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The Bible that saved a life at Gallipoli

The Bible that saved a life at Gallipoli

Under intense bombardment at Gallipoli, Lance corporal Elvas Jenkins was struck directly over his heart by a lead ball from an exploding shell.
He would have died instantly, but the ball struck his Bible, the New Testament he carried in his shirt pocket. The Bible saved his life that day. Read more

Blinded at Gallipoli

Blinded at Gallipoli

Twenty-one year-old Lt Maurice Little lost all but his life fighting at Quinn’s Post, the most advanced post of the ANZAC line at Gallipoli. But it did not destroy his spirit or his trust in God. Read more

‘The bravest man’ I ever knew

‘The bravest man’ I ever knew

Chaplain Andrew Gillison was praised in one soldier’s war diary as ‘the bravest man’ he ever knew. Dearly loved by the Gallipoli soldiers for whom he gave his life, his memorial still stands at Embarkation Pier at Gallipoli. Read more

See the story behind the development Mary Jones World

See the story behind the development Mary Jones World

See the story behind the creation of Mary Jones World Bible Society's new visitor and education centre built in North Wales. Read more

One man’s story of surviving the Khmer Rouge regime

One man’s story of surviving the Khmer Rouge regime

Forty years ago, as the violent Khmer Rouge regime swept through Cambodia, Arun Sok Nhep made a promise. Read more

Fear of death part of life for Syrian Bible distributor

Fear of death part of life for Syrian Bible distributor

The fear of abduction and death is a daily part of life for Syrian Bible distributor, Gaith. We’ve changed his name to protect him from possible attacks. Read more

The Bible but not as we know it

The Bible but not as we know it

Anthony Horowitz – the author of the new official Sherlock Holmes novels, the new upcoming James Bond novel and the Alex Rider series – has turned his hand to the Bible, retelling the story of the Tower of Babel. Read more

Hugh Jackman to star as Apostle Paul

Hugh Jackman to star as Apostle Paul

Biblical epics are like buses. You wait for ages and then three come along at once. Read more

Join Good Friday crowds for The Passion of Jesus play

Join Good Friday crowds for The Passion of Jesus play

Good Friday sees the re-enactment of the Easter story in London’s Trafalgar Square. Read more

Mary Jones World opens for the holiday season

Mary Jones World opens for the holiday season

Mary Jones World, Bible Society's new visitor and education centre in north Wales opens for the summer season today. The centre gives people the opportunity to discover the story of Mary Jones and Thomas Charles and learn about the impact of the worl... Read more

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