6th UBS Publishers’ Convention mobilizes Bible Societies toward creativity and relevance

Over 240 delegates from 91 National Bible Societies and partner organizations from all over the world gather at the biennial United Bible Societies (UBS) Publishers’ Convention last March 20-24 in Berlin, Germany. Celebrating its sixth leg, the convention carrying the theme “Breaking Barriers, Bringing Hope,” challenged Bible leaders to be flexible and creative to remain relevant in today’s fast-changing publishing landscape. The 5-day event featured sessions by various world-class speakers — experts in digital technology, content marketing, translation, and social media. Emphasis was given on Continue reading →

What Is It Like to Honor God’s Word in Prison?

Society may intend prison to be a place of punishment, but God can also use it as a place of worship and transformation. This is what happened during the National Bible Week as even people behind bars joined in the nationwide celebration and honoring of God’s Word. Inmates from the Davao Prison and Penal Farm (DPPF) conducted week-long events to celebrate the Bible, spearheaded in unity by various Christian denominations existing within this jail community.   In a typewritten letter, Lito Jatulan, an inmate who Continue reading →

Word Riders Philippines Goes to South Africa

After the big Bible ride event in Vigan and Laoag last year, the Word Riders Philippines (WRP) takes their ministry work miles further as they help bring Bibles in South Africa!   Six WRP members and volunteers joined the Word Riders of South Africa in their Bible distribution in Johannesburg last March 25 to April 1. They helped distribute 6,000 Bibles to poor communities, particularly to Grade 7 students in Lowveld of Limpopo and Mpumalanga. Praise God for His guidance and protection for all of the Continue reading →

New BibleHouse Opens in San Juan

Out of a passion to help the Church and its sheep, an ordinary layperson opens a new BibleHouse in San Juan City, Manila. In partnership with the Philippine Bible Society, Mr. Filemon Salcedo III opened a BibleHouse he named “Justice Raoul & Lily Victorino’s BibleHouse” and officially launched it on his birthday last March 16. He shares that he named the bookstore after Justice Victorino whom he came across in a circumstance of kindness and service. This new branch of Scripture source is his offering Continue reading →