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Bible reading, a part of summer camp activities

The Canadian Bible Society provided the Adventure for Life Bibles for Christian camps this summer. We are delighted to hear encouraging feedback from some of the camps. One partner wrote: Around 70 Bibles from the Canadian Bible Society were distributed to campers during our two weeks of Kids’ Camp (ages 6-11) and Teen Camp (ages 11-14). While…
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Reading the Bible as a family

Who would have ever believed that reading the Bible cover to cover in 2008 would transform our family?! Sure, my wife and three teenagers were already Christians, but life was busy and we only did our devotions separately when our individual calendars allowed. However, in 2008, the Wesleyan Church denomination encouraged all of their churches…
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Knowing God through my first Bible story book

I grew up in a traditional Chinese family in a beautiful coastal city called Amoy. When I was nine years old, a new foreign family moved into our neighborhood. The father is Italian and the mother is Russian, and both of them speak fluent English. With them was their beautiful daughter named Xia Li (her…
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Grandpa’s New Testament

Jane Gracey, a long time supporters of the Canadian Bible Society, and her sister, Grace Rush, shared how God's Word protected their grandfather during the war, both spiritually and phsyically: Edward Forsyth, my maternal grandfather, was a soldier with the Gordon Highlanders (Scottish Regiment) in the Boer War 1899-1902.  Every soldier had been given a…
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Eddie the Preacher

Concrete walls and iron bars no longer define the world of one prisoner. In fact, since Eddie gave his life to Christ, his boundless enthusiasm for the Gospel has led many others to the Lord. Prisoners and guards alike love to tell stories about the “Preacher”, as they affectionately call him. Like the time guards…
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The Bible is my life line

My name is Crystal* and I am currently incarcerated at the *Women’s Correctional Centre. I’m 29 years old and have five beautiful children. I grew up in a world of abuse, drugs, alcohol, and crime. Pain and fear were my only companions, and feeling worthless was a normal emotion for me. Because this type of…
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Beans for a Bible: Hannah’s story

How far would you go for a copy of the Bible? On June 16, the Bible Society of Kenya hosted the momentous launch of the Kiembu-Kimbeer Bible. All those in attendance could feel a sense of excitement and weightiness to the event. This great anticipation was an acknowledgement of the long road taken to make this…
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A New Priesthood

Hrishi had attended countless prayer and devotional gatherings in preparation for his priesthood ceremony. He had spent many hours memorizing ancient scriptures that others were forbidden to even speak. For the first two years as a Brahmin, he fulfilled his priestly duties, but he remembers having so much anger inside. As he watched his parents…
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