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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…
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Canadian Bible Society Takes Aim At Reversing Grim Bible Engagement Study Results

TORONTO (May 29, 2014) - Earlier this spring, a group of nine Canadian Bible agencies together with the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada, partnered to undertake the Canadian Bible Engagement Study. With the study results revealing concerning trends in Bible reading and engagement, the Canadian Bible Society has chosen to launch a series of national initiatives with…
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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,…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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’…
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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…
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CBS supporters to run in BC wilderness to raise funds for trauma healing

On August 24, 2013, a small group of Canadian Bible Society (CBS) supporters in British Columbia will run through the wilderness of Kinuseo Falls to help raise funds for She’s My Sister, a Bible-based trauma healing program for the women and children impacted by the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. The group, led by Lisa Ramer, will run…
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“A Night to Remember” Event a Success in British Colombia

On July 4, 2013, the Canadian Bible Society and Grace Rwanda sponsored a dinner celebrating the end of the 100-day Rwandan genocide 19 years ago. More than 230 people came for the celebration which featured a traditional Rwandan dinner, dance and testimonies. A silent auction was also held, with proceeds going to She's My Sister,…
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