Update – May 2024

Our General Secretary, Catherine, is moving on from Bible Society NI this month to a new role with our United Bible Societies global fellowship as Head of Mobilisation. Her new role will involve building collaboration between Bible Societies around the world. Please pray for Catherine as she finishes up her time with Bible Society NI […]

Sharing the Gospel through sport in Albania

Albania has been described as one of the least religious countries in the world – some might see that as a challenge, but the Bible Society in Albania see this as an opportunity. Since the beginnings of the work of the Bible Society in Albania in 1996 they have used sports to reach out to […]

Confidence in God’s Word

If you were to decide one day to go sky diving, you have decided to put your trust not only in the person you are attached to but also the big piece of material that they are attached to. You have decided to put your entire life in the hands of a stranger and their […]

Providing God’s Word in Difficult Places

Despite major persecution, the church across the Middle East and North Africa is growing!  But, they desperately need Bibles.  Your support today is vital to help provide God’s Word to everyone who wants it. There are some places where it is simply too dangerous for me to share about the details of Bible Society work […]

Learn to tell the best story ever told

Many of us will enjoy a good story, some of us might be good at telling a story too. Simply the Story is a group which focus on telling Bible stories. We support a project using Simply the Story material in the Gulf where groups of migrants are equipped to share their faith through telling […]

The Amazing Journey: Baptist Youth

Amazing Journey is a primary school assembly lesson which runs through the entire Bible in 40 minutes coordinated by Baptist Youth. It consists of big set pieces laid out in School assembly halls with actors and volunteers from local Baptist Churches coming along to help run the sessions. This project is in 98 schools across […]