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Canadian Bible Society Executive Director Rev. Dr. Rupen Das elected to the executive committee of the United Bible Societies Global Council

Toronto, ON – December 10, 2019 — The Executive Director of the Canadian Bible Society (CBS), Rev. Dr. Rupen Das, was recently chosen to serve in three key positions with the United Bible Societies (UBS). Dr. Das was elected to serve on the UBS Global Council and further, at its November meeting, was elected to…
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Canadian Bible Society chosen as exclusive Canadian distributor of Alabaster The Bible Beautiful

Toronto, ON – The Bible has long been the best-selling book in the world, but it's never been presented like this before. The Canadian Bible Society (CBS) has been chosen as the exclusive Canadian distributor of Alabaster The Bible Beautiful, produced by Alabaster Co., to the Canadian audience. As our culture grows increasingly creative, visual…

The Gospel of John published in Maliseet

(Left: Shirley Giberson, CBS Board Member, presented a copy of the Gospel of John in Maliseet to New Brunswick Lieutenant-Governon Graydon Nicholas. Right: Hart Wiens, CBS' Director of Scripture Translation, with Graydon Nicholas.) Fredericton, NB — It was a joyous day for the Maliseet First Nation when a portion of God’s written Word was publicly launched…

Are Canadians Done With the Bible?

Revealing study compels Canadian Bible agencies to undertake unprecedented nationwide action Waterloo, ON (May 1, 2014) - Canadians have been asked about their Bible reading habits for years. In 2013, the Canadian Bible Forum, a group of nine Canadian Bible agencies together with The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada, engaged world-class market research company Angus Reid Strategies,…

Children learn about Jesus at March Break camp

(Photo credit: Toronto City Mission) For most students in Canada, March break provides a respite from learning and time to enjoy the remaining few days of Winter. For Toronto City Mission, a Christian organization that reaches out to the youth in Toronto, it is an opportunity to share about Jesus and the Bible. A representative…

My revenge against HIV: a widow’s story

Hirut Alemayhu hid the fact that she was HIV-positive for years, even from her daughter. But today, she is a powerful force in the fight against HIV/AIDS in her local community, particularly focusing on pregnant women. “My revenge against HIV is that I am using all my strength to stop new infections,” she says. “I…

Inuktitut Bible translator featured on 100 Huntley Street

Toronto, ON — On November 13, 2012, the Inuktitut Bible was featured at 100 Huntley Street. Translation Director Hartmut Wiens and Inuktitut translator, Benjamin Arreak shared about the translation work that took over three decades to finish. Watch the video below for the full story. Stay Updated On Facebook   On Twitter Tweets by @CanadianBible !function(d,s,id){var…

God’s Word reaches children in summer camps

The Canadian Bible Society (CBS), through partnership with various Christian organizations, is helping to reach the youth and children with God’s Word in summer camps. Some of the children who attend these camps are considered “unchurched” and the camps are where they learn about Jesus and the Bible for the first time. One of CBS’…

Two Bible Society bookshops destroyed in Egypt

Two Bible Society bookshops in Egypt were burned and destroyed in a recent attack by Muslim fundamentalists in the two largest cities in Southern Egypt. The General Director of the Bible Society of Egypt, Ramez Attalah, sent the following report: “I have just received the sad news of the complete burning and destruction of our Bible Society’s…