By Tobin Perry
Every Southern Baptist and Canadian National Baptist church in North
America will receive a case of New Testaments from the North American
Mission Board by early April.
The "Find It Here" New Testaments
are part of NAMB's God's Plan for Sharing: GPS initiative to encourage
"Every Believer Sharing, Every Person Hearing" by 2020.
church hasn't been out in your community sharing Christ in a while, we
think these Bibles are a great tool for outreach," NAMB President Kevin
Ezell said. "And if you are already active in reaching your community,
this is one more tool we think everyone will want to use."
began receiving the shipments in mid-February. Because of the large
number being shipped, it will take six weeks for churches to receive
their New Testaments. Each case contains 48 New Testaments and a card
that tells pastors why the New Testaments were sent to them and how they
can order more. Churches are asked to use the New Testaments as part of
their evangelistic efforts.
Spanish-speaking churches will receive a Spanish-language translation.
New Testament has specific verses marked to guide evangelistic
conversations. On the back of each New Testament, those looking for
spiritual help are given the findithere.com
Web address and a phone number where they can find spiritual
counseling. The English New Testaments being shipped to churches use the
Holman Christian Standard version of the text.