We welcome the opportunity to partner with you this Giving Season to help change lives through the power of His Word. Gifts to Global Bible Initiative help:
Sustain ongoing Bible translation projects in Chinese, Myanmar (Burma), Hindi, Punjabi, Northern India, Khmer (Cambodia) and Central Asia
Provide for the development of new software tools that enable translators to work faster while producing Bible translations that are both readable and reliable in under 10 years instead of over 30
Engage developed churches to partner with local churches throughout the world to help them translate the Bible for themselves, but not by themselves
We are also actively collaborating with other major Bible translation organizations like Wycliffe, SIL, American Bible Society, United Bible Societies, Biblica and others to share our technology to improve Bible translation around the world.
You can partner with us financially with either a one-time gift or a recurring donation. You will receive an electronic receipt for any donation. All donations to Global Bible Initiative are tax deductible since we are 501(c)3 organization. You can donate below using a credit card or you can mail a check to Global Bible Initiative, 2990 Franklin Ave SW #8, Grandville, MI 49418 USA. For any help with a donation, please contact us at: Info@GlobalBibleInitiative.org
Ivan’s Story As an agent of the KGB, I was taught to combat ‘ideological subversion’—anti-communist political and religious ideas and the dissidents who promoted them. I took my job seriously and often used harsh tactics to stop the spread of Christianity.
My favorite hobby was fist-fighting. I prided myself in being unbeatable. I knew how to intimidate my opponents and overpower them. But I finally met my match and was knocked unconscious. When I came to, I was overcome with a sense of my sinfulness. I knew I was a cruel, horrible person. Secretly, I asked a Christian I knew how to get rid of my sin. He took a great risk by giving me a Bible. After reading the first five books, I built a stone altar and planned to sacrifice a lamb.
But my Christian friend told me, ‘Ivan, the sacrifice has already been made.’ Then he told me about the death and resurrection of Christ.
My life has been completely changed by the Gospel! My guilt is gone, and I am filled with joy. Now, instead of fighting, I tell everyone about Jesus Christ, the Lamb of God. “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!” John 1:29 ESV
Ivan now serves as a pastor and is part of a Global Bible Initiative translation project in a Muslim area of Central Asia.
Will you partner with us this season to help impact lives for eternity?