The Forum of Bible Agencies International is the world's only forum for ministry leaders designed to benefit member agencies & their partners

NEW YORK – The Forum of Bible Agencies International is the world’s only forum for international Bible ministry leaders designed to benefit member agencies individually and through the partnerships they create. Let’s imagine that every Bible-believing Christian in America decides to move to a foreign country as ambassadors for Christ. What would that look like?…

While Bible translation is a key component of their work, Pioneer Bible Translators’ mission and vision are much broader.

DALLAS, TX – International Literacy Day is September 8, 2020. Pioneer Bible Translators’ approach to reducing illiteracy is unique. Their name implies that their work is limited to Bible translation. While Bible translation is a key component of their work, Pioneer Bible Translators’ mission and vision are much broader. The PBT team includes translators who…

Wycliffe Associates hopes to provide the tools, like Virtual Bible Translation Workshops, for 70 language groups to launch.

ORLANDO, FL — Wycliffe Associates, an international organization that empowers mother-tongue Bible translators and partners with local churches in the advancement of Bible translation, has developed a virtual rendition of its MAST (Mobilized Assistance Supporting Translation) methodology. MAST is a collaborative translation method that involves local churches as translation teams and builds on the natural…

Christian Concert

WASHINGTON — The Museum of the Bible has partnered with Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) to produce “The Truth I’m Standing On,” a concert featuring high-profile recording artists sharing songs about healing during this difficult time for our country and world. TBN will broadcast the concert as a two-part event. Part one aired Friday, July 31,…

This new edition of Bible Translation: An Introductory Course in Translation Principles will help greatly for training a new generation of Bible translators

CARY, NC — SIL International’s Academic Publishing group announces the highly anticipated release of Katharine Barnwell’s much-revered new Bible translation textbook. The updated and expanded fourth edition of this historic volume and classic among biblical scholars along with the new edition of the accompanying Teacher’s Manual have just been published. This new edition of Bible…

Wycliffe Associates received requests for 479 Bible Translation Recording Kits that make translation possible for oral cultures & those who can't read.

ORLANDO, FL — Wycliffe Associates, an international organization that empowers mother-tongue Bible translators and partners with local churches in the advancement of Bible translation, has received requests for 479 Bible Translation Recording Kits (BTRKs) that make it possible to complete an entire recorded translation of the Bible. The kits consist of a computer tablet, translation…

Bible translators and their families in remote and poverty-stricken areas are facing starvation due to food shortages resulting from the COVID 19 pandemic.

ORLANDO, FL — Wycliffe Associates, an international organization that empowers mother-tongue Bible translators and partners with local churches in the advancement of Bible translation, reports that Bible translators and their families in remote and poverty-stricken areas are facing starvation due to food shortages resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. President and CEO Bruce Smith says, “My…

Wycliffe Associates has recently identified 10 language groups that don’t yet have complete Bibles, although translation projects began decades ago.

ORLANDO, FL — Wycliffe Associates, an international organization that empowers mother-tongue Bible translators and partners with local churches in the advancement of Bible translation, has recently identified 10 language groups that don’t yet have complete Bibles, although translation projects began decades ago. “Some were thrilled when missionaries translated even a single book of the Bible,”…

FaithWords and Minno Kids are pleased to announce its Laugh and Grow Bible for Kids* has won the 2020 Christian Book Award in the Children's category.

NASHVILLE — FaithWords, a division of Hachette Book Group, and Minno Kids are pleased to announce its Laugh and Grow Bible for Kids* has won the 2020 Christian Book Award in the Children’s category. Written by VeggieTales® Creator Phil Vischer, the Laugh and Grow Bible for Kids was originally released in September 2019 and quickly…

Bible Study Media announced today it will offer content from one of their recent books to the public at no cost through their new online community platform.

Christian publisher offers contents of newly launched book via online community platformHOUSTON — Bible Study Media (BSM), a Christian curriculum publishing ministry and 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, announced today it will offer content from one of their recently launched books to the public at no cost through their new online community platform. “We are living in…

To help churches stay connected and minister to their members during and after the COVID-19 pandemic, Back to the Bible is offering a free digital service.

NASHVILLE — To help churches stay connected and minister to their members during and after the COVID-19 pandemic, Back to the Bible is offering a free digital service. The BttB.App (https://www.bttb.app/) platform offers churches the ability to integrate their existing websites with various functions such as coordination of online groups and classes, social engagement between…

Wycliffe Associates is using technology to protect and empower Bible translators working in regions of intense persecution for Christians.

ORLANDO, FL — Wycliffe Associates, an international organization that empowers mother-tongue Bible translators and partners with local churches in the advancement of Bible translation, is using technology to protect and empower Bible translators working in regions of intense persecution for Christians. By using high-capacity, Print On Demand equipment, Bible translators can quickly print the Scriptures…

Wycliffe Associates trains workers to operate and maintain high-speed, digital printing systems, which can be concealed in the small room of a safe house. The translated Scriptures then can be printed from a flash drive.

ORLANDO, FL — Wycliffe Associates, an international organization that empowers mother-tongue Bible translators and partners with local churches in the advancement of Bible translation, says the demand for Bibles has dramatically increased—especially in the Middle East. In areas where Christianity is a minority religion and Christians risk persecution, even death, Wycliffe Associates’ Print On Demand…

The Bible Project—a non-profit, crowdfunded studio that produces short-form, fully animated videos to make the biblical story accessible to everyone.

PORTLAND, OR — The Bible Project — a non-profit, crowdfunded animation studio that produces short-form, fully animated videos to make the biblical story accessible to everyone, everywhere with over 150 million organic views—is releasing the first crowdfunded digital devotional for busy moms at #MomCon. “Gospel Wisdom for Moms,” which is free and available now, is…

Smith says the Bible translators “will make any sacrifice, take any risk, to make Bibles available to their people in their own heart language.”

ORLANDO, FL — Wycliffe Associates an international organization involving people in the advancement of Bible translation, has received requests from some of the most persecuted places in the world for Christians: Africa, Asia, and Indonesia for 1,525 computer tablets to aid in Bible translation. The tablets play a valuable role in the MAST (Mobilized Assistance…

FaithWords is pleased to announce its most significant kids publication to date by author Phil Vischer—the Laugh and Learn Bible for Kids.

Hachette Book Group’s FaithWords Division Rolls out the Laugh and Learn Bible for Kids on September 10th, Combining Fun, Whimsical Storytelling with Biblical Context and Facts NASHVILLE – FaithWords, a division of Hachette Book Group, is pleased to announce its most significant kids publication to date, adding to an already-popular collection of FaithWords kid’s books…

Wycliffe is working to accelerate Bible translation in Indonesia. There, the Christians facing persecution are still without the Bible in their language.

ORLANDO, FL — Wycliffe Associates is working to accelerate Bible translation in Indonesia, the largest Muslim nation in the world. There, the Christians facing persecution daily are still without the Bible in their language. Wycliffe Associates provides computer tablets and training to mother-tongue translators around the world, so they can translate the Bible quickly and…

Christians from hundreds of language groups have asked Wycliffe Associates for more than 300 Bible Translation Recording Kits (BTRKs).

ORLANDO, FL — Christians from hundreds of language groups have asked Wycliffe Associates for technology to make the Bible accessible in their unwritten languages. The international organization involving people in the advancement of Bible translation recently has received requests for more than 300 Bible Translation Recording Kits (BTRKs). The kits, developed by Wycliffe Associates, contain…

Wycliffe Associates is ready to begin Scripture translation for 10 languages in an undisclosed nation where the government fiercely opposes Christianity.

ORLANDO, FL — Wycliffe Associates, an international organization involving people in the advancement of Bible translation, is ready to begin Scripture translation for 10 languages in an undisclosed nation where the government fiercely opposes Christianity and evangelism is illegal. There are 150 language groups in the country, and Christians from 10 language groups there want…

Wycliffe Associates, an international organization involving people in the advancement of Bible translation, intends to launch 100 new Bible translations this year among the most populous people on the island of Borneo. More than three million Dayak people on Borneo, representing 287 languages, are without the Scriptures.

Orlando, FL — Wycliffe Associates, an international organization involving people in the advancement of Bible translation, intends to launch 100 new Bible translations this year among the most populous people on the island of Borneo. More than three million Dayak people on Borneo, representing 287 languages, are without the Scriptures. “Millions of Dayak people have…

ESV Single Column Journaling Bible, Large Print

Orlando, FL — Wycliffe Associates, an international organization involving people in the advancement of Bible translation, hopes to soon launch new Bible translation projects for 250 language groups in Nigeria that are without the Scriptures in their heart language. “The Christians there are pleading with us for the tools, technology, and training so they can…

Church leaders from more than 600 language groups around the world have asked Wycliffe Associates for the technology and training to start Bible translation

Orlando, Florida, USA — Church leaders from more than 600 language groups around the world have asked Wycliffe Associates for the technology and training to start translating the Bible using a translation method known as MAST (Mobilized Assistance Supporting Translation). “They have the commitment to proclaim Christ, even in the most dangerous areas,” said Bruce…

The international ministry Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF) is using models built of LEGO bricks as a tool to build community relationships with families while teaching children the Word of God.

WARRENTON, MO — The international ministry Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF) is using models built of LEGO bricks as a tool to build community relationships with families while teaching children the Word of God. The CEF workers partner with local church volunteers by providing the popular building blocks, figures and instructions so the children can create…

Biblica has licensed its Nueva Version International translation for a Spanish-language, hip-hop-style audio Bible to be produced by Streetlights.

Nueva Version International translation in partnership with Streetlights to feature in creative presentation of God’s Word for contemporary audience COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Biblica, the International Bible Society (www.biblica.com), is partnering with a multi-media urban ministry team to share the Bible’s unchanging, relevant truth in an innovative way. Biblica is pleased to bring its Spanish-language…

Using nationals to reach nationals, organization promotes evangelism and Bible distribution under stricter laws COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — As the Chinese government clarifies its religious beliefs policy, Bibles For The World (BFTW) President John Pudaite says his organization will focus on the urgent need for effective Scripture distribution while helping believers understand their religious rights. According to Pudaite,…