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Virus outbreak sees Christians in China depending increasingly on God’s word

Virus outbreak sees Christians in China depending increasingly on God’s word

With the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak – now a global health emergency – on their doorstep, Christians in China are relying even more on their Bibles and reading at home.

Read all about it!

Read all about it!

Literacy classes funded by our supporters are having a profound everyday impact on the lives of more and more people in Niger, who can now finally read the word of God whenever they want to

Rekindling a love of Scripture in Jordan

Rekindling a love of Scripture in Jordan

Esther King discovered a home from home during a trip to see what our team in Jordan is doing.

Children don’t just Open the Book, but jump inside it

Children don’t just Open the Book, but jump inside it

In Ghana, children are taking an active (and fun!) part in bringing the Bible to life through our Open the Book project in primary schools.

The Church’s response to debt

The Church’s response to debt

Theos Think Tank researcher, Hannah Rich, offers insightful discussion of the Church's response to debt problems.

Prisoners find freedom through Scripture when jail door slams behind them

Prisoners find freedom through Scripture when jail door slams behind them

Bibles provided by you are being snapped up by prisoners almost as soon as they arrive in prison libraries.

Mali Bible Society leader calls for prayer after murders

Mali Bible Society leader calls for prayer after murders

We are increasing our support for Christians in sub-Saharan Africa who are being targeted by Islamist extremists and bandits

The song of a deaf boy disowned by his father

The song of a deaf boy disowned by his father

Head of Supporter Relations, Tom Newbold, reflects on his recent visit to the only school for the deaf in eSwatini.

A message from China: thank you

A message from China: thank you

Since the summer, supporters like you have generously donated more than £100,000 towards Bible work in China, which will be doubled to an amazing £200,000! Thank you so much; your kindness left us humbled and grateful.

Six tips for effective Christmas outreach

Six tips for effective Christmas outreach

We asked Jo Swinney from CPO for her top tips to reach our communities effectively with the real biblical message of Christmas…

Bible Society is going to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Bible Society is going to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is the most significant event in the gardening year – and Bible Society's going to be part of it.

Does the Bible contain 'antisemitic texts'?

Does the Bible contain 'antisemitic texts'?

Is the Bible antisemitic? According to the way a disturbing incident on the London Underground on Friday was reported by the media, yes it is.

Amazing stories of forgiveness and grace

Amazing stories of forgiveness and grace

Hundreds of African Christian leaders gathered for the African Christian Leadership Initiative (ABLI) conference in Kigali, Rwanda last week. 

Algerian Christians need your prayers

Algerian Christians need your prayers

Bible Society staff in Algeria have called for urgent prayer amid intensifying church closures across the country – but say the persecution is ‘nothing new’.

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