We’re constantly looking for fresh and inventive ways to bring the Bible to life at home and across the world. Here are a few examples of what we've been up to recently.

BBC report highlights importance of Bible to WW1 soldiers)

BBC report highlights importance of Bible to WW1 soldiers

On yesterday’s News at Ten, Martin Bashir, told the moving story of George Vinall, whose Bible took the impact of bullets while he was serving at the Western Front during World War One.

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‘There was a time in my life when I was made redundant. I’d worked for the same firm for ten years and was the only person who was made redundant. I thought it was so unfair. I couldn’t understand it. I was nearly 50 years old then and I was unemployed for ten months. I learned what it is like to be signing on. It’s hard. You are not treated as if you are looking for work. It was a worrying t...’ Read story

In video

The Old Testament journey in 3 ½ minutes is a free video resource giving you a snapshot of Israel’s journey through the Old Testament in – yes you’ve guessed it – 3 ½ minutes!

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Open the Book is a project which offers primary school children an opportunity to hear the major stories of the Bible, from a team of Christians from local churches, who present the stories during assemblies/acts of Collective Worship.

Follow in the footsteps of Jesus’ followers as they travel on the road from Jerusalem to Emmaus and get talking to someone who gives them the biggest surprise of all! Download the video for free or order the accompanying story booklet.

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