—Patrick Larouche, Quebec
Audio Scripture support for elderly Canadians rapidly expands
FROM TWO LANGUAGES TO MORE THAN 50
In 2020, the CBS pilot program to support elderly individuals in long-term care homes brought them large-print Scriptural resources, audio Scriptures and music played on a “MegaVoice”, an easy-to-use digital audio player.
This ministry is now growing quickly.
- Hospices and hospitals with elder care and palliative units received material
- We offer Scripture in more than 50 languages in addition to English and French
- We distributed almost 900 devices
- We commissioned the manufacturer to produce a CBS version that is easier to use for those with cognitive challenges
Thank you for your support. You are bringing the comfort of God’s Word to elderly people across Canada.
“My precious mother and late father were ministers of the Gospel of Jesus Christ for many years. My mother always considered the Word of God to be vital to her walk with the Lord and she taught us early about the Gospel. Now when diminished eyesight makes it virtually impossible for her to read the Bible, the MegaVoice in Cree is a treasured gift reaching deep into her soul and spirit. She can now hear the Word of God that she dearly loves.” —Freddy Coon-Come, Mistassini, Quebec
Languages in demand
The most requested languages for audio Scriptures in addition to French and English are Arabic, Chinese, German, Hindi, Persian, Spanish, Tagalog, Ukrainian, Tigrigna, and Cree.
Fast forward for Indigenous communities
The project now also serves Indigenous communities beginning with Cree and will soon add Inuktitut as we move towards the completion of the Inuktitut digital translation project.
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