“Fifty years is a long time.” Giving homage to five decades of life-altering work, Douglas Moo, chairman for the Committee on Bible Translation (CBT), opened with these words at last night’s event to celebrate the 50-year anniversary of the commissioning of the NIV. The dinner, hosted by Zondervan, Biblica and the CBT at the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS) convention in San Diego, welcomed more than 600 theologians, scholars, pastors, Bible translators, publishing professionals and Bible enthusiasts.
Published 11:04 AM on November 25, 2014
Companies agree to transition Biblica’s low-cost outreach Bible business to Zondervan
Published 09:14 AM on October 01, 2014
Moeller to succeed outgoing CEO Doug Lockhart as Biblica continues its third century of ministry
Published 05:00 AM on September 22, 2014
What if the conventional wisdom that “shorter is better” doesn’t apply when it comes to the Bible? And what if we could turn social media—the king of fragmented content—into a tool for helping people connect more deeply with the Scriptures?
Published 10:18 AM on September 18, 2014
Biblica is proud to sponsor "Philip Yancey Live: A Conversation on Vanishing Grace," a 7-city tour for his newest book, Vanishing Grace. With more than 15 million books in print, Yancey is one of the most respected Christian writers of the past 50 years. He’s also a passionate advocate for better Bible engagement. Tour info
Published 01:06 PM on August 25, 2014
When Adam Lewis Greene launched Bibliotheca—and cast his vision for a high-quality, literary edition of the Bible—he hoped to raise $37,000 on Kickstarter. He ended up raising almost $1.5 million. If there were any doubts that people are hungry for a better Bible reading experience, they’ve officially been put to rest.
Published 08:55 AM on August 13, 2014
More than 57,000 unaccompanied children from Central America have crossed the U.S. border since October 2013, fleeing gang- and drug-related violence in their home countries. Whatever their future may hold, these children need hope. Help share God's Word with them.
Published 06:19 AM on July 28, 2014
Military chaplains are unsung heroes. Their greatest achievement—quietly meeting the spiritual needs of America’s service members—will never be noted in any official record of their service. But they serve anyway. Biblica supports US military chaplains by equipping them with Bibles for soldiers and their families.
Published 09:00 AM on July 15, 2014
Ronald F. Youngblood, one of the original translators of the NIV Bible, passed away last week, shortly after being diagnosed with bladder cancer. He was 83. He turned a childhood passion for the Bible into a lifetime of making sure that everyone, even the smallest child, can read and understand God’s Word.
Published 11:42 AM on July 09, 2014
Bible literacy is at a crisis point, as Biola professor Kenneth Berding noted in a recent article. But what’s behind the steady drop in Bible reading? Is Bible literacy—knowing more facts about Scripture—really the end goal? And can we turn a generation of non-Bible readers into Bible lovers?
Published 12:53 PM on June 24, 2014