It’s not enough to translate the Bible; it’s not enough to distribute the Bible. Our desire is to see real Scripture Engagement: people encountering God’s Word in life-changing ways. Here you’ll find hundreds of resources to help encourage Bible engagement around the world.

Research

State of the Bible 2021

From the online church revolution to socially-distanced small groups, the landscape of Christian faith and worship in America has been deeply disrupted in the past year. The strain of the ongoing pandemic and civil unrest in our nation continues to…
Richard
May 11, 2021
ChildrenLiteracy

Bloom Bible Story Books

Let's Grow a Library
Bloom makes it easy to create simple books and translate them into multiple languages. Bloom makes it possible for many people to be involved in building a large collection of local language books. It was designed with new computer users…
Richard
April 21, 2021
Film and VideoWomen

Chosen Witness

An unlikely woman's life is dramatically transformed by a man who will soon change the world forever. In this animated short film, experience the life of Jesus through the eyes of one of his followers, Mary Magdalene. The Jesus Film…
Richard
April 16, 2021
DigitalResponding to Needs

Digital Dialogue

Daring to stay relevant in an era of information overload
Andreas Ernst (2021)
Effective media is not about the right products or numbers, but about the quality of interaction with people. What does this really mean? Andreas Ernst highlights three key principles which can help us assess how engaging our media approaches are.…
Richard
April 13, 2021
Training

Scripture Engagement Strategy and Methods

Dallas International University, Texas
The 'Scripture Engagement Strategy and Methods' course focuses on the sociolinguistic, socioeconomic, sociopolitical, and socio-religious factors that either hinder or foster the use of vernacular literature. Practical strategies and activities that promote the use of Bible translations in public and…
Richard
April 7, 2021
Training

CanIL Scripture Engagement Training

The Canada Institute of Linguistics (CanIL) offers a Scripture Engagement training track with courses accepted by SIL and Wycliffe Bible Translators as preparation for cross-cultural service. Dates: June 14-August 14, 2021. The course is being offered online by Zoom meetings…
Richard
March 8, 2021
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Working together to encourage Scripture Engagement

This website is provided by the members of the Forum of Bible Agencies International. FOBAI exists to promote collaboration and cooperation amongst Bible Agencies with a shared vision of working together to maximize the access and impact of God’s word.