Programs & Ministries

PBS Adopt a Church Program (AACP) in Cebu City!
PBS Adopt a Church Program (AACP) in Cebu City!

CURRENTLY: We are holding an Adopt a Church Program (AACP) Training session and Bible distribution activity here in His Dwelling Christian Church. Praise God! The weather is as beautiful as ever here in the island of Cebu. Once again, we...

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PBS Marks 120 Years of Bible Proclamation
PBS Marks 120 Years of Bible Proclamation

[Updated] Since 1899, PBS remains to be an organization inspired by its vision of seeing “a transformed Filipino people through God’s Word” become a reality.

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Come Together: UBS-Asia Pacific Sign Language Consultation at PBS
Come Together: UBS-Asia Pacific Sign Language Consultation at PBS

The goal of the UBS-Asia Pacific Sign Language Consultation last June 4 was to actively respond to the increasing interest among Bible Societies in the Asia-Pacific region to develop Sign language projects of their own.

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Embracing the ESV: PBS Partners with Crossway in ESV Bible Launch
Embracing the ESV: PBS Partners with Crossway in ESV Bible Launch

Praise God for the English Standard Version (ESV) Bible weekend launch in Manila last May 17-18, 2019. Dr. Dane C. Ortlund, senior vice president at Crossway Publishing, led the presentation before a hundred or more church leaders, officials, and...

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The Word Riders Bring The Pinoy NT to Camarines Norte
The Word Riders Bring The Pinoy NT to Camarines Norte

The riders made it their mission to distribute 1,800 copies of the New Testament: Pinoy Version to the Grade 8 students of 4 public high schools in the municipality of Daet.

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PBS Staff Undergo Training in the Art of Trauma Healing
PBS Staff Undergo Training in the Art of Trauma Healing

We praise God for He gives us opportunities to heal, to flourish, and to find a new and victorious life in Him again through the Trauma Healing Program.

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The Journey Continues: A Reviewer’s Workshop for the Pinoy Psalms and Proverbs
The Journey Continues: A Reviewer’s Workshop for the Pinoy Psalms and Proverbs

Pinoy OT: Psalms and Proverbs – Reviewer’s Workshop last February 7-8, 2019 (Thursday and Friday) at the PBS Ministry Center in UN Avenue, Manila from 8:00am to 5:00pm on both days. It was attended by 20 eager and energetic participants with ages...

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The Gift of Unity: 2019 National Bible Month Culmination
The Gift of Unity: 2019 National Bible Month Culmination

The mission of making the Bible known continues! Praise the Lord for we are more united than ever in spreading His Word and His love to our fellow Filipinos.

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Groove and Give Glory to God with National Bible Month 2019’s Theme Song
Groove and Give Glory to God with National Bible Month 2019’s Theme Song

Our winning track comes from the group of Pastora Juliet Astrologo and it’s called “Usap Tayo.” We praise the Lord for we now have a winning song entry that the whole Philippines can sing together!

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PBS Representatives Attend Breakfast Meeting with the Cardinal

Our PBS representatives—Mrs. Perry Cartera (Associate General Secretary) and Ms. Florence Vicente (Management Services Manager)—attended a breakfast meeting with His Eminence Antonio Luis Cardinal Tagle on February 4, 2019 from 7:00am to 9:00am...

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#InMyHeartLanguage: A Full Life Study Bible in Ilokano

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] The Philippine Bible Society (PBS) launched the Ilokano Full Life Study Bible or IFLSB last December 10, 2018  in the Ating Tahanan GSP National Program...

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The Pinoy NT’s Journey: What’s been happening since MIBF 2018?
The Pinoy NT’s Journey: What’s been happening since MIBF 2018?

Who could have predicted that the New Testament: Pinoy Version we launched back in September 13, 2018 at the 39th Manila International Book Fair would kick start countless passionate conversations both online and offline? ONLINE We were sent so...

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The Official Winners of the 2019 Philippine Bible Quiz National Finals

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget]   MINISTRY UPDATE: The Official Winners of the 2019 Philippine Bible Quiz National Finals January 22, 2019   Our PBS team travelled all the way to...

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PBS Meets with Church Leaders for 2019 National Bible Month Preparations

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget]   MINISTRY UPDATE: PBS Meets with Church Leaders for 2019 National Bible Month Preparations January 4, 2019   The Philippine Bible Society (PBS)...

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Putting the Spotlight on Pinoy Translation

August 9, 2018 With so much preparation being poured into the launch of the New Testament: Pinoy Version at the 2018 Manila International Book Fair this September 13, it’s easy to forget that there is another translation project going on behind...

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Adapting to the Evolving Cuyonon Language

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget]   Adapting to the Evolving Cuyonon Language August 6, 2018   Holding the Cuyonon Reviewer’s Workshop last April 10-12, 2018 gave the Philippine...

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Board Development and Retreat Empowers PBS Leaders

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] July 27, 2018 Members of the Board of Trustees, the Management, and a few other staff from the Philippine Bible Society (PBS) made their way to South Korea...

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PBS Staff and Family Outing 2018

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] July 17, 2018 Philippine Bible Society’s (PBS) Staff and Family Outing was held last May 18, 2018 at Galilee Wonderland Waterpark Hotel & Resort in...

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The Road to the Boînën October Launch (with praise item)

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget]   The Road to the Boînën October Launch August 15, 2018   The Philippine Bible Society (PBS) rejoices for it is about to launch another...

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Big Bike Enthusiasts Burn with Passion to Spread God’s Word

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] July 27, 2018 “May this ride serve as a token of love to You, Lord,” said Word Rider Rupert Bustamante as he led the opening prayer that kickstarted the...

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Busy with BRIMS: An Overview of Quarter Two

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] Oct. 01, 2018 Bible Relevance in Modern Times Seminars or BRIMS are conducted by the Philippine Bible Society (PBS) in order to train pastors, catechists...

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Adopt a Church: Starting Strong in Cycle 2

Sept. 27, 2018 The Philippine Bible Society’s (PBS) Adopt a Church program (AACP) has recently finished its first cycle of training sessions and church visits. This one of a kind initiative gives smaller congregations the opportunity to gain...

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Adopt a Church: Focus on Discipleship

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] Sept 26, 2018 We are grateful for the 124 individuals from 33 churches both in and outside of Metro Manila who joined us for the Adopt a Church Training...

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Excited to Start, Ready to Grow: Adopt a Church Bible Distribution

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] Sept 26, 2018 The Philippine Bible Society (PBS) recently finished conducting the Adopt a Church Training Program last June 13, 2018 and immediately went...

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[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] PRESS RELEASE Pinoy New Testament and MTBO+ Bible Launch at the 39th MIBF August 28, 2018 [siteorigin_widget...

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Bible translation takes center stage at UBS World Day of Prayer

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] May 10, 2018 Bible Ambassadors, young and old alike, gathered for the annual United Bible Societies (UBS) World Day of Prayer last May 9 at the Philippine...

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VP Robredo shares her faith testimony at PBS’ 53rd AMM; Bishop Pantoja re-elected as Chair

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] April 27, 2018 The Vice President of the Republic of the Philippines, Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo graced the 53rd Annual Membership Meeting (AMM) of the...

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Coming up: New Testament in Pinoy Version

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] April 6, 2018 Have you ever heard or read a Bible verse that sounds like a conversation with your next-door neighbor or the jeepney drivers you encounter...

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UBS lays down roadmap for worldwide Bible translation

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] March 12, 2018 An old lady sits among her neighbors in a small nipa hut they use as an assembly hall. Such is the simple way of life in the mountains of...

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PBS Members Gather for First 2018 Prayer Meeting

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] February 22, 2018 Committing to Christ’s call to pray for one another, 35 members of the Philippine Bible Society from different faith confessions gathered...

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“It is a blessing to be able to support our local churches in need of Bibles and Bible study programs. It is our hope that they not only grow in terms of membership but also have the heart to extend spiritual help to others, just like how they have received help.”

Ptr. Callum TabadaUCCP Cosmopolitan Administrative Pastor (AACP benefactor)

“We are thankful since each individual now has a Bible. Our members will no longer have a hard time reading. Thank you also for the discipleship materials for these will help all in getting to know Jesus and to know how to be a better Christian.”

Ptr. Eric BulanteChurch Pastor, Shepherd's Church in Hills of Zion, Talim Island (AACP beneficiary)

“Philippine Bible Society organizes trainings that really respond to the needs of people who are suffering.
It has well-equipped leaders who facilitate trainings and workshops.
Its mission to reach out to Filipinos using God’s Word is fulfilled through its works.”

Miriam del RosarioExecutive director at The Birthright Educators Foundation

“I praise and thank our Almighty God that, through PBS, I now own a Poimen version of MBB (Magandang Balita Biblia) in the national language of the Philippines – Tagalog.
Knowing Matthew 10:32-33, I read and study the Bible so that I will not be dismayed when the Lord Jesus Christ comes. Life is too short compared with the promise of eternal life in God’s Kingdom.”

Jorge BianesLocal Church Elder at LJOR Unified Commonwealth

I think this is very helpful to every readers. The word of the Lord are the food of our soul which we always need every minute of our life. I dont often read the Bible but everytime i open it, God was always like in front of me and speaking as what is something i'm just needing to hear. He speaks to me and i can feel it. A million thanks to You my Lord.

CrisTin Bocar AtregenioHousewife, Stay-at-home parent

I love the ministry of the Philippine Bible Society in sharing the Word to the world. God bless PBS!

Ganni BanzueloScripture Marketing Officer at Philippine Bible Society