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Forum calls for international conference on South Sudan

The ABLI forum has ended with a commitment to convene an international conference including representatives of the African Union and United Nations ‘to express solidarity’ with the plight of South Sudan.

Prayer request from our team in Aleppo

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

Sponsorship brings the story of Mary Jones to life for the children of Wales

A brand new show about the journey Mary Jones from Llanfihangel y Pennant to Bala will be travelling to schools in Wales from next week onwards.

Five ideas for RE in schools

At Bible Society we want to help RE teachers who are looking for ideas to use in school. Here's a reminder of our five ideas for resources for RE teachers.

New Wine, new films!

If you attended New Wine at Shepton Mallet this year and visited the Bible Society sponsored café, you would have had the opportunity to enter a draw to win the films shown in the evenings.

Pitch winner brings Bible based film to home town for screening

Simon James Cookson, winner of the Pitch film competition 2012, has brought his winning film, The Light, back to his hometown for a screening. The film was partly shot in Manchester and this weekend got it’s first showing to an invited audience at ...

The unassuming project transforming the hopes of young people

How drama and creative arts groups in Malawi are bringing hope and confidence to the lives of teens.

Christianity is being eroded in Britain says Cristina Odone

There is a ‘steady and stealthy’ erosion of Christianity in Britain today. That was the view of writer and broadcaster Cristina Odone. She was speaking at a seminar organised by Bible Society at the National Prayer Breakfast in Parliament today.

Replica of Bede’s Bible returns to its home in Jarrow after more than 1,000 years

The only full-sized replica of the illustrated Codex Amiatinus, which was made by the Venerable Bede at Monkwearmouth-Jarrow Priory, is to go on display at Bede’s World this weekend.

The Bible that saved a life

Arthur Ingham and John Moody were 18-year-old school friends who’d grown up together in Manchester. At the outbreak of the war the two lads joined up at Manchester Town Hall. Like many young men they joined local regiments that drew in people who a...

Guns, the Bible and avoiding women

When Revd Nigel Sinclair was a small boy he used to get his grandfather, Pte George Sinclair, to play toy soldiers with him. He commandeered the British troops, his grandfather the Germans.

Christians face ‘battle of credibility’ in UK

Christians are facing ‘a battle of credibility’ in the UK because people no longer take the Bible seriously, said Prof John Lennox tonight.

Responding to the anxiety of a Brexit world

In the days following the EU referendum Interim Chief Executive, Paul Woolley, reflects on how Scripture informs our response to the anxiety of a Brexit world.

Remembering a remarkable reconciliation

Last year, politicians from opposing sides of South Sudan’s civil war met and prayed together at the African Biblical Leadership Initiative gathering in Malawi. One year on, we remember that moment and invite you to pray with us for this nation.

Rihanna tweets the Bible

Pop diva Rihanna may have surprised some fans on Twitter by quoting from the Scriptures.

Prayers are said for South Sudan

As the ABLI conference in Nairobi, Kenya, came to an end today, prayers were said for South Sudan.

Africans expect their leaders to be corrupt says top judge

A leading judge from Uganda slammed leadership across the continent today.

Brush up on the Bible and take religious education seriously – OFSTED tells the teachers

A report by Ofsted, the schools inspectorate, has found that a third of primary school children had an ‘inadequate’ understanding of Christianity.

How the Gospel of Luke changed the life of a former drug dealer

Algeria is a hostile place to be a Christian, but Christianity is growing. For former-drug dealer, Idir, life has been transformed through discovering Christ – and it all began with the Gospel of Luke…

Responding to the refugee crisis

Hundreds of thousands of people are fleeing their homes. They are seeking refuge somewhere safe – and the reassurance of Scripture.

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