Record Summer 2012 Issue

The Bible brings to hope to people around the world, from hundreds of new Bible translations in India to domestic violence prevention in Peru. By providing Bible resources for literacy programs in the U.S., students have new opportunities for a better future.

The Little Girl That Could

Abby Jenkins; photo courtesy of Julie Jenkins. Principal Judi B. Smith of Horizon Christian Elementary & Middle School in Tualatin, Ore., sent us this heart-warming letter:The story of Abby Jenkins is precious and makes...

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Giving From The Heart

 Dr. Pauline Cason is a woman who doesn't waste time. When she was 5 years old, she told her mother she wanted to be baptized. The minister asked Pauline why, and she said, &...

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In Memoriam

 Benjamin Edgar Johnson (1921-2012) American Bible Society mourns the passing of  B. Edgar Johnson who served on the American Bible Society Board starting in 1990 and became a trustee emeritus in 2005. Over his...

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Pray Around the World

 AzerbaijanGive thanks for the work translating the Bible into Azeri, Talish and Udi. Ask that God will bless these projects and that they will have an impact on many people. Praise him, too, for...

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International Update

Bishop Aloysius Jim Luxian has a deep devotion to God's Word, which is his source and strength. Photo by UBSCP/Yeo Tan Tan. China - A Lifelong Commitment to God's...

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National Update

A detail of Seven Saints in Adoration of the Magi, c. 1375-1385. Tempera and gold leaf on panel. Courtesy of SBSAE di Siena e Grossato. Lights, Camera, Bible Exploration Through its advocacy initiative,...

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Scripture Ministry That Speaks to Trauma

Pastor Ubutu Assuni is pictured (second from right) above. He is standing with the Nyanga language team from the Scripture-based trauma healing training, held in Goma, Democratic of the Congo. Some people need to...

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The Arab Spring a Year Later

Ramez Atallah. Before the Arab Spring of 2011, Bible Societies in the Middle East faced many challenges, but they knew the limits of religious and political freedom under which they worked. Today, they are seizing...

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A New Day in Peru

Elizabeth Alana outside a church in Lima, where she presented her testimony as part of a Stop the Violence workshop.The Peruvian Bible Society (PBS) has made significant progress in combating the problem of domestic...

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