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.
What if the conventional wisdom that “shorter is better” doesn’t apply when it comes to the Bible? And what if we could turn social media—the king of fragmented content—into a tool for helping people connect more deeply with the Scriptures?
When Adam Lewis Greene launched Bibliotheca—and cast his vision for a high-quality, literary edition of the Bible—he hoped to raise $37,000 on Kickstarter. He ended up raising almost $1.5 million. If there were any doubts that people are hungry for a better Bible reading experience, they’ve officially been put to rest.
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.
Bible literacy is at a crisis point, as Biola professor Kenneth Berding noted in a recent article. But what’s behind the steady drop in Bible reading? Is Bible literacy—knowing more facts about Scripture—really the end goal? And can we turn a generation of non-Bible readers into Bible lovers?