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EEM Announces Availability of New 499 Project Bible Illustrations for Proverbs

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HURST, TX — EEM (Eastern European Mission), a ministry that has been providing free Bibles in former Communist bloc countries and surrounding nations since 1961, is excited to announce the newest “Envisioning Truth 499” addition, highlighting the book of Proverbs. Made possible by Publishing Director Scott Hayes, this creative, educational compilation has previously included 499… Continue reading EEM Announces Availability of New 499 Project Bible Illustrations for Proverbs

iBIBLE Genesis Becomes First Animated Series to be Certified as Authentic Translation of Biblical Narrative

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DALLAS — RevelationMedia, the visionary organization behind the groundbreaking iBIBLE initiative, announced it has received an important endorsement from SIL International Translation Services, a leading global authority on Bible translations, certifying its iBIBLE Genesis scripts as an authentic translation of the Biblical Narrative and making it the first animated series to be certified as an… Continue reading iBIBLE Genesis Becomes First Animated Series to be Certified as Authentic Translation of Biblical Narrative

Prison Fellowship International and Eastern European Mission Partner to Distribute More Than 100,000 Bibles and Scripture Resources

WASHINGTON and FORT WORTH, TX — Prison Fellowship International (PFI) and Eastern European Mission (EEM) have signed a new agreement to provide 71,000 adult, 8,500 teen and 34,500 child-friendly Bibles to seven PFI national affiliates across Eastern Europe, which will be distributed to prisoners and their families in the months and years to come. The… Continue reading Prison Fellowship International and Eastern European Mission Partner to Distribute More Than 100,000 Bibles and Scripture Resources

iBIBLE’s ‘The Real Story of Jesus’ Receives Funding for 100 Additional Language Translations

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RICHARDSON, TX — U.S.-based RevelationMedia announced two significant milestones today in its groundbreaking iBIBLE initiative. First, the overwhelming success of an iBIBLE special episode, The Real Story of Jesus, that presents the story of Jesus from creation to His second coming. Since its release on December 3, the ministry reports, more than 1,290,000 people have… Continue reading iBIBLE’s ‘The Real Story of Jesus’ Receives Funding for 100 Additional Language Translations

Wycliffe Associates Bringing Bible Translation Technology to Indigenous Translators Lacking Internet Access

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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 working to provide Christians in 35 language groups across Indonesia and Southeast Asia with Bible Translation Acceleration Kits (BTAKs)—and the training to use them. Each kit includes a computer, special… Continue reading Wycliffe Associates Bringing Bible Translation Technology to Indigenous Translators Lacking Internet Access

As Rockets ‘The Size of Double Decker Buses’ Pound Lviv, Ukrainian Team Risks Everything to Bring iBIBLE to Life

LVIV, UKRAINE — In the heart of Ukraine’s war-torn landscape, men maneuver stealthily through the darkness on their way to work, careful to avoid security checkpoints where they would be detained and sent to the front lines of the ongoing war with Russia. Some of them do this to make their way to an office… Continue reading As Rockets ‘The Size of Double Decker Buses’ Pound Lviv, Ukrainian Team Risks Everything to Bring iBIBLE to Life

Easter Release of iBIBLE: Genesis Sets the Stage for Unrivaled Animation of Entire Biblical Narrative

DALLAS — Marking a monumental milestone, RevelationMedia will unveil 42 episodes of iBIBLE Genesis, the first completed section of its iBIBLE project, on Easter. iBIBLE is the first-ever animated and interactive presentation of the entire Biblical Narrative, from creation to the second coming of Christ. Upon completion, projected by 2032, the groundbreaking, $25 million dollar,… Continue reading Easter Release of iBIBLE: Genesis Sets the Stage for Unrivaled Animation of Entire Biblical Narrative

Israeli Farmers Bring the Bible to Life in Judea

ISRAEL — A large part of the world refers to the land of Judea and Samaria as “Cisjordania.” For many Christians, and especially for the Jews living there, Judea is considered the land of the Bible. In these hills not far from Jerusalem, the Arugot Farm is located. For six years, its founders have built… Continue reading Israeli Farmers Bring the Bible to Life in Judea

Peachtree Reaches One Billion Bibles

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ATLANTA — Peachtree Proofreading Services proudly announces a significant milestone in their history. They have contributed to Bibles that now exceed one billion copies distributed worldwide. “Our journey, deeply rooted in a mission to protect and advance God’s Word, celebrates a profound impact–over one billion Bibles,” says Christopher Hudson, President of Peachtree. “This milestone is… Continue reading Peachtree Reaches One Billion Bibles

Christian Organization Offers Bible’s Answers for America’s ‘Suffering Poor’

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RICHARDSON, TX — The U.S. government’s $33 trillion “monster debt” — the largest in U.S. history — is a direct result of the nation’s rejection of biblical principles, says the producer of a new video series addressing the current economic calamity. The eight-part series, Biblical Economics: Answers for Difficult Days, was released in November, and… Continue reading Christian Organization Offers Bible’s Answers for America’s ‘Suffering Poor’

Greg Laurie Honored with Museum of the Bible Narrative Pillar Award

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WASHINGTON — Renowned pastor, author, and evangelist Greg Laurie was this year’s esteemed recipient of the Museum of the Bible’s Narrative Pillar Award. The prestigious Pillar Award was conferred to individuals recognized for their unrelenting commitment to engage the world with Biblical truths during the Museum of the Bible’s 2023 Gala & Experience. The Museum… Continue reading Greg Laurie Honored with Museum of the Bible Narrative Pillar Award

Wycliffe Associates Follows Bible Translation with Distribution of Printed Scripture, New Testaments

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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 working with churches and translation partners to print and distribute newly translated Scripture. In one village in Southern Africa, the Wycliffe Associates team distributed the first-ever New Testaments in the… Continue reading Wycliffe Associates Follows Bible Translation with Distribution of Printed Scripture, New Testaments

LifeWise Academy Offering Bible Education to Students in America

COLUMBUS, OH — As schools across the country are kicking off a new school year, LifeWise Academy has now reached a major milestone in their expansion of released time religious instruction: students in over 300 public schools will be attending Bible education classes this year. In 2019, LifeWise offered its first released time classes for… Continue reading LifeWise Academy Offering Bible Education to Students in America

Biblica Announces Strategic Alignment with Digital and Innovation Partner, Clear Bible

PALMER LAKE, CO — Biblica has announced plans to strategically align with and absorb technology and innovation organization Clear Bible, Inc, in a move aimed at realizing the Bible translation world’s collective ambition to make Scripture available in every language by 2033. Biblica has been a key partner for Clear Bible since 2020, providing funding… Continue reading Biblica Announces Strategic Alignment with Digital and Innovation Partner, Clear Bible

Dodging Police and Smuggling Bibles in China

CHINA — It’s illegal to buy a Bible online in China, and some ethnic minorities find it really hard to get a Bible at all. The Chinese authorities watch every movement – not just on the street, but online too. With support from Christian charity Open Doors, Ming (name changed) takes huge risks to serve… Continue reading Dodging Police and Smuggling Bibles in China

EEM Unveils 499 Bible Illustrations

HURST, TX — EEM (Eastern European Mission), a ministry that has been providing free Bibles in former Communist bloc countries and surrounding nations since 1961, will now be the conduit, thanks to Publishing Director Scott Hayes, for getting 499 illustrations for the New Testament – nearly two for every chapter – to children and adults… Continue reading EEM Unveils 499 Bible Illustrations

Fun and Faith in Iraq Bible Competition

IRAQ — Young believers in Iraq are discovering how to apply the Bible in their everyday lives – through a fun, interactive Bible competition run by Open Doors local partners. Wiam: We have an activity today in the Holy Bible. the Gospel of John. We read it and prepare for upcoming questions. The contest will… Continue reading Fun and Faith in Iraq Bible Competition

Child Migrant Meets Christ by Reading the Bible Given to Him at the Camp

MATAMOROS, MEXICO — Thousands of migrants continue to arrive at the United States border seeking asylum. In an improvised migrant camp in Matamoros, Mexico, a gifted Bible changes the life of a Venezuelan child. Joseph Rendón: I learned that if one has confidence in God, everything is possible. The faith in Christ Jesus reaches the… Continue reading Child Migrant Meets Christ by Reading the Bible Given to Him at the Camp

An Unfinished Task: Translating The Full Bible for the Ifè People in Togo

ATAKPAMÉ, TOGO — The Ifè people of Togo have had the New Testament in their language since 2009, and it has had a huge impact. But having the full Bible in Ifè is vital to ensure that people have the complete message of God’s word in their language, and so translating work continues. Akoété –… Continue reading An Unfinished Task: Translating The Full Bible for the Ifè People in Togo

Ukraine: Desperate Times Lead to Surge in Summer Bible Camps

LOVES PARK, IL — The Ukraine war and growing desperation in hard times are driving a surge in the number of children expected to flock to Bible camps this summer across the former Soviet Union, a region once steeped in atheism. Amid fears the Ukraine conflict could escalate at any moment, Illinois-based Slavic Gospel Association… Continue reading Ukraine: Desperate Times Lead to Surge in Summer Bible Camps

Bible App for Kids Celebrates 100 Million Installs Worldwide

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — YouVersion and OneHope created the free Bible App for Kids in 2013 to encourage children to engage with God’s Word. Since then, the app has been installed by families in every country in the world. While it took seven years to reach the first 50 million installs, the app saw another… Continue reading Bible App for Kids Celebrates 100 Million Installs Worldwide

Mexico Migrants Receive Solar Bibles

MEXICO — As migrants of many nations gather in improvised camps near the U.S. border, hope can come in the form of a solar-powered audio Bibles. American seminary students and church members visit a camp in Reynosa, Mexico, to deliver the Galcom devices, entertain the children, and bring comfort and aid to those fleeing conflict… Continue reading Mexico Migrants Receive Solar Bibles

Persecuted Christians in South Asia Bravely Translating Bible with Help from Wycliffe Associates

ORLANDO, FL — Wycliffe Associates, an international organization that empowers mother-tongue Bible translators and partners with local churches in the advancement of Bible translation, will participate in a New Testament dedication in South Asia nation (undisclosed for security reasons) this month, which is the first completed Bible translation project in a minority language. Local Bible… Continue reading Persecuted Christians in South Asia Bravely Translating Bible with Help from Wycliffe Associates

New ‘Bible in a Year With Jack Graham’ Podcast passes 10 million downloads

PLANO, TX — “Bible in a Year with Jack Graham” podcastmhas exceeded 10 million downloads. The podcast from Pray.com, the No. 1 app for prayer and faith-based audio and video streaming content, is done in collaboration with iHeartPodcasts and sponsored by the leading healthcare-sharing community Medishare. The “Bible in a Year Podcast with Jack Graham”… Continue reading New ‘Bible in a Year With Jack Graham’ Podcast passes 10 million downloads

Eastern European Mission Provides 225,000 Children’s Bibles to Former Communist Nation

HURST, TX — EEM (Eastern European Mission), a ministry that has steadfastly worked for more than 60 years to supply free Bibles to Eastern Europe and the surrounding nations, recently delivered 225,000 Children’s Bibles in North Macedonia as a result of its Bibles for Kids fundraising campaign. The gift was recognized by both the Church… Continue reading Eastern European Mission Provides 225,000 Children’s Bibles to Former Communist Nation

Historic Bibles for Kids Distribution in Macedonia

SKOPJE, MACEDONIA — EEM (Eastern European Mission), a ministry that has steadfastly worked for more than 60 years to supply free Bibles to Eastern Europe and the surrounding nations, recently delivered 225,000 Children’s Bibles in North Macedonia as a result of its Bibles for Kids fundraising campaign. The gift was recognized by both the Church… Continue reading Historic Bibles for Kids Distribution in Macedonia

Minno Brings ‘Laugh and Grow Bible For Kids’ to Life, Adapting Best-Selling Bible for Screen

NASHVILLE — Minno, a kids’ media company, announced today that its best-selling “Laugh and Grow Bible for Kids,” is being adapted for screen through vibrant animation. An initial four-episodes and Christmas Special for children ages 4-8+ will launch just in time for the holidays. The “Laugh and Grow Bible for Kids” animated series invites kids… Continue reading Minno Brings ‘Laugh and Grow Bible For Kids’ to Life, Adapting Best-Selling Bible for Screen

Wycliffe Associates Giving Essential Aid to Bible Translation Partners Devastated by War in Ukraine

ORLANDO, FL — Wycliffe Associates, an international organization that empowers mother-tongue Bible translators and partners with Ukraine local churches in the advancement of Bible translation, is supplying essential aid to Ukrainian national Bible translators. Through its Emergency 911 Fund, Wycliffe Associates supplies practical help, including food, clean water, shelter, and even evacuations, to Bible translators… Continue reading Wycliffe Associates Giving Essential Aid to Bible Translation Partners Devastated by War in Ukraine

Open Doors Founder and Famed Bible Smuggler ‘Brother Andrew’ Dies at Age 94

SANTA ANA, CA — Anne Van der Bijl, the founder of international nonprofit Open Doors, and known around the world as “Brother Andrew,” died at the age of 94 at his home in the Netherlands, according to a family spokesperson. Brother Andrew was the founder of Open Doors, the oldest worldwide ministry to persecuted Christians.… Continue reading Open Doors Founder and Famed Bible Smuggler ‘Brother Andrew’ Dies at Age 94

Public School Bible Program Experiences ‘Fishes and Loaves’ Growth

BEDFORD, TX — When the pandemic threatened to shut the doors of a 19-year-old afterschool Bible program serving grades 3-6 public school children, it took to the airwaves in the tradition of Sesame Street with shows that “reflect the character of Christ.” With its second season now airing on Pureflix, the KiDs Beach Club (KBC)… Continue reading Public School Bible Program Experiences ‘Fishes and Loaves’ Growth

Ghana Armed Forces Receive 2,500 Audio Bible Sticks

ACCRA, GHANA — As part of Theovision International’s mission to make all hear God’s voice the Christian ministry donated 2,500 audio Bible sticks to the Ghana Armed Forces at the Command Officers’ Mess, Burma Camp, Accra. The Bible stick is a small black digital audio player that contains the Word of God in a dramatized… Continue reading Ghana Armed Forces Receive 2,500 Audio Bible Sticks

How a Smuggled Bible Changed Dhea’s Life

SOUTHEAST ASIA — Dhea in South East Asia didn’t want the Bible that a missionary gave her. She tried to destroy it. But something stopped her – and when she started reading it, she chose to follow Jesus. As a Christian and as a woman, she has faced extreme persecution – but remains hopeful and… Continue reading How a Smuggled Bible Changed Dhea’s Life

Eastern European Mission Delivers 1.5 Million Bibles and Bible-based Materials to Eastern Europe During 2021

HURST, TX — Eastern European Mission (EEM), a group that has steadfastly worked to supply Bibles to Eastern European countries for the last 60 years, broke its 2020 record with the distribution of 1,529,668 Bibles and Bible-based materials into 32 nations and 23 languages – free of charge – in 2021. Even in the difficult… Continue reading Eastern European Mission Delivers 1.5 Million Bibles and Bible-based Materials to Eastern Europe During 2021

Volunteers Combine RV Living and Their Passion for Bible Translation to Donate Thousands of Hours to Wycliffe Associates

ORLANDO, FL — Since the founding of Wycliffe Associates in 1967, volunteers have contributed thousands of hours of labor to propel the ministry forward in its mission to accelerate Church Owned Bible translation across the globe. And at the Wycliffe Associates international headquarters in Orlando, Florida, approximately 110 volunteers are staying for the winter season… Continue reading Volunteers Combine RV Living and Their Passion for Bible Translation to Donate Thousands of Hours to Wycliffe Associates

Ligonier Ministries Partners with the Rosemary Jensen Bible Foundation to Send 100,000 Reformation Study Bibles to Christians in Africa by 2028

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ORLANDO, FL — Ligonier Ministries is expanding its campaign to distribute free copies of the Reformation Study Bible to pastors, teachers, and students in ten African countries. Having originally planned to deliver 36,000 study Bibles by 2028, this outreach has considerably outpaced its initial target, with a total of 30,000 expected to be distributed by… Continue reading Ligonier Ministries Partners with the Rosemary Jensen Bible Foundation to Send 100,000 Reformation Study Bibles to Christians in Africa by 2028

New Faith-Based Outreach Eyes Migrants, Others in Texas Bible Belt

MINISTRY LAUNCHES NEW GOSPEL OUTREACH -- IN AMERICA'S BIBLE BELT: Global Christian organization Bible League International (BLI, www.bibleleague.org) is embarking on a new gospel outreach -- this time, in the heart of America's own Bible belt. Thousands in Dallas-Fort Worth -- a hub for migrants -- are crying out for a message of hope in the midst of the pandemic, financial stress, and turmoil, the organization says.

CRETE, IL — A ministry that shares the Bible with people in far-flung corners of the world is embarking on a new faith outreach — this time, in the heart of America’s own Bible belt. As desperate migrants from Central America and other countries flood into Texas, Bible League International (BLI, www.bibleleague.org) says thousands of… Continue reading New Faith-Based Outreach Eyes Migrants, Others in Texas Bible Belt

Virtual Bible & Archaeology Fest XXIV

WASHINGTON — The Biblical Archaeology Society, publisher of Biblical Archaeology Review (BAR) magazine, will host its signature event online this fall. The 24th Annual Bible and Archaeology Fest on October 16–17, 2021 offers live talks from leading Bible scholars and archaeologists from around the world via Zoom. Paid participants can enjoy a weekend of accessible, online learning… Continue reading Virtual Bible & Archaeology Fest XXIV

Christian Rock Star’s New Mission to Send Bibles to Eastern Europe

PORTLAND, OR — The guitarist for the well-known Christian rock band Kutless, has now committed his life to sharing the great stories of what God is doing through the work of Eastern European Mission, as they distribute millions of Bibles across this challenging region. While still performing from time-to-time with the band, James Mead is… Continue reading Christian Rock Star’s New Mission to Send Bibles to Eastern Europe

MegaVoice Releases New Tablet Device, ‘The Envision Bible,’ Allowing for Greater Worldwide Access to the Bible

MEDIA ADVISORY – MegaVoice, the organization that pioneered solar-powered audio Bibles, recently released the Envision Bible, a tablet designed specifically for visual learners, the deaf, and the hearing impaired so they can experience the content of the Bible. The high quality touchscreen tablet offers both security and accessibility, along with an intuitive, icon-based, easy-to-navigate user… Continue reading MegaVoice Releases New Tablet Device, ‘The Envision Bible,’ Allowing for Greater Worldwide Access to the Bible

Lutheran Bible Translators

CONCORDIA, MO – The Bible is the number one best-selling book of all time. About 20 million are sold in the United States annually. Ninety percent of all U.S. households possess at least one Bible. It is not uncommon for a Christian family to own three or four or more Bibles. Why is Bible translation… Continue reading Lutheran Bible Translators

Largest-Ever Bible Translation Effort Demonstrates ‘Power of One Verse’

THE POWER OF ONE VERSE: The "I Want to Know" campaign – what may be the largest-ever Bible translation effort on social and digital media -- gives people the opportunity to sponsor the translation of one "life-changing" Bible verse into a language that doesn't yet have a complete Bible. The campaign is spearheaded by illumiNations, an alliance of the world's leading Bible translation organizations. Visit illuminations.bible/know to learn more.

DALLAS, TX — What may be the largest-ever Bible translation campaign on social and digital media is inviting people to join one of the most inspirational “crowd-funding” opportunities in the world — and demonstrate the “power of one verse” to change a life forever. The “I Want to Know” campaign gives everyone the opportunity to… Continue reading Largest-Ever Bible Translation Effort Demonstrates ‘Power of One Verse’

In Isolated Regions of the World, Printing is Essential, Final Step in Bible Translation and the Only Way to Share Scripture

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 assisting with printing and distributing newly translated Scriptures through its Print On Demand initiative. “Translation is the crucial first step,” says Interim President and CEO Tim Neu. “But when this… Continue reading In Isolated Regions of the World, Printing is Essential, Final Step in Bible Translation and the Only Way to Share Scripture

Barna & ABS Survey: The State of the Bible 2021

PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Barna Group and the American Bible Society recently released their 11th annual study on The State of the Bible 2021. The initial report contains two chapters, “The Bible in America” and “The New Normal.” The American Bible Society plans to release seven additional reports based on their survey throughout the balance… Continue reading Barna & ABS Survey: The State of the Bible 2021

Wycliffe Associates Sees Record Number of Completed Bible Translations in 2020

ORLANDO, FL — Wycliffe Associates, an international organization that empowers mother-tongue Bible translators and partners with local churches in the advancement of Bible translation, saw the completion of more Bible translations in 2020 than in any other single year. “Instead of slowing down because of COVID-19, for some national Bible translators, translation has actually accelerated,”… Continue reading Wycliffe Associates Sees Record Number of Completed Bible Translations in 2020

‘Serving the Soviets’: New Exhibit at Museum of the Bible Tells Story of Ken Howard, Who Covertly Printed Bibles in Ussr for Decades

WASHINGTON — Museum of the Bible’s newest exhibit, “Serving the Soviets: One Man’s Quest to Bring Bibles to the USSR,” will uncover the trials and triumphs of one man’s international missionary endeavors. Beginning Feb. 26, guests will have the opportunity to learn about Ken Howard, a man who risked everything to share the Bible within… Continue reading ‘Serving the Soviets’: New Exhibit at Museum of the Bible Tells Story of Ken Howard, Who Covertly Printed Bibles in Ussr for Decades

Young Ukrainian Lives Impacted at Christian Winter Bible Camp

UKRAINE — Mercy Projects has been coordinating week-long Bible Winter Camps in Ukraine for several years now, but with Covid-19 restrictions their team was able to creatively adapt with a packed weekend of activities, worship and Bible teaching. Mercy Projects team member Zhenya explains they were so grateful to God for this unique opportunity to… Continue reading Young Ukrainian Lives Impacted at Christian Winter Bible Camp

North Korea: Balloons with Bibles Banned

NORTH KOREA — Earlier this month the South Korean goverment passed a law that makes it illegal to send anything considered anti-North Korean into the so called “Hermit Kingdom”. This new law will have a direct impact on The Voice of the Martyrs Korea’s ministry of using balloons to get Bibles into North Korea. Since… Continue reading North Korea: Balloons with Bibles Banned

A Journey of Faith: Bible Translation and Language Preservation on Remote Island Southeast of Taiwan

TAIWAN — Christianity is central in Lanyu, a small island in southeastern Taiwan. Almost 90% of the island’s 5,000 residents are aborigines from the Tao tribe. Due to social changes, the number of people under 30-years-old who can speak the Tao language has dwindled. The UN agency, UNESCO, has classified the Tao language as endangered.… Continue reading A Journey of Faith: Bible Translation and Language Preservation on Remote Island Southeast of Taiwan

Former Atheist Makes the Case for Christmas; Bible Gateway Hosts Free Online Bible Study with Lee Strobel Starting November 30

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Award-winning former legal editor of The Chicago Tribune and former atheist, Lee Strobel, uses his legal and journalism training to investigate whether the account of the birth and divinity of Jesus is logically and historically credible, in the free Case for Christmas Online Bible Study November 30, 2020–January 1, 2021, sponsored… Continue reading Former Atheist Makes the Case for Christmas; Bible Gateway Hosts Free Online Bible Study with Lee Strobel Starting November 30

In Places Where Bible Ownership Is Illegal, Wycliffe Associates Is Helping Christians Print Translated Scriptures for Themselves

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 providing equipment for Christians to print the Scriptures in their own language in places where it’s illegal to own a Bible. Print On Demand (POD) is a Wycliffe Associates project… Continue reading In Places Where Bible Ownership Is Illegal, Wycliffe Associates Is Helping Christians Print Translated Scriptures for Themselves

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