Record Fall 2010 Issue

Through a Bible-based trauma healing program in central Africa and work in the prisons of the United States, American Bible Society brings hope to those who experience pain and suffering around the world. ABS also supported the Haitian Bible Society in distributing Bible resources in the aftermath of the earthquake.

Rick Gage Receives Pilgrim Award

Evangelist Rick Gage recently received the 2010 Pilgrim Award for Workplace Evangelism from American Bible Society. Gage is the founder and president of Go Tell Ministries in Duluth, Iowa. The award, named in honor of Texas...

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Quiet Time - Fall 2010

October 2010Embodying Hope and Working for Peace and Justice1 - Haggai 1.1-152 - Haggai 2.1-233 - 1 Corinthians 11.17-34     World Communion Sunday4 - Leviticus 25.1-225 - Leviticus 25.23-386 - Leviticus 25.39-557 -...

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Why does verse 1 differ in some KJV versions?

The issue concerning 70 vs. 72 men in Luke 10.1 has perplexed many over the years. The variant has to do with what biblical scholars refer to as “external evidence,” that is, the manuscripts...

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Please educate me on the meaning of €œ‘Divine Judgment’

While the Bible does not use the term “divine judgment,” the Day of Judgment is regarded as the “last day,” or the end of the present world,...

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President's Message - Taking God at His Word

 I often tell our staff, “If we're not sure at what we're aiming, we can be sure to miss it every time.” And isn't...

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Please Pray - Fall 2010

BangladeshIn 2008, we organized two youth festivals in Dhaka and Khulna. This prompted the Christian community to ask for follow-up programs. So in May 2009, we held another festival, Mission Bangladesh, to encourage people to get involved...

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Philadelphia Mayor Cites Good News Bible

Michael Nutter, pictured above, said the Good News Bible is the only book he still has from high school.Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter says he used the Good News Bible to encourage city dwellers to...

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No Regrets

Billie Callendar at the diner in Cumby, Texas, in May."Jesus came to them and said: 'I have been given all authority in heaven and on earth! Go to the people of all nations and...

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Making the Soul Strong and Free

A woman at Cameron County Jail in Brownsville, Texas, stands at her cell door, waiting to receive a Bible through the God Sets You Free™ program, American Bible Society's ministry to incarcerated...

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Mailbag - Daily Bible Reading

This daily Bible reading group in Kigali, Rwanda, is led by Jean Damascene Ruzigana (standing, in the white shirt).Jean Damascene Ruzigana, a subscriber to American Bible Society's Daily Bible Reading Guide, sent...

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