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What Mother’s Day is all About

In 1914, President Woodrow Wilson officially established the second Sunday of May as Mother’s Day in the United States, declaring that mothers are a nation’s greatest source of strength and inspiration. All cultures celebrate motherhood and its different aspects. Some celebrate fertility and birth, others devotion and sacrifice, or courage and wisdom. However, all agree…
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The Considerable Worth of a Woman

True to tradition, Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan had a harem, but among his four queens, Mumtaz Mahal was the one he loved most. Everyone loved her on account of her beauty and her personality; people praised her especially for her elegance, grace, humility and great compassion. Queen Mumtaz was the favourite, the one who had…
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Operation Bible: Bayonets, Bullets, and Hope

 “[The Bible] has a profound sense of value … to men in their hour of greatest need.” ~ Rev. C.W. Gordon (Ralph Connor), author and Canadian Forces chaplain On November 11, the Canadian Bible Society remembers. We remember the strength and courage of members of the Canadian Forces who have died in the line of…
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“Is this a dictionary?”

Stanley had never held a Bible in his hands, let alone read one. So when he joined the Scripture Union Sports Camp this summer and was handed a sports New Testament created for Scripture Union by the Canadian Bible Society, he looked at it – confused – and asked his coach, “Is this a dictionary?”…
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More than just putting the Bible into a person’s hand

The Canadian Bible Society has for over 110 years shown its commitment and passion to make the Bible available in the first language of every person in Canada and around the world. Our commitment is more than just putting that Bible into a person’s hand, through sales or free distribution. It goes further. It means…
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To all mothers and mothers-to-be!

I will soon be leaving the Canadian Bible Society in order to give birth for the first time. I imagine that many mothers-to-be are, like me, experiencing a certain level of anxiety, fear of the unknown, and excitement as this major event is drawing near. I am therefore focusing this last blog post on preparing…
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5 Verses to Love Winter

Winter is a difficult time for many Canadians. Lack of sunlight, cold weather and short days are all factors which make us want to hibernate, and not wake up until the Spring… However, with a good attitude and some words of encouragement, one can change all this negativity into the joy of living. In fact,…
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Opening Day of the “Maison de la Bible”

This coming February 12, we will celebrate the reopening of the Canadian Bible Society (CBS) store, the Maison de la Bible de Québec (Quebec City Bible House). The event will begin at 1 p.m., in front of the store, located at 1025, Saint-Jean Street. The inaugural ribbon will be cut by Mr. Alain Pouliot, episcopal vicar of…
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The World is Your (Social Media) Field

Guest Post by Violet Nesdoly Wherever we are these days—waiting to pick up our kids at school, in a lineup or around a table in a restaurant, in a hall waiting for the lecture to begin—chances are many around us are engrossed in their phones or tablets. Despite how antisocial they appear, they may well…
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CBS Tree of Life

The Canadian Bible Society (CBS) is celebrating the festive season with a unique "tree" - made entirely out of nearly 300 CBS Bibles. The "Tree of Life" is built with Bibles in over 20 versions and 10 languages! #mc_embed_signup{clear:left; font:14px Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif; } /* Add your own MailChimp form style overrides in your site stylesheet or…
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