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First-Ever Sorani Kurdish Bible Published

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Biblica, The International Bible Society, a worldwide ministry that has been helping people read and understand God’s Word for over 200 years, announced the release last week of the first-ever Sorani Kurdish Bible.




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Biblica Just Added Five New Translations to YouVersion

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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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Bringing More of God’s Word to East Asia Pacific

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Biblica, The International Bible Society is restructuring its ministry in the East Asia Pacific region. Colorado Springs, CO: Biblica Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Carl Moeller, Biblica Chief Ministry Officer, Stephen Cave, and Biblica East Asia Pacific Area Executive Director, Richard Loh, announced the restructuring of Biblica’s East Asia Pacific Region beginning October 1, 2016. The initial phase of the restructure resulted from the intention of long-time Regional Director, Bishop Leo Alconga, to retire from ministry. Bishop Alconga retires after serving …




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Bringing More of God’s Word to the Middle East

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In an effort to more clearly focus its strategy for Bible translation, Bible access, and Bible engagement, Biblica is launching a new ministry in MENA. It will be a ministry that engages in evangelism and empowering the church through ministry to children & youth and equipping leaders. It will pursue wider outreach through digital media (e.g. Internet radio & social media) as well as outreach to persecuted and oppressed Christians. In some countries in the MENA region, it will operate ministry centers.




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Biblica, Zondervan Partner to Provide Over 16,000 Bibles to Attendees of Urbana 15

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Biblica recently joined alongside Christian publishing house Zondervan to provide custom NIV Bibles for all 16,000 people in attendance at InterVarsity’s five-day Urbana conference. Urbana, which is held every three years, dates back to 1946 and is the largest student missions conference in the world. It has challenged nearly 300,000 young people for missions since its inception. It was most recently held in December of 2015 in St. Louis, Missouri. When InterVarsity came to Biblica and Zondervan requesting Bibles, both organizations jumped at the opportunity. …