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YouVersion’s New App Lets You Literally Picture Your Life Through the Lens of God’s Word

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We love capturing images of our lives. Now a new app called Bible Lens is making it possible to see those images from a different perspective, transforming snapshots into artistic, shareable images that celebrate God’s Word. Bible Lens is the latest innovation of YouVersion, a ministry that helps people engage with Scripture online and on their phones. Celebrating their tenth anniversary of impact, YouVersion (by Life.Church) is a ministry partner of Biblica, making the NIV and other Biblica translations available …

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The Impact of Changing Language on the Unchanging Word of God

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Language changes. No one disputes the fact that words like “alien” and “thong” have come to have different meanings than they did thirty years ago. What impact does that have on the Bible as the inerrant, unchanging Word of God? It’s hardly a new problem. When the King James version was translated in 1611, contemporary language of the day contained words like jangling, subtil, holpen, and vaunteth. Real oxen and goats were described in Scripture as unicorns and satryrs, words …

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For Less than 67 Cents, You Can Introduce a Young Person in India to Jesus

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“I didn’t make it to the NFL on my own,” admits Rashied Davis, formerly a wide receiver for the Chicago Bears and Detroit Lions. “God put people in my life who helped me accomplish everything I’ve been able to accomplish. So it’s been my life mission from the time I met Christ to give back to those who deal with the same stuff I grew up with.”
Today Rashied has retired from the National Football League and serves as a Biblica Ambassador. And one of the Biblica projects that is especially close to his heart is The Game of Life—a sports program that is providing young people in India with the opportunity to be impacted by athletics, discipleship, testimonies of Christian athletes in their country, and the Word of God.

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NFL Stars Team Up with Biblica for Sports-Themed Outreach in South Asia

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Four NFL veterans have teamed up with Biblica, the International Bible Society (www.biblica.com), to throw their weight behind a sports outreach that aims to score with thousands of young people in South Asia through “the other football.” Photo: Former NFL star Rashied Davis with participants in a soccer event in India who received a copy of Biblica’s Game of Life book, featuring Scripture and testimonies of leading Indian soccer players. Matt Forte, Anthony “Spice” Adams, Rashied Davis, and Ray McElroy—who …

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How Should the Bible Impact Our Thinking and Actions?

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Matthew 28 is a clear mandate.  Go into all the world…and make disciples! The natural inclination of all of us is to serve and minister in the most comfortable places, usually close to home. But that is not what Jesus commanded in the Bible. He told us to go into all of the world, preach the gospel and disciple people.