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7) EasyBibles.com Seeking Prayer for Sub-Saharan Africa

The folks at EasyBibles.com request your prayer for the work in the region of Sub-Saharan Africa where they’re reaching even into prisons. See their blogs at…

http://www.easyBibles.com

and rejoice and pray for God’s anointing on this ministry! For more information, inquirers can also contact
mlloyd3000atgmaildotcom

2) Africa Conference for 2013 is taking shape

easybiblesThe folks at EasyBibles.com are excited to report that plans are progressing well for their upcoming Africa conference. Learn more at…

http://easybibles.com/2013/07/22/africa-13-conference-lilongwe-malawi-in-november/

or email mlloyd3000atgmaildotcom .

 

The planning team requests your prayers as the conference approaches.

6) Where to Find Print Bibles in Languages of Unreached –

At Brigada, we get questions. This past week, someone asked, “Are there any printers in the U.S. that print Bibles in any of the languages spoken by any of the 6900 unreached people groups?  If you don’t know, do you have any idea where I might start asking that question?” The thought occurred to me — what about going directly to the resource listing at …

 

http://www.joshuaproject.net

 

In other words, look up the unreached people group, then scroll down. Suppose you’re trying to find information on the Middle Atlas Berbers. You find the profile at…

 

http://www.joshuaproject.net/people-profile.php?peo3=12217&rog3=MO

 

Scroll down to “Possible Bible Sources,” and bam — there are three places to go for more info on this printed Bible. Now granted, …

 

http://www.multilanguage.com

 

and

 

http://www.missionresources.com/placesbible.html

 

are two of the best places to start anyway, but checking at JP.net first just makes sense.

 

Do you know of other starting points for printed Bibles for unreached peoples? If so, please jump in on a comment box below. Thanks.

8) Learn the Arab Bible — Quick! –

ArabBible (version 4.2 for Mac or Windows) is a powerful and innovative software tool, designed to help English–speakers interactively learn the Classical Arabic of the New Testament (plus Genesis, Psalms, Isaiah and Jonah). It includes complete grammatical explanations for every word, as well as full New Testament audio capabilities. Once you purchase ArabBible, updates and new versions are free. Find it at …

 

http://www.arabbible.com/ArabBibleTOUR.html

8) Help needed: Current Project of Digital Resource Libraries —

The Digital Bible Society (DBS) serve the Church around the world by collecting and distributing digital Bibles and Christian literature in their own languages.  These Treasure Libraries (TL’s) are then freely made available to individuals, churches, and mission agencies for distribution in every nation. DBS has completed Treasure Libraries in Chinese, Arabic, and Persian on digital media such as CD’s DVD’s, and SD chips to be used in a multitude of devices.  They are currently producing digital libraries for a number of languages, countries, and regions of the world.  To increase their value, DBS is actively seeking the help of churches, individuals and ministries representing these languages.  They need help to identify and collect digital materials and assistance in the production process.  This includes collecting content materials and permissions, small translation tasks, reviewing of libraries, networking, and distributing finished libraries.  Contact

hannesatdbsBibledotorg for a list of current targeted regions and needs.

Additional Information:

 

http://www.dbsbible.org

 

http://donteatthefruit.com/2012/02/powerful-secure-bible-software-for-closed-countries-and-you/

 

Forum of Bible Agencies:

http://www.forum-intl.org/about_ifoba/default.aspx?id=518

 

Charisma News:

http://www.charismanews.com/culture/32118-digital-bibles-reach-persecuted-church

 

(Note: Some of these links will “wrap.” If you have trouble copying them and pasting them into your browser, just log on to Brigada today online and find this same item posted there. We’ll make sure the link works on our site. Thanks.)

6) Digital Bibles Project Bible on cell phones –

Several Bible translation groups and other mission groups are involved. The project targets the 5 billion people who have cell phones. Please send your email to

stephendotfierbaughatpbtidotorg

He will be blogging his trip to several countries in Africa for this project. He and the team need your very important prayer support. No one else prays your prayers, so please be a part of this great effort to enable people in many countries who speak many languages to download (free) the Bible in their language in text and voice.

6) Special ministry Bible printing —

Bible Foundation has developed a special printing project for ministries wanting quality Bibles for low cost. The Updated King James Version (UKJV) has the archaic words updated. The type font is 10 point on bright white, acid free Bible paper. To get the low price of $2.00 each plus pay for shipping, ministries must purchase full pallet loads at a time in the USA. Find details at

http://www.bf.org/ukjv

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4) Scripture in Minority Languages Available On-Line —

Scripture in nearly 200 minority languages is available at

http://www.scriptureearth.org

Many have the complete New Testament in PDF, audio recordings of Scripture, modules for “The Word” Bible study program, and links for purchasing a paperback edition, or watching the Jesus film. Source countries include Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Sudan, Suriname, the United States, and Venezuela. The site is provided by Wycliffe Canada and offers user interfaces in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, and Dutch. (Thanks for the tip, Loren!)

2) New Version of Online Bible Promises Helpful Content

Ever been to BibleGateway.com? You probably have and just didn’t notice. Try it: Go to Google, type in (without the quotations)

“NIV Bible Matthew 28″ or any other scripture passage. My hunch is… BibleGateway.com will be the first pick. Not satisfied with being at the top, BibleGateway.com wants to improve! Browse to…

alpha.biblegateway.com

You’ll have to register, but if you can’t trust your Bible, whom can you trust! :-) Just one sample of what’s in store after the long wait for your new registration credentials (it’s really not *that* long): A 14,000-article online Bible encyclopedia, done in Wiki format, so it can be updated by a cloud of witnesses as time goes on. And it’s all free.

4) Bible Resources for Immigrant Peoples

Millions of people are on the move to new countries. Do you know someone who has moved away from their home language area? It is often difficult to find Bibles in those other languages. The World Bibles site can help you. It lists over 14,500 places on the internet where you can find Bibles in over 4000 languages. Many are free downloads. The site includes Bible sources in Braille, video, audio and mobile phone formats. Check them out at

http://worldbibles.org

5) Free Web Space for Bible text

Many minority languages Bible translators would like to put their work on the Internet. If you would like your people group to have internet access to the Bible in their language, but you don’t know how to put it on the web, the people at World Bibles

http://www.worldbibles.org

can help. And it is free. All you will need to do is send them a one page email with Scripture pdf file(s) attached.  They will build you a simple web page where people round the world can find and download Scripture. They only take straight Bible text, not teaching materials or sermons etc. Before you send anything get more details from: David

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1) Study The Bible In This Twelve-Week Course

This course is designed to give students a thorough understanding of the inductive approach to Bible study, equipping them with tools to integrate the Word of God into their lives and ministry.  This means leaving behind any preconceived ideas or principles, allowing the true content of God’s Word to be revealed. The dates are April 12, 2010 – July 2, 2010. For further information contact

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4) Bible for the Future Project

Wycliffe Associates, UK, has a “Scripture Data” preservation project

http://www.wycliffeassociates.org.uk

They preserve your computer files of scripture — the data and the intellectual property rights — so that they will be available and readable in the future. For more info, contact

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