Record Spring 2015 Issue

In rural China, Christians find joy and encouragement in God's Word. Around the world, Scripture brings hope and peace to people in the midst of physical, emotional and spiritual crisis.

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Go Tell It On the Mountain

Jack Turner became a Christian early in life. But he never read an entire book of the Bible until he was 35 years old. Then, once he started reading, he couldn’t stop. When someone gave...

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A New Day for the Gospel in Cuba

On the surface, life in Cuba has not changed much in the last 50 years. People work. Schoolchildren play in the streets. The trade winds blow.But much is changing behind the scenes, not least with...

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China: God’s Word for the Rural Church

China is a land marked by economic progress. Clusters of skyscrapers reach to the heavens in sprawling cities throughout the country. Young people flock to urban areas where they get access to Starbucks, iPhones and...

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Pray Around the World

BIBLE SOCIETY IN CAMBODIAAsk that the Holy Scriptures will be made available in different media so that they can reach the entire population, especially the youth. Please pray that their new projects would open Cambodian...

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Hope in Times of Trouble

Every day, Bishop Michael Hartwell gets up in the morning to serve the residents of Logan County, West Virginia, a community that depends on the coal mining industry. Life isn’t easy in Logan County,...

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International Update Spring 2015

JORDAN: Syrian and Iraqi Refugees Experience the Love of ChristJordan, a nation of 7.9 million people, has become home to hundreds of thousands of refugees in the last three years due to conflicts in neighboring Iraq...

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National Update Spring 2015

World Meeting of Families to Share Scripture in PhiladelphiaThe eighth World Meeting of Families is expected to draw millions of people to Philadelphia in September. American Bible Society will provide Scripture and lead workshops for...

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Bible-based trauma healing launches in the Middle East

In a small room just outside of the city of Amman, Jordan, nearly 50 people gathered in December to attend the first Bible-based trauma healing session in the Middle East.Trauma healing is especially urgent for...

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