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. …
We at Biblica are thrilled to announce that we have begun a multi-phase rebranding process.
Citing a desire to focus more exclusively on its core ministry efforts, today Biblica announced an expanded partnership with HarperCollins Christian Publishing (HCCP). Under the new agreement, HCCP will assume the direct and trade sales responsibilities of Biblica’s low-cost outreach Bibles, through the Zondervan Bible publishing program. Zondervan has been the longtime North American commercial publishing partner for Biblica in marketing and development of NIV translation Bible products.
Biblica announced today that its Board of Directors, by unanimous vote, has appointed Dr. Carl A. Moeller as Chief Executive Officer, effective October 14, 2014. Dr. Moeller served three years as a pastor at Saddleback Church before founding Sequoia Global Resources. He will replace Doug Lockhart, who announced last March that he would transition from his role as Biblica’s CEO by early 2015.
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.
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.
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.