Philippine Bible Society

PBS Hosts UBS ISP Training

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Leaders and representatives from the United Bible Societies (UBS) and other national Bible societies in Southeast Asia participated in the International Support Program training hosted by the Philippine Bible Society last March 15-19, 2016.
Participants included Global Ministry Exchange (GME) FacilitatorsAndre Minnaar and ArunSokNhep, GME Administrator Neo Ling Ling,Bible Society of Singapore Senior Coordinator Ang Lay Cheng,Hong Kong Bible Society (HKBS) General Secretary Jessie Hsu, HKBS Corporate Support Manager Raymond Li,Vietnam Partnership (VP) Executive Director Tam Le Khac, VP Project Manager Esther Ly Cam Tien, Thailand Bible Society Deputy General Secretary PairanyaSahassawas, Taiwan Bible Society (TBS) General Secretary Rev. Daniel Cheng,TBS Assistant General Secretary Esther Li, Bible Society of Myanmar Administrative Secretary Naw Marian Heh Thaw Htoo, Nepal Bible Society (NBS) Programme Officer Raj Man Ghale,NBS Accounts Officer RupaLimbu, Iranian Bible Society in Diaspora Executive Director NahidSepehri, China Partnership Project Manager ZhongFei, and Bangladesh Bible Society General Secretary Rev. ShourabPholia.
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Meanwhile, the PBS delegation was led by General Secretary Dr. Nora Lucero, Associate General Secretary Perry Cartera, Publishing Manager Dr. Edgar Ebojo, Management Services Manager Florence Vicente, Partners Relations Supervisor Pearl Cabrera, Translations Section OIC Jean Coloma, Product Development Supervisor Sheila Romualdo, Sales Supervisor for NCR Vicky Franco, Treasury Supervisor Noemi Concepcion, Internal Auditor Meryl Torres, Executive Consultant for Leadership Development Vilma Salvio, and staff members Edna Marcelo, Asher Bawa-an, Leizl Ocampo, Nelson Velasco, and Nestor Reyes.
During the three-day workshop, the participants learned much about ISP, which is the system used by the UBS to bring and raise support for projects that are proposed or conducted by its member Bible Societies. They were also made familiar with the use of the Solomon System, the special program designed for UBS to efficiently propose, monitor, and support the funding of Bible projects all over the world.

I am a Bible Ambassador because I believe that the Bible can help people a lot. And knowing the Bible, people come in touch with the Lord Jesus Christ.

Most Rev. Broderick Pabillo, D.D.
Most Rev. Broderick Pabillo, D.D.Apostolic Administrator, Achdiocese of Manila

Gusto kong makipag-fellowship sa kanila, masaya sa Philippine Bible Society kapag may mga (membership) meetings.  Gusto ko rin madagdagan knowledge ko... yung opportunity makapag.distribute ng Biblia sa maraming tao at magamit ako ng Panginoon. Pangatlo ay yung ma.bless din ako and be a blessing to many people.

Ptra. Dolores “Loy” Fulgencio
Ptra. Dolores "Loy" FulgencioAnnual PBS Member

It's an honor and a privilege for me to support the Philippine Bible Society - to reach out to the unreachable people by giving Bibles not only in the Philippines but the whole world.

Ptra. Nina Vergara
Ptra. Nina VergaraAnnual PBS Member

“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