Ba Translation Project Update
Mathew with its 28 chapters was reviewed with 4 trips, Mark with 16 chapters, was reviewed with 2 trips, and John with 21 chapters was reviewed on 3 trips.
Bible Work in Tonga
Free Wesleyan Conference agreeing to launch the Book of the Twelve on the opening night of the Conference by presenting it to the King of Tonga, His Majesty King Tubou VI.
Final Proof-reading of the Fijian Reference Bible
Participants expressed great joy and enthusiasm about participating in this exercise. Some found it beneficial to their spiritual life.
Church Supports the Digitization of their Bible
Niue Bible can be easily available and accessible through the people’s smart phones, tablets, and computers wherever they are.
Bible Society Re-establishes Contact with Nauru
A five-day courteous visit to Nauru by the Translation Consultant has given rise to some renewed contacts with the Churches in Nauru.
Mission in the Yasawa's
Mission team travels to equip the Sunday school teachers through training and supplying them with Sunday School materials as part of the 2019 focus; Children, Teens & Youths.
Consultant Checking on the Mele Four Gospels
Translation consultant, CAP officer and the wonderful contribution and great effort of the Hano translation team was a big help.
YWAM- Yatch For Life
Distributed more than 300 Fijian Bibles and Bible Comics in the local dialects and saw at least 6 people make a decision to surrender their lives to Jesus.
Celebrating the Launch of the Gospel
Spoken by approximately 800 people primarily on Ahamb island off the south coast of Malekula, the second largest island in Vanuatu.
Here is the good news: about 5.6 billion people have access to the full Bible in their language. But more than half of the world’s languages still have no Scripture at all.
Maumi People Welcomes Their New Testament Bible
Maumi people's vision and hard work towards making the New Testament in their language a reality.
Samoan Contemporary Translation Project
Bible Translation Workshop to train the participants who have been identified and selected by their respective Churches
Joy in the Community As Translation Nears Completion
Catechist Maika Raisilisi expressed his joy as the completion of the Maumi New Testament (NT) translation draws near.
Asia Pacific Common Framework Workshop
American Bible Society (ABS) Global Mission organizes workshop for Bible Societies in the Asia Pacific region.
Sunday School Workshop for Teachers
Workshop for Sunday school teachers using the Magimagi project Sunday School materials was conducted at Naila village.
Trauma Healing Train the Trainers
An equipping session to train new facilitators for the Bible Society Trauma Healing program was conducted at the St Christopher’s Home in Nakasi (Fiji).
Proclaim the Good News through the Proclaimer
Faith Comes By Hearing, proclaiming the Good News to a larger group of people when connected to a PA system or even the radio station.
MagiMagi Stretches to Fourth Community in 2017
A total of 150 bibles and other scripture materials were distributed at the official launching of the program in Naila on Sunday 8th March, 2017.
Tonga Bible Project Boosted
The prospect of this to be the first Old Testament project in the South Pacific to be completed in the shortest time possible is quickly becoming a reality.
Tonga Project Gains Momentum
The Tonga Contemporary Old Testament project boosted with a weeklong translation workshop held at Toutaimana Catholic Centre in Nuku’alofa, Tonga.
First Scripture in the Western-Fiji iTaukei Language Celebrated
“Tuxutuxu Vina sa Vola xo Marixa - ena Tata vaxa-Ba” (Gospel according to Mark in the Koronubu-Ba language)
Encouraging Bible Work in Niue
Bible Society GS meets with the Church leaders of Niue (EKN) about an agreed way forward for the development of Niue scriptures and way forward.
Kiribati New Version Bible Launched
200 people gathered at the Kiribati Uniting Church’s maneaba (meeting place) in Antebuka Tarawa to celebrate the launch of their new Bible.
Mission in Tanna and Luganville, Santo
4 years and 2000 Bislama bibles, Pastor Graem Jackel and his wife Sally ministers through leadership training and bible distribution.
Vanuatu Appeal & Launch
VCC launched church appeal to support cyclone Winston victims in Fiji and dedication of Bislama Bibles for people who were affected during Cyclone Pam.
Honiara Comic Translation Report
A total of 30 translators attended the 3 Days Bible Comic Translation Workshop and a from the 16 different languages spoken in the Solomon Islands.
Gospel of Mark in the Ba Dialect
7 men and women gathered together at Ba Town Methodist church and carry out a verse by verse checking of Rev. Savenaca’s 1st translation draft.
We Lost Everything Except the Bible and Translation Books
Hano New Testament translator Collinette Siba shared her traumatic experience of Cyclone Pam without hiding her emotions.
Bible Society of the South Pacific plays a pivotal role this year in the establishment and continued development of the Trauma Healing ministry in Fiji and other Pacific countries.