Record Winter 2012 Issue

American Bible Society works to share the Bible in the midst of difficult circumstances—from villages in West Africa to orphanages in Bolivia, India, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Romania. Teens hear about important Bible resources through the web radio station RemedyLIVE, and American Bible Society challenges youth at World Youth Day to read the Bible through Lectio Divina.

Partner Profile: God is Alive in China

When Bill and Rita Bartlett talk about God, they can hardly contain themselves.Their excitement flows from seeing him at work in their lives and in the lives of others. They dedicated their marriage — 37 years...

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Celebrating World Youth Day

The sun scorched the sidewalks, heating temperatures well up to 100°F. Locals know that mid-August in Madrid is brutally hot, so most flee to the mountains and the beaches for cooler climes. The city seemed...

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Pray Around the World

A young woman in Togo waits for a literacy class to begin.JordanWe give thanks that we are celebrating  the Year of the Bible with the Catholic Middle East Churches during 2012. Pray that it...

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In Memoriam

Moises Diaz de LeonGiven By American Bible Society StaffMy mother,Helen K. GirodGiven By Paul and Kristin GirodThomas Vernon LandGiven Ms. Casie MayneMy mother,Kandi NolenGiven by Joy O'BrienHarry Cornelius PhelpsGiven Mrs. Esther...

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Is celebrating Christmas with a tree and gifts wrong?

ABS Executive Vice President Julia Oliver hands out water bottles with invitations to Bible Talk Tuesday at the 59th Street subway entrance. (Photo by Drew Segawa.)Is celebrating Christmas with a tree and gift exchanging...

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Armed Services Ministry Goes to Sunbelt

Despite torrential rains and a cold wind that threatened to blow it over, the American Bible Society (ABS) tent at Sunbelt Agricultural Expo welcomed thousands of men, women and children who personally signed Bibles to...

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Christmas Blessings for Orphans

Working together, we can give more children like Umesh the gift of a Children's Bible this Christmas.“I know I have a heavenly Father, but it would be nice if someday...

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Photo Essay: Every Tongue Confess

In West Africa, the literacy rate hovers around 40 percent. But, Scripture says that every tongue will confess the name of Jesus as Lord. The photographs in this essay seek to reveal that despite myriad challenges,...

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Around the World

Bangladeshi women enjoy a trauma healing session.(Photo by Harriet Hill.) Bangladesh Scripture-based Healing Program Expands The She's My Sister™ initiative continues in the Great Lakes region of Africa. Critical progress in delivering physical, emotional...

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Winter 2012 National Update

Vickie and Lamar Vest giving outGod is Our Shelter and Strength at Ground Zero. (Photo by Andrew Hood.)CaliforniaInner-City Families ‘Wowed' by God's Word Many of America's families in inner-city...

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