New dawn for Morning Star as it joins Bible Society Australia Publishing Arm

A publisher nimble enough to bring out both a new book on Martin Luther and the Catholic Worship Book II for the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference has joined the Bible Society Australia publishing arm. Morning Star Publishing’s Martin Luther: A Wild Boar in the Lord’s Vineyard by Lutheran scholar Mark Worthing is shortlisted for the […]

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Bible Society appoints David Foster to head Koorong

Bible Society Australia is delighted to announce the appointment of David Foster as General Manager of Koorong, the largest Christian retailer in Australia. David takes over the reins from Rob Bootes, who steps down on 18th July. David joins the executive team at Bible Society Australia, with responsibility for Koorong as well as for Crossroad […]

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Remember your first Bible?

Most Christians in Australia can remember their first Bible, but millions in less affluent countries are still dreaming of theirs. Can you imagine being a believer without having access to the word of God? Maria from South Sudan says she waited so long, that “I thought I would die without seeing or touching a Bible.” […]

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Invisible Book Competition

AUSSIE KIDS BECOMING AS BIBLE-ILLITERATE AS BRITISH YOUNGSTERS… BUT HERE’S SOMETHING YOU CAN DO! Bible Society Australia fears Australian children are in danger of becoming as Bible-illiterate as those in the UK, where 25% of children aged 8 to 15 think the Golden Goose is part of the Easter story! To help turn the tide, […]

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Urgent Bible demand in China

Following reports this week that the Bible is being removed from bookshops and online retailers in China, Bible Society Australia has fast-tracked an appeal to help provide much needed Bibles and Bible paper for the People’s Republic. Australia’s ABC was one of the media outlets to highlight the current Bible shortage in China… http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-04-04/bibles-allegedly-pulled-from-chinas-online-book-stores/9616560?section=world For […]

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Women of Worth

She is strong and respected and not afraid of the future (Proverbs 31:25) While the majority of Australian women are self-assured and well-educated, the same can’t be said for many women in east Africa. To coincide with International Women’s Day 2018, Bible Society Australia is launching an eight-week Bible-based literacy Appeal to help needy women […]

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Easter Holytext 2018

“You are my witnesses” declares the Lord… (Isaiah 43:10) This year, witness the Easter message like never before with Bible Society Australia’s ‘Easter Holytext’ It will bring Easter direct to your ‘phone or device through SMS and Facebook Messenger. As the events of Easter unfold, you’ll receive regular ‘Holytexts’ over a drama-charged 9 days! Prepare […]

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The Gold and the Gospel

The Bible says faith is greater than gold (1 Peter 1:7) and that God’s unfailing love is priceless (Psalm 36:7). With that in mind, Bible Society Australia is celebrating the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games by giving away 20,000 copies of Priceless – The Gospel According to Luke. It’s a quality 78 page booklet containing Luke’s […]

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Bibles for Bubs

Give a new life the Word of Life! To farewell our Bicentenary year, Bible Society Australia is welcoming newborns with a baby Bible – absolutely free! Yes, we’re gifting 1000 children born in Australia between 1st January 2017 and 7th March 2018 a free Read and Share Toddler Bible. Bicentenary bubs will receive the Toddler […]

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‘Our Mob, God’s Story’: 2CH’s Kel Richards interviews Louise Sherman

Our Mob, God’s Story has been described as “beautiful, confident and irresistible” on being awarded the 2017 Australian Christian Book of the Year. After accepting the Sparklit award for Bible Society Australia, co-editor Louise Sherman spoke with 2CH Radio host Kel Richards on the how the unique Aboriginal art book came about… Louise Sherman 2CH […]

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