Today is Bible Translation Day: Support Bible Translation with #WhyBible

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Today is Bible Translation Day, a day set apart worldwide to honor the work of Bible translation. #WhyBible is a global movement of people learning together how to share why the Bible matters in our lives. Today only (September 30, 2018), for every post that includes the hashtag #WhyBible, a generous donor has pledged to contribute $5 toward the Ambonese Malay Bible translation project in Indonesia (up to $15,000).

One Hashtag = $5 Donated

Let’s Share!

Step 1

Get Creative. Snap a picture representing why the Bible matters to you. You can even draw a question mark on your hand and snap a photo. We’d suggest using Bible Lens or creating a Verse Image. 😉

Step 2

Choose Your Social. Upload your photo to Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. Ensure your contribution counts by making sure your post is public.

Step 3

Answer this Question. In your caption, answer, “How is my life different because I have the Bible in my language?

Use the hashtag #WhyBible on each post.

Prize Pack

When you use the hashtag #WhyBible on social media on September 30, you’ll be entered to win this awesome prize pack from Wycliffe! They’ll choose 3 winners throughout the day. (See the official rules here.)

Learn More.

Our partners at Wycliffe Bible Translators created the #WhyBible website to help you learn how you can explore God’s Word, apply it to your life, and share your personal story of faith.

Visit #WhyBible

Now Your Children Can Experience the Bible App for Kids in Georgian!

Bible App for Kids in Georgian

Today, together with our partner OneHope, we are pleased to announce the launch of the Bible App for Kids in Georgian. Now, more children than ever have the opportunity to enjoy a Bible experience all their own.

Switching between languages is easy, right in the app’s Settings:

  1. Make sure you’ve updated your app to the most current release.
  2. Open the app and tap the gear icon () to open Settings.
  3. Tap Language and select the one you want.

The audio will now play in that language, and any text will appear in that language, too!

Please help us celebrate this great news!

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About the Bible App for Kids

Developed in partnership with OneHope, the Bible App for Kids is from YouVersion, makers of the Bible App. Designed to give children a delight-filled Bible experience all their own, the Bible App for Kids has already been installed on over 25 million Apple, Android, and Kindle devices, and it’s always completely free. Kids from all over the world are now enjoying the Bible App for Kids, in 40 languages — now including Georgian!

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You’re there. We’re there. Let’s connect! 👍

As you scroll through your feed… are the messages encouraging, inspiring, life-changing?

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As you connect with friends and family, keep up with current events, and share your stories…experience more of God’s life-changing Word, right from your Instagram feed.


Connect with us in more places.

Get the latest news, stories, and content from YouVersion when you follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Love Pinterest? You’ll find us there, too! Discover new Verse Images daily, and create stunning boards filled with inspiration from God’s Word.

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How to Live on Purpose

For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago.

Ephesians 2:10

When you engage with the Bible consistently, God’s inspired Word can help you find purpose and fulfillment. But, with your busy schedule and life’s other distractions, how do you stay on track?

Try one of our Featured Plans about Purpose: 5-minute devotions that help you connect with God and follow Him daily.

Does My Work Matter?
Kingdom Leadership In Your Workplace
Grace Over Grind

Explore All Plans


New Blog Series on Work and Purpose

Looking for more resources to help you discover your calling? Explore our new series of posts on Medium:

I Don’t Like My Job—Now What? How Do I Discover My Purpose?
How to Make a Difference Where You Work

Verse Images: New Ways to Capture What Moves You

Verse Images

Verse Images let you capture your moments of inspiration as beautiful Bible art: to save, to remember, to reflect, and to share… all from inside the Bible App. And today, Verse Images are better than ever, with new background images, new fonts, new aspect ratios, and more!

If you’ve never made a Verse Image before, don’t worry — it’s easy! Simply tap the Read tab to start reading (or listening). When God’s Word moves you, tap the verse, then Image, then have some fun!

Pick your background.
Use a picture from your camera roll. Or try one of our stunning new high-res images.

Backgrounds Options
Font Options

Find your font.
Explore all the new fonts, and experiment with new line height and letter spacing.

Set your size.
New! Choose square or portrait

Size Options
Font Color Options

Choose your color.
Tap black or white, or make your own custom color.

Tweak your text.
Set it left, right, or center. You can even shape your text box to fit your background.

Text Position
Blur and Brightness Options

Finish up with focus.
Make your verse easier to read by adjusting blur and brightness.

Save your polished masterpiece…

To help you remember that moment, to reflect on God’s Word, and to share!

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