Record Spring / Summer 2010 Issue

American Bible Society helps local churches reach remote people in China with the truth of the Bible. In Egypt, children in garbage city learn about the Bible’s message through a friendly lion named Kingo, and in Tanzania, the Datooga people finally have a New Testament in their heart language.

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History of Translation in China

More than 1.3 billion people speak some form of Chinese as their heart language. God's Word has been translated into Mandarin, as well as nine minority languages. But, there are 55 minority languages and an...

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The Celebration of a Generation

A Datooga woman at the Bible launch. Photo by Gregory Fisher, Hosanna Ministries/FCBH.The walls inside the tin-roofed and rough-hewn yellow brick church were draped with colorful flags. Generators pumped a steady hum to...

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Calling All Kids

An Egyptian boy waves his Kingo flag. Photo by Malorie Tull.The first thing that strikes you is the volume — the sound of thousands of children singing and clapping, as more and more stream in....

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Help and Hope for Haiti

Operation Compassion, Water Missions International and ABS worked together to meet immediate needs for water after the earthquake in Haiti. Photo by David Singer“I am asking God to give me strength I...

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Always There in a Crisis

Soldiers unload supplies for Haitian earthquake victims (Photo courtesy of Water Mission International)“The thought of my pain, my homelessness, is bitter poison. I think of it constantly, and my spirit is depressed....

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30 Years Strong, the JESUS Film Still Changes Lives

Sill from the original JESUS film movie. The JESUS film, an internationally renowned movie that recently hit a landmark number of 1000 translations, is celebrating its 30th anniversary. The American Bible Society played a key role...

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Word for Our Times

Photo by David SingerThe modern world is changing the ways in which we communicate — sometimes radically. This affects how people hear and read God's Word. The Nida Institute for Biblical Scholarship hosted an...

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