PO Box 908 Newberg, Oregon 97132-0908 U.S.A.
(503) 538-4897 http://www.bf.org
Jerry Kingery, President
July 27, 1998
Mail and email continue to come in and
Bibles and Bible portions continue to go out. June saw another
mail bag party in Newberg with 100 bags of Bibles going out. The
internet traffic continues to increase. More people around the
United States are getting involved.
A strange coincident occurred recently
when a lady sent an email seeking a Braille Bible for a special
need. It so happened that a brand new Braille New Testament was
donated and it satisfied the need.
The big story is the launch of the USA
Nationwide Bible Drive. July 27, 1998 saw the program
materials go up on the internet and the mail server. Materials
are available at http://www.bf.org/bibledrive
and the email version is available by sending a blank email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Publicity materials have been mailed to over 200
From the mail bag:
- GHANA: "I have taken pain to read the 48 scripture
selections you sent to me in at least 30 times. I have
really be transformed by the power of God. There have
been so many positive changes in my life and I bet you I
have rich testimonies to give now. In the light of this,
I have joined an evangelical association, helping to turn
all sinners away from sin. We are fully on the work so
please do send me one complete Bible to help me in my
- REPUBLIC of BELARUS: "I wanted to let you know that
I have received your shipment of Bibles that you have
sent to my ministry. This is a great blessing and I thank
you very much for them.
I will have opportunity to
give the Bibles to public schools and universities."
- GHANA: "I have read the scriptures and I ask God to
give me wisdom as you said. ... I have seen that God has
change my life, to become a good boy."
- NIGERIA: "I thank God for the way He uses you to
bless the nation both youth and adults through His word.
Our ministries is quite a big ministries with 30
branches some are Cameroon, Kenya, Algeria, Angola,
Niger, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Togo, Egypt, Zaire,
Malawi, Liberia, Chad, Guinea, Uganda, and Ethiopia.
God has been visiting us here with a mighty
revival. Muslims, Juju Priests and unbelievers repent
enmass both young and adults. Please help us to carry on
this work effectively as God desires.
hearing the word of God eagerly."
- NIGERIA: "God arrested over 1,200 Muslims to His
kingdom and five local churches were established for the
newly converted Muslims."
- NIGERIA: "We are a Prison Ministries, serving the
need of 10,000 refugees living in camps and inmates of
over 561 prisons around this West African region. We
cannot keep out of prison. It is where the Lord want us
to be. He never abandoned one lost sheep.
wants Bibles in every bit as desperately as a
concentration camp victim wants nourishing food. There is
no people in the world that is as hungry and desperate to
have a Bible of their own as these brethren. They will
cherish even a single page torn from a Community Bible.
The Bible will serve as a Key to open the treasure store
of good things. It is a book to be read and re-read, to
be pondered frequently, applied constantly and share with
others!. Beloved Gospel Partner, you can have a part in
leading men and women to the Lord. Especially at this
hour, you can join hands with us and faithful Prison
Chaplains. The hours are especially difficult for men and
women behind bars. Hearts are especially tender as they
think of loved ones whom they have disappointed or fail.
Will you help us reach behind the bars with the love of
- IVORY COAST: "Your idea of aiding the lost sheep to
come in, is actually excellent, and hope that the
Almighty God will reward you and the staff richly for
good work doing. Please, I need your great help to uplift
the school in our area and hope you will assist the
school by sending more BIBLES."
- IVORY COAST: "I am a new convert and I would like to
know the redemptive Word of God better. It is in that
light that I, under the advice of a friend, write to you
in order that you might help me in the good times and bad
to study the Word of God, which has already begun. For
that I would like a Bible."
- NIGERIA: "Since the number of people demanding for
Holy Bible are so many, we find it difficult to give out
to be used personally. We only place it on our reading
Chapel for everybody to go in and read, because we don't
have enough Bible."
- GHANA: "I've been receiving the Bibles you are
sending to me, but most wonderful part of it is the Bible
is reaching the parishers and souls are won into the
Kingdom of God."
- NIGERIA: "I do not know how to thank or how the
whole congregation could thank God for all the Bible's
you send to us. I think that God had chosen you to
experience the work that you people are doing. Your
offering to us cannot be coming from the corrupted flesh
but they are the work of the Holy Spirit that is taking
place in you for our joy."
- MALAWI: "I am deeply grateful for all you have done
to help in my spiritual growth, so I am able to serve our
God and help others. I thank God for your literature to
help us grow spiritually and that we can help win lost
souls. May God bless you and the ministry He has given
you. My prayer is that the Lord will continue blessing
you so we can continue receiving the Bibles to help us
win souls to our Lord."
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