Philippine Bible Society

PUP student wins PBS Poster-Making Tilt

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Richard Allan Ramos of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines bested 19 other school entries during the Poster-Making Contest Awards Ceremony held on September 23, 2005 at the Philippine Bible Society (PBS) Ministry Facility in Sta. Mesa Manila.

The competition was in line with the National Bible Week (NBW) celebration, a yearly national event observed every last week of January. The winning poster design, based on the NBW 2006 theme, “God’s Word: Power for National Renewal”, will be featured in the poster-calendar produced by PBS and distributed nationwide.
Six hundred students from 20 public and private schools and universities within Metro Manila, Rizal and Baguio City participated in the competition, which ran from August 22 – September 10, 2005. The over-all champion was picked from the 20 entries submitted by participating schools and judged by a three-man team of artists composed of Arlene Villaver, Fine Arts Coordinator of Kalayaan College; Dolly Groyon, author of Art for Philippine Schools; and Norma Liongoren, Owner/Manager of Liongoren Gallery.

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Richard Allan Ramos with his winning entry. Richard Allan Ramos, a first year Nutrition student of PUP, received P10,000 and a copy of the Global Youth Edition Bible (Contemporary English Version). His work will also represent the NBW theme in the poster calendar.

The Poster-Making Contest was co-sponsored by the Campus Crusade for Christ, Episcopal Commission for the Biblical Apostolate of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines, Inter-varsity Christian Fellowship, Kristiyanong Kabataan para sa Bayan, Youth on Fire, and other campus organizations.
National Bible Week, spearheaded by the Philippine Bible Society, is mandated by Presidential Proclamation Nos. 44 and 1067, signed by former Presidents Corazon Aquino and Fidel Ramos, respectively. In 2006, the celebration is slated on January 23-29.

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