Record Spring 2022 Issue

This issue of Record magazine is all about how God’s Word is overcoming barriers and changing lives, even in the direst of circumstances. Whether it’s through an innovative Bible translation project in the hills of rural Guatemala, a trauma healing ministry bringing hope to war-torn Armenia, or just an old-fashioned pocket New Testament transforming the life of a rebellious Sailor, God is doing wondrous new works in our day. May the testimonies in this magazine be fuel for your faith and your prayers. We serve an awesome God who does great things— yesterday, today, and forever!

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War and Peace in Armenia

First came the pandemic. Then came the war. For the people of Armenia, the battle against COVID-19 was crippling. The outbreak of war with Azerbaijan was like pouring gasoline on a fire. “The church was...

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“Now Our Lord Jesus Speaks Walak!”

Written by Anwar Tjen, the Head of Bible Translation for Indonesian Bible Society —- Tears of joy were streaming down their faces. They were praying and waiting at the entrance of their village in Papua...

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7 Places Where You Brought the Bible

1. The Markets of Uganda Your love and support brought God’s Word to a colorful marketplace outside of Uganda’s capital city of Kampala. New Bibles were provided to people who had never owned their...

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Hidden in Their Hearts

A young man named Eliseo stands on a sloping hillside in Guatemala. He smiles as adults and children, eager to hear his words, gather around him. From memory, he begins to tell the ancient story...

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Q&A with Two of Your Fellow Kingdom Builders

Meet Osvaldo and Deborah Gratacós, two passionate supporters of American Bible Society like you. Debbie currently serves on the Board of American Bible Society. She is the founder and CEO of DEVAL LLC, where...

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The Prodigal Sailor

Naval Veteran Paul Bendt of Charleston, South Carolina knows that he isn’t the first person who started following Jesus in the U.S. Military—and he certainly won’t be the last. “The old...

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“If You Can’t Go, Give!”

Ever since she was little, Gweneth Alexis had a dream. “After giving my life to Christ when I was 14 years old, I wanted to be a missionary!” Gweneth says. “I used to read books about...

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