It is indeed a sad fact that 60% of the Philippine population do not own a Bible! This is an alarming result from a survey conducted by A.C. Nielsen to measure how many Filipinos are reached by God’s Word. Imagine our shock when we learned that 70% of this 60% population are teenagers and young professionals. And to think, the Philippines is called the only “Christian nation in Southeast Asia”.
Nowadays, the youth no longer find God’s Word relevant to their lives so they don’t even bother to open a Bible. And this is something to ponder on….
Kung ang kabataan ang pag-asa ng bayan at hindi sila bilib sa Biblia–anong kinabukasan meron ang Pilipinas?
It is in response to this realization that notable Christian organizations and churches united to rally the Y generation for God’s Word. This birthed the–
YOUTH EXPLODE SERIES:
THE BIBLE ADVENTURE BEGINS!
A FREE event for all the youth, young at heart and young once. Join the battle cry of this generation as they own, read and live God’s Word.
So we ask you…
…WHY DO YOU LOVE GOD’S WORD?
Bakit ka b’lib sa Biblia mo? Share your testimony, declare why you love the Bible. Blog about it, leave a comment here or there or even suggest crazy brilliant ideas how to encourage the youth—like you—to be Bible lovers.
Leave us a link to your blog posts and we’ll link you back. Help the Bible Society promote God’s Word among the Filipino youth.
Be there at the Youth Explode event in the Bulwagan ng Panginoon (formerly Folk Arts Theatre) and enjoy a whole day affair of fun and interesting activities that will surely make you love your Bibles more! Read here for more information.
We love to hear (read) from you. C’mon help spread the love… spread the Word!