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Can I Have the Bible That Speaks My Language?

In Bible by Aldrin Bogi

India is a land of opportunities! Every day there are many occasions to witness for our Lord. At Biblica South Asia, we are committed to sharing the love of Jesus – one life at a time. While we are busy helping our partners use Scriptures for effective outreach, we do not want to miss opportunities to share the gospel as relationally as we can. Let me share with you an exciting story that illustrates this. We met Sunita about a …


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Contemporary Indonesian Bible Translation in the Works

In Bible by Biblica Staff

Launched in 2016, when this translation is completed, Indonesians will have a Bible that subscribes to the same rigorous standards as the English New International Version. It will be accurate to the original Greek and Hebrew texts, but also be readable, using contemporary Indonesian to share God’s truth.


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Biblica Just Added Five New Translations to YouVersion

In Bible, News by Biblica Staff

Just a few years ago, in order to read God’s Word, you had to obtain a printed copy of the Bible – which in some parts of the world was impossible. In 2007, that began to change. That’s the year YouVersion started making the Bible available in digital formats. As of January 2016, there had been nearly 260 million downloads of the YouVersion Bible App. Today, the site has 1472 versions and 1067 languages that people can access on their …


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Despite Opposition, This Former Muslim is Sharing the Gospel in Kenya

In Bible by Biblica Staff

Kilifi is a town just 56 kilometers north of Mombasa on the Kenyan coastline. It boasts some of the most beautiful beaches in the region. Historical sites in Kilifi’s old town date back to the 14th century. These combine to make it a popular tourist destination. Despite its peaceful, picturesque setting, however, Kilifi can be a very dangerous place. Especially for evangelism. Just ask Michael (not his real name), a convert from Islam who has been actively sharing his faith …


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By Memorizing Scripture, This Egyptian Teen Found Peace in Christ

In Bible, Ministry by Biblica Staff

If you attended Sunday School or Vacation Bible School as a child, you probably participated in Scripture memory contests. In some churches, they are known as “sword drills.” No matter what they’re called, the goal is to help children learn Bible verses and passages. You might have considered activities like this fun games, but did they have any lasting effect? Did memorizing verses have an impact on your life? For one young woman in Egypt, the answer is a resounding: “Yes!”


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What is the Bible and How Should We Engage It?

In Bible by Biblica Staff

The Bible is a gathering together of very unique writings, including letters, stories about Jesus, histories, song lyrics, wisdom literature, prophetic oracles, and much more. All the different authors of the Bible had a reason for choosing the kind of writing they did. Each book of the Bible has its own character, and each makes a special contribution to the whole Bible.