In 2008, God did something spectacular. He helped us overcome the debacle of the Tower of Babel by inspiring Bobby Gruenewald and Life.Church of Edmund, Oklahoma to create and launch an app called YouVersion.
In partnership with Biblica, ServeNow conducted children’s camps and medical clinics in Punjab, India in June 2018, sharing the hope of God’s Word with 250 children – children like Manu and Shanti who live in poverty, some of whom have lost their parents. These are boys and girls who are desperate for both physical and spiritual care.
“I was asked to recruit and organize the very best scholars in the Christian evangelical community in Latin America. We worked for 10 years. In 1990, we published the NVI.”
“If you’re listening, you’re too late,” claim the grim posters for the controversial Netflix Original Series 13 Reasons Why, which dropped its second season in late May, and has just been renewed for a third season. The widespread popularity of 13 Reasons Why—which chronicles the lead up to and fallout of a high schooler’s suicide—suggests that it has touched a nerve in our culture. With its themes of suicide, bullying, sexual assault and rape, and revenge, the world of 13 …
Biblica also recognizes the need for ongoing Bible translation. Language changes over time, Stefano explains. In Indonesia, it’s changing rapidly. Some text books printed in the 1980s are no longer useful. The Indonesian Bible that Biblica is currently working on will help bridge the gap between old and new language, making Scripture more accessible to everyone, especially young people and unbelievers.
Biblica is excited and proud to announce the appointment of ministry leader Geof Morin as our new CEO. Geof is an ordained minister who comes to Biblica after 11 years of service with the American Bible Society based in Philadelphia.
Jim sees translation as a spiritual work that involves carefully finding the best way to say what God desires to say in each language. It’s a huge challenge and requires trusting the One who is the incarnate Word of God.