Young people unite to pray for the Bible cause worldwide

Who says young people can’t make a difference? Over a hundred of young people from different churches and organizations, together with the members and staff of the Philippine Bible Society (PBS), gathered for the World Day of Prayer last May 9. This prayer gathering dubbed “Youth Empowered” was organized in line with the anniversary of the United Bible Societies, the global fellowship of Bible Societies in 147 countries worldwide. It provided an avenue for united and concerted intercession for the advancement of the global Bible Continue reading →

New PBS Board named; Chief Justice Puno retires as Chair

After three fruitful years as President and Chairman of the Philippine Bible Society (PBS), retired Chief Justice Reynato S. Puno passed on the leadership to Bishop Noel A. Pantoja, National Director of the Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches (PCEC), who was elected as the new President and Chairman of the Board of Trustees following the 52nd Annual Membership Meeting (AMM) last April 22, 2017. During the 52nd AMM, 233 voting members were present for the election of the new Board of Trustees. The newly-elected Board Continue reading →

From Deadly Vices to Life-giving Service

Jerry Callos, a native of the town of Dapdap in Legazpi City, lived all his life believing that he is on his own and never sought to know God, until one fateful day when he received a Bible and things began to change. He now testifies of how he was brought from darkness into light and how the Living Word transformed him from the inside out.   In a society where smoking and drinking liquor are common vices, Jerry admits he was once buried deep 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 →