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The long read: ‘We lost everything, but we found God’

The long read: ‘We lost everything, but we found God’

What happens when you give money for someone to have a Bible? It helps people and changes lives. This is Andriy and Yana’s story.

James Whitney kick-starts Bike for Bibles 2022

James Whitney kick-starts Bike for Bibles 2022

Our first rider for 2022 is James Whitney, who completed his ride in February! This wasn’t the ideal time to be riding close to 200 miles, and James was often caught in some miserable weather.

Bible story dramatisations thrill children in Ghanaian schools

Bible story dramatisations thrill children in Ghanaian schools

Children are thrilled to attend Open the Book Bible dramatisations in Ghana.

Gardening teaches us how to relate to others, summit told

Gardening teaches us how to relate to others, summit told

In a moving end to the Gather Movement Summit, Dr Natan Mladin from Theos, actor Cathy Morling and Dr Girma Bishaw of the Gratitude Initiative, spoke of how we can all be gardeners in the way we live out our Christian life.

‘Seek and pray’ for God, justice and flourishing says Paul Williams

‘Seek and pray’ for God, justice and flourishing says Paul Williams

Seeking God, his justice, and the flourishing of our communities should lie at the heart of our lives as Christians. Prayer is the central way that we seek it. That was the message today from Paul Williams, at the Gather Movement Summit.

Confidence in the Bible could change Britain

Confidence in the Bible could change Britain

Confidence in the Bible could ‘spring clean the country’ said Dr Andrew Ollerton today.

Andy Burnham: ‘everyday support’ needs to come from churches and charities

Andy Burnham: ‘everyday support’ needs to come from churches and charities

Churches and community groups need to provide ‘everyday support’ for people as they await help from either the health service, mental health or other government service, said Andy Burnham yesterday.

‘We need to understand the hopes and dreams of our communities’

‘We need to understand the hopes and dreams of our communities’

‘We need to understand the hopes, fears and dreams of the people that we are with,’ said Bible Society’s director of mission, Nigel Langford yesterday. He was speaking at the Gather Movement Summit in Manchester, where the focus is on transform...

Prayer and the Bible will help transform our cities

Prayer and the Bible will help transform our cities

Prayer and reading scripture, both individually and together are the key to making us people who can transform cities. So said Paul Williams in Manchester today. He was speaking at a masterclass on the theology of the city ahead of the Gather Movemen...

Where does God want us to be city or country?

Where does God want us to be city or country?

The countryside – a safe haven for the soul? writes Michael Pfunder. After all, didn’t Babel rise against God, Lot flee Sodom and Jesus weep over Jerusalem?

Galilee teenager tells how he was saved from suicide at Scripture workshop

Galilee teenager tells how he was saved from suicide at Scripture workshop

A teenager tells how he was saved from suicide at a Scripture workshop run by Bible Society in the Galilee region of northern Israel.

Joshva Raja explains how Bible Twinning can transform communities

Joshva Raja explains how Bible Twinning can transform communities

Find out how you can twin your Bible with a new translation and see lives changed on an enormous scale

Ukrainian soldiers treat Bible like ‘a life-saver’

Ukrainian soldiers treat Bible like ‘a life-saver’

A Ukrainian military commander has said that his troops treat the Bible like ‘a life-saver’.

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