Posts Tagged ‘Bible Study’

Schools embrace Bible study to tackle gang violence

Thursday, March 7th, 2024
Bible study

Public schools in Guatemala are turning to Bible study programmes to tackle rising gang influence and enhance literacy. Despite initial hesitance from some educators, the programme is seeing positive change. Terra Nueva, a tough neighbourhood in Guatemala City, faces challenges which include poverty and crime that stem from the nation’s troubled history. To address the Read more

July is Bible Month

Monday, June 11th, 2018

Bible reading is key to being a strong Christian as well as victorious living says Tak Bhana, Senior Pastor of Auckland’s Church Unlimited and Bible Society New Zealand’s Vice-President. In addition, the Bible is key to your Christian growth, a primary way of connecting with God and it helps people live a Godly life, says Read more

Mike Pence prays, studies Bible with Trump cabinet

Monday, May 1st, 2017

The United States Vice President Mike Pence and a group of Donald Trump’s cabinet meet each week to pray and study the Bible. President Donald Trump is welcome to join them, they say. The gatherings are part of a programme devised by a Christian ministry in the Capitol. Pence has been described as an “Evangelical Read more

Online Bible game for children

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

Children  around the world, including Kiwis, are playing a New Zealand made online Bible game designed to bring the Scriptures alive. “We love it,” was the resounding comment from kids at the Hope Centre Lower Hutt (pictured), who recently trialled The Aetherlight: Chronicles of the Resistance. The Bible Society is partnering with Scarlet City to Read more

Bible Study being used to discuss gender violence

Friday, December 11th, 2015

Interactive Bible studies in Fiji are helping to break the silence over gender violence. The House of Sarah, part of the Anglican Diocese of Polynesia, is running workshops looking at how scripture can help end violence against women. House of Sarah’s gender specialist, Tupou Vere, says they’ve found the workshops a useful way to discuss Read more