International Day of the Bible Impacts Capital

As part of the coalition of ministries that sponsored the International Day of the Bible, Bibles For The World was pleased to note the impact of the celebration of God’s Word across the United States — but particularly in the nation’s Capital!  People gathered to simply read passages from the Bible, beginning in Genesis, to celebrate the Scripture’s power to transform not only individual lives, but also entire cultures.  This brief vide from International Day of the Bible and the National Bible Museum provides a quick overview of the celebration in Washington DC.   https://www.facebook.com/museumoftheBible/videos/878799338901692/?theater

BFTW Joins Ministries to Promote Int’l Day of the Bible

A coalition of some of the top Bible ministries are partnering to promote International Day of the Bible on Monday, November 23. The National Bible Association, the American Bible Society, Bibles For The World, YouVersion, and Bible Gateway are inviting people across the globe to participate by creatively expressing their appreciation of the Bible via social media. “We’re thrilled with the reception to the launch of International Day of the Bible,” says Richard Glickstein, President of the National Bible Association and the founder of this one day celebration. “We encourage everyone from faith groups to performing artists as well as […]

UPDATE on Situation in Manipur

This is the most recent update on the civil unrest in Manipur, India. Because of the demonstrations and violence that erupted in September, BFTW’s schools in the area of Sielmat including Trinity College & Seminary and Selma Christian High School had been temporarily closed.  Selma Christian Hospital has continued to operate through the difficulties, often treating those injured during demonstrations and transferring those patients to government hospitals. The following is a report by Ronny Pakh and John Pudaite, who are currently traveling in India with the World Race team: Schools have been allowed to resume classes since last Monday (September […]

World Racers Get Busy!

The 50+ members of the World Race team that descended on Bibles For The World’s ministry outreaches in India wasted no time getting busy to help! Aided by 26 members of the World Race, a medical team from Sielmat Christian Hospital held a Free Medical Camp at Saiphai English School. In total, 506 patients were treated, from the school children, families, and other members of the village/area.  Many families in the area have children sponsored by BFTW “Partner Parents” and were eager participants at the medical camp. Another team got their hands a bit dirtier as they worked to help […]

BFTW and World Race Continue Partnership

Bibles For The World is continuing what has been a profitable partnership with The World Race in 2015 and beyond!  Last spring, a team of more than 50 young men and women traveled to Manipur to assist BFTW in many projects, including community medical clinics, construction work at the Trinity College and Seminary, visiting and praying for people at Selma Christian Hospital and helping with special programs at various elementary and high schools. BFTW president John Pudaite and his wife Lawm are hosting 58 members of the World Race team for similar outreaches this October and November. “We love the World […]

Update on Manipur Violence

This most recent report on the violence that closed BFTW’s schools in Manipur, India was provided on September 23 by one of Bibles For The World’s staff in India, Rohny Pakh: So far, the worst effected area appears to be Ccp town area. Schools within the proper town have been altogether shut down. And it looks like until they hear something  concrete from the central government, it looks like things would remain this way including keeping the 9 dead bodies in the morgue, sit in protest, clamping of curfew, etc. LTL being in the interior area, is known to be […]

Manipur Violence Closes BFTW Schools/Offices

The Manipur region of India has been experiencing civil unrest due to political events taking place.  In fact, there have been some violent protests that occurred near our Sielmat Christian Hospital and Sielmat Christian Schools.  The Hospital  sustained damage from bullets and tear gas canisters, which were indiscriminately fired by police.  The photo below shows an ambulance, belonging to the Hospital, that was damaged by bullets. As a result, our India offices and these facilities have temporarily closed and regular communications have been suspended for the safety of all students and staff members. PLEASE NOTE THAT as of September 20, […]

A Lifetime Investment

On a trip to India, the daughter of World Vision founder Bob Pierce reconnects with a Christian leader dear to her family. By Marilee Pierce Dunker Rochunga Pudaite and Bob Pierce “My grandfather was a headhunter. But by God’s grace, today I am a heart-hunter.” I was 10 years old the first time I heard Rochunga Pudaite make that statement, and I have never forgotten the vivid image it painted. Rochunga grew up in a village deep in the jungles of Manipur, India. His tribe, the Hmar, was greatly feared because members took the heads of their enemies as trophies. […]