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Rwanda Journey – Day 2

Kigali – First Impression Waiting to board. Len (left) with CBS supporters (l-r): John, Eleanor and Bev. We arrived at the Kigali International Airport at approximately 7:00 PM local time, which is 11:00 AM in Saskatoon. You do the math for other parts of the country. We had spent about 19 hours either flying or…
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Rwanda Journey – Day 1

Waiting for the Plane We are sitting at Pearson International Airport waiting for our flight to Amsterdam. This morning we spent some reflecting on what the journey would hold for us. Check the videos to see what our donors are expecting. Pray that God will meet and exceed all our expectations. Keep an eye on…
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Journey to Rwanda

From October 4 to 10, a team from the Canadian Bible Society (CBS) will be in Rwanda to visit two projects supported by CBS - She's My Sister and Where Is The Good Samaritan? Director for Ministry Advancement in Manitoba and Saskatchewan, Len Bachiu, will share about their daily experiences and the lessons learned along the way. Follow their…
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Struggles and joys of running 50 kms across the Monkman wilderness

Lisa Ramer has been cycling with Bike for Bibles for many years but this year, she decided to do a different event to raise funds for Bible distribution work in Rwanda (She’s My Sister). This event called Monkman Madness, which she herself organized, involved another activity that she loves: running. Along with a couple of…
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Three Ways You Can Support Bible Translations

In the Body of Christ, Bible Translations have always been very important. From the days when Scribes transcribed copies of letters and sections of the Bibles, to the invention of Gutenberg's printing press, and to the modern-day translation work done at the Institute for Computer Assisted Publishing (ICAP), Christians from abroad have contributed to the work in making…
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The Bible and the World Infographic

The Holy Bible is the most famous book in history. Nothing in the world is comparable -- it has the power to save lives. (Romans 1.16). To date, there are more than 2,200 publications of Bibles, including individual books of the Bible, New Testaments and Complete Bibles. While much progress has been made in the world…
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Why Bible Translation?

For millions of people, the good news about Jesus remains a closed book. They have no access to the Bible’s life-changing message in their language. Instead, they struggle to understand God’s Word in a language not their own. And that must feel something like this: ‘For God louede so the world, that he yaf his ‘oon…
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Departing Thoughts

Tomorrow morning we will begin our final day of the journey and by the grace of God we will arrive at and conquer Signal Hill. It has something of an ominous ring to it. Some of you are much more accomplished cyclists and you are looking forward to the challenge. I am approaching the end…
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The World is Changing

It doesn't have the newsworthy quality of sequestration, or the appeal of the NHL lockout, but the world has been changing. Really? I didn't notice anything. But not all world changing events are immediately recognizable. You may have some memory of this old nursery rhyme: For want of a nail, the shoe was lost. For…
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A Conspiracy of World Changers

Do you make New Year’s resolutions? Usually we make resolutions that have to do with self-improvement, things like losing weight, lowering blood pressure, or spending more time in prayer or studying the Bible. All good resolutions, but mine is actually so big that if God doesn’t get involved I’m going to end up feeling like…
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