While it’s important to read the Bible for ourselves, it’s also important we read it together in community. Reading it together allows people to see things from a different perspective, and encourage each other in the faith.
It also helps people hear collectively from God about what he is saying and doing in their community. Our Bible Month 2019 resources focus on encouraging people to open the Bible together.
Imagine a world-wide community speaking the words of the Bible together across cities, towns, villages, streets and continents. Lives will be changed!
The idea is simple: a smart phone app will deliver daily readings for a year, that can be accessed in multiple languages, providing Bible access across the world. Together we will read, speak and hear the words of the Bible each day, sharing our experience on a global platform.
LYFE is a comprehensive new small group resource we’re offering free to churches. LYFE will help individuals and small groups discover a deeper life with God. Based around six key spiritual formation themes including prayer, social justice and the Bible, the sessions are easy to lead and highly relational. LYFE is suitable for Christians at any point on their faith journey.
Do you love to bake? We need you to help us by baking for Bibles! We need bakers like you to help us bake and ice cookies to sell to your family, friends and in your church to raise funds for Bible mission.
Translation of the Bible remains a core task of Bible Societies around the world. In New Zealand, it is easy to get a Bible in English, but there are places in the world where the Bible would still need to be translated.
Imagine what it must be like to finally be able to read the Bible in a language you understand and to be able to share his Word with others!
It has shaped the laws and politics of many western countries and influenced language, music and art. Today it continues to inspire many millions of Christians around the world. But what exactly is it?Read more
Bible Society is committed to delivering quality research into New Zealand’s relationship with the Bible. Since 2008, we have been engaging research companies such as Nielsen to help us paint a picture of how many New Zealanders read the Bible and the influence it has in their lives.Read more
The story of Te Paipera Tapu (The Holy Bible in Māori) began with the Rev. Samuel Marsden in Sydney. Learn the story of how the Bible was translated and printed in Māori and why it was so popular.Read more