Record Winter 2011 Issue

By providing Bible resources that specifically address the wounds of veterans, members of the military and military family, American Bible Society brings light to the darkness of war. Through the words of the Bible, American Bible Society and partners help bring healing to people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS in Mozambique, urban youth in the United States and those who long for peace in the Middle East.

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China - A Hunger to Read

Teacher Zhang points out a difficult Chinese word from Matthew 11. Photo courtesy of UBS/China Partnership.Thousands of rural villagers, including an 80-year-old man in teacher Zhang's class, are learning to read by...

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Suriname: Children's Bible

The cover of Make-Your-Own Children's Bible in Suriname Dutch. Photo courtesy of Suriname Bible Society.American Bible Society has broken new ground in directing international support for a new Bible Society in Nickerie,...

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Spain - Leading Linguists

Photo by Robert Hodgson.In 1943, Eugene Nida joined the staff of American Bible Society, serving as a linguist. He has been a pioneer in translation theory. The Eugene A. Nida Institute for Biblical Scholarship, a...

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The Beauty of God’s Word Rediscovered

Brother Ricardo Grzona (in the blue golf shirt) presenting the Spanish version of Lectio Divina at the Bronx, New York Passionist Spiritual Center, May 2010. Photo by Alicia DeFrange.“To get the full flavor...

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American Bible Society A History of Serving Those Who Serve

For 193 years (1817-2010) and through nine wars, ABS has provided Scriptures to millions of men and women in the U.S. armed forces.1817Bibles go to the crew of the USS John Adams.1846 – 1848Mexican WarBoth...

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Reformed ‘Son of Sam’ Addresses ABS

American Bible Society's God Sets You Free™ program hosted a Correctional Chaplain Conference in August at which the life-sentence inmate, David Berkowitz, was permitted to address those in attendance with the personal...

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Quiet Time

January 2011Confess Jesus as Lord1    Romans 1.1-172    Romans 5.1-213    Romans 6.1-234    Romans 10.5-175    Matthew 1.1-256    Matthew 2.1-15 ...

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President's Message - No Stopping Love

There is a piece in the Christmas narrative that catches me every year. It is the blazing message, shouted across the night sky and declared by a babe in a cattle trough — love will not...

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South Africa - Scripture in Mission at Lausanne

Ramez Atallah, general secretary of the Bible Society of Egypt. Photo courtesy of Bible Society of Egypt.Ramez Atallah is one of several Bible Society leaders who gave voice to the global conversation that took...

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Please Pray - Winter 2011

At the dedication and worship service for the long-awaited Revised Vietnamese Bible in Ho Chi Min City, there were more than 400 pastors, leaders and Christian well-wishers. This was a proud and moving moment because pastors...

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