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Harry Lighton wins Bible based film competition

Harry Lighton wins Bible based film competition

Harry Lighton, from Portsmouth, has won Pitch film competition. Bible Society is one of the main sponsors of the competition which asks film makers to come up with a short film idea based on a Bible story character or theme. Ten finalists pitched their ideas to a panel of film industry experts at the Pinewood Film Studios this weekend (15 and 16 January).

Good news from Syria

Good news from Syria

In December, we asked you to pray for our team member in Aleppo, who have been faithfully serving the people of Syria despite constant danger. Thanks for your prayers! We're happy to say we have good news from Syria.

2017 – Live the Bible

2017 – Live the Bible

The new year welcomes the launch of ‘Byw y Beibl’ (Live the Bible), a new campaign by Bible Society Wales, Y Cyngor Ysgolion Sul (The Sunday School’s Council) and Gobaith i Gymru (Hope for Wales) to encourage reading the Bible in Welsh.

Top 10 moments of 2016

Top 10 moments of 2016

What a year! Here are some the best ways we've brought the Bible to life in 2016.

Crowd-funded chapterless Bible arrives

Crowd-funded chapterless Bible arrives

Today a long-awaited Bible arrived on the doormats (or, handed over by a courier) for the UK cohort of the 20,000+ people who ordered the crowd-funded Bibliotheca Bible back in 2014. 

How well do you know the Nativity story?

How well do you know the Nativity story?

Many of us are familiar with the Nativity story, but how well do you know it?

News from our team in Aleppo

News from our team in Aleppo

You've probably seen news reports from Aleppo, where the situation is volatile and changing by the hour. Please join us in prayer for our team currently in the city.

A third of all Brits believe in guardian angels

A third of all Brits believe in guardian angels

Do you believe in angels? It turns out 1 in 3 people in the UK do according to a recent poll we commissioned. One in three people believe in angels and the same proportion feel they have a guardian angel watching over them.

Prayer request from our team in Aleppo

Prayer request from our team in Aleppo

Our team in Aleppo are still operating despite the huge conflict in city, which is under siege.

Record-breaking nativity

Record-breaking nativity

Bible Society, along with Calne Town Council, broke the Guinness World Record record for the World’s Largest Live Nativity, on Saturday night, in the town of Calne, in Wiltshire.

Top 5 stocking fillers

Top 5 stocking fillers

Take a look at just a few of our gifts and stocking fillers to help bring the Bible to life for others this Christmas.

10 reasons to take on #AdventChallenge according to last year’s participants

10 reasons to take on #AdventChallenge according to last year’s participants

Last year over 13,000 people accepted the challenge to bring the Bible to life in small, practical ways each day of Advent. Here’s why they think you should join them.

The Aetherlight

The Aetherlight

A new, interactive internet game that enables children to play in a world like modern-day Narnia, has been used by thousands of families since it launched earlier this year.

Worries over lack of pastors in Chinese churches

Worries over lack of pastors in Chinese churches

As government advisers, clerics and academics met in Shanghai, China today for a conference on the role of Christianity in the country, a senior church leader has said that he is ‘worried’ by the lack of trained pastors to lead the growing Church.