Summer Appeal: Accessible Bibles in Sri Lanka

Imagine you are the only person in your community or church who cannot read the Bible. Others around you access it with ease, but you struggle to understand or even need someone else to read it to you. This is the case for many people in Sri Lanka who have a hearing or visual disability. […]

Time for Discipleship as a family

Being a parent can be hard work sometimes. Add to that a global pandemic and there are so many more things that can get thrown in the mix of life, some good and some more challenging. I have always worked full time and life can get busy, juggling work, life, friends, involvement in church! In […]

Word at Work: Summer 2021 Magazine

Our latest edition of our Word at Work magazine is here! In this issue we look forward as we welcome our new Chair of the Board, Tommy Stewart, and celebrate 75 years of United Bible Societies with Elaine Duncan. We have local news, international news and our regular Prayer at Work pages. There’s also a […]

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

On Wednesday 28th April we were thrilled to facilitate a conversation with Johnny McClaughlin (Pastor, Hamilton Road Baptist Church), Rick Hill (Discipleship and Leadership Development Officer, PCI) and Dina Katanacho (Director of the Arab-Israeli Bible Society) on Bible Engagement across Northern Ireland and the Middle East during the Coronavirus Pandemic. Sharing stories of their experiences […]

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 […]