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Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Bible Giveaway

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an annual international health campaign put together by major breast cancer charities every October. The goal is to increase awareness of breast cancer, and to raise money for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure. The campaign also helps to provide information and support to those affected by the disease.
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’re giving away 10 copies of this wonderful NLT Bible. The color pink has come to represent and remind people of this movement, so you can see why we chose this Bible.

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Fill out the form below to enter to win one of 10 copies. We’ll chose the 10 winners on October 31st.

This form has trouble loading in certain browsers, if you are experiencing problems, just leave a comment below letting us know you stopped by and shared this blog post with your friends. We’ll count it as your entry to win a Bible. Thank you!

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Tyndale House Publishers and Youth for Christ Announce Breakthrough Outreach Resource featuring Cutting Edge Photography, Downloads, and Social Sharing Tools

A new way to introduce teens and Millennials to Jesus

One third of the millennial generation, ages 18-29, has no religious affiliation, according to Pew Research’s Religious Landscape Survey. It is becoming increasingly more difficult to get their attention in today’s technology driven world, especially when it comes to religion and Jesus’ Word. Tyndale House Publishers and Youth for Christ are releasing The Life, (ISBN 978-1-4143-9636-1; $4.99) – a dynamic, easy-to-read introduction to Jesus’ personal story and His word, presented in 4-color with a magazine feel in September.
 

Cutting edge photos and inspirational memes have been created from pictures in the Bible (see below). These images can be downloaded from threestorybible.com/TheLife and are tweetable, and also shareable on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, and other sites.

“The book has a social media component that helps set it apart from other outreach resources,” said Blaine Smith, Associate Publisher, Bibles at Tyndale. “We want people to not only read The Life, but to engage with it and share the passages that stand out to them with their friends.”

The Life is a Youth for Christ 3Story ® resource. 3Story is about relationships. It is a way of seeing how relationships with friends and with God can be connected, nurtured, and shared. This, combined with an ever-deepening understanding of God’s Story, enables readers to skillfully show how God’s Story is eminently relevant.

The diagram below illustrates how God’s Story, My Story and Your Story intersect. The more the three stories overlap the deeper fellowship can be, resulting in life-changing, meaningful relationships with each other and with God.

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“Our goal is to help immerse readers in the story of Jesus and then get them to think about what it would look like if more of their life story was intertwined with more of God’s story,” explained David Rahn, Senior Vice-President and Chief Ministry Officer for Youth For Christ.

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Youth for Christ/USA thrives in locations and in the lives of students who are often in crisis, overshadowed, or overlooked. Today, YFC is reaching some of the most ignored, under-resourced, and unchurched young people in the country. The ministry extends its relational reach to hundreds of thousands of teenagers through over 20,000 staff and volunteers at over 2,000 ministry sites that extend from coast to coast, Alaska, and Hawaii.

Tyndale House Publishers, founded in 1962, is one of the largest privately held Christian publishers of books, Bibles, and digital media in the world. Tyndale is the publisher of many New York Times bestsellers and contributes its dividends and a portion of its profits to the nonprofit Tyndale House Foundation, which makes grants to help meet the physical and spiritual needs of people around the world. Originally founded to publish The Living Bible, a contemporary paraphrase of the Bible that became a global publishing phenomenon, Tyndale now publishes the Holy Bible, New Living Translation (NLT), the translation of choice for millions of people.

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Philippians 4:6 NLT (Free Downloads)

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The History of Bible Translation

When dealing with Bible translations there is much to consider, especially considering since 1900 there have been over 350 translations. Learn more about the history of Bible translation in this helpful video.

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Teen Slimline NLT – Giveaway!

The slimline New Living Translation text Bible is the perfect size for busy teens to carry with them wherever they go—now available in new trendy TuTone designs. Classic reference features include a dictionary/concordance, end-of-Bible helps, full-color maps, a ribbon marker, presentation page, and gilded page edges.

We’re giving away 25 of these excellent Bibles! Just fill out the form below and we’ll chose 25 winners (you’ll get to chose between the two versions).

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To earn more entries, follow the sharing instructions within the giveaway form. Winners will be contacted on 7/15.

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Proverbs 3:5-6 NLT (Free Downloads)

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10 Reasons to Use the New Living Translation (NLT) Study Bible

On Christopher L. Scott’s Biblical Leadership Blog he’s shares a list of 10 Reasons to Use the New Living Translation (NLT) Study Bible.

Check it out here - 10 Reasons to Use the New Living Translation (NLT) Study Bible

Why do you use the NLT Study Bible? Tell us in the comments.

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1 Peter 5:6-7 NLT (Free Downloads)

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Galatians 5:22-23 NLT (Free Downloads)

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