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Exciting things are happening in the Bible work around the world. People are finding hope, comfort, and renewed lives as God speaks to them through His Word - in their language!

We are delighted to share these stories of God’s amazing work.


 

Happy Thanksgiving from the Canadian Bible Society

(To celebrate Thanksgiving day on Monday, October 9, we are featuring this blog post written by Dr. William H. Brackney.)

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TORONTO – September 29, 2017  The Canadian Bible Society was pleased to play a role in the Invictus Games by distributing 500 free specially created ‘I AM’ Good News Bibles. CBS Partner and Volunteer Rev’d. Greg Bailey was instrumental in ensuring these special Scriptures made it into the hands of veteran military athletes with a disability or illness. One of the CBS highlights during the Invictus Games was when one of these Bibles was presented with a special bookplate to HRH Prince Harry.

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TORONTO, Thursday, September 28, 2017 – The Canadian Bible Society is pleased to announce that we will be sending free booklets and Scripture Selections to the Eastern Caribbean over the next few weeks. These Scripture Selections have been developed to bring healing and comfort, especially focusing on those who are suffering directly from the aftermath of the recent hurricane disasters.

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(The Canadian Bible Society is honoured to be a part of the recently concluded Canadian International Faith and Family Film Festival. On its first year, the festival aims to showcase and celebrate faith and family based films. This blog post talks about what transpired during the two-day festival and the Awards Show as shared by CBS’ Regional Director for Ontario, Lisa Pak.)

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(September 30 is the United Nations’ International Translation Day. To celebrate this day and the importance of Bible translation, we are featuring this blog post written by one of our Translation Consultants, Jeff Green. The Canadian Bible Society is committed to the accurate translation of God’s Word; it’s not always easy, especially when a language doesn’t have the exact translation of the original text – Aramaic, Greek or Hebrew. The story below illustrates this challenge – and how translators arrived at the perfect word).

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This year, the theme of International Youth Day is Youth Building Peace. Our thought and value systems, which are built on the education we receive, form the basis of our involvement in society. As we consider the role young people can play in bringing about peace, let us take time to reflect on the teachings which prompt our youth to build a peaceful society.

Youth making peace sign

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(The Canadian Bible Society received the following report written by Bill Lawton, volunteer for Missionaries Association of Canada, a CBS partner based in Edmonton, Alberta.)

Why 365 in 365? Quotas encourage and motivate me. They give me something concrete to aim for. They may bother some people, but I thrive on them.

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TORONTO, Tuesday, July 25, 2017 – Dr. William Brackney, Chair and Acting Administrator of the Canadian Bible Society announced today that Don Posterski, has been engaged as Executive Director of a new Resource Innovation Department.

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TORONTO, Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - The Canadian Bible Society is pleased to announce that Dr. William Brackney, Chair of the Board of Governors, has been appointed to the Pioneer MacDonald Chair of Baptist Theology and Ethics at Carey Theological College.

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In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, the Canadian Bible Society staff recently held a contest to find out how the Bible helped shape Canada as a nation.

God's Word played an important role in the founding of our nation, and you will see clues in our history, some engraved forever in special spots across the country. The staff contest yielded a lot of interesting facts, some of which are featured below.


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