Bibles Will Be Dropped into Iraq by a Swedish Church After being
September 3, 2016
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After being approach by Middle Eastern Christians in need of Bibles, Livets Ord (Word of Life) church in Uppsala, Sweden has provided the funds in order to send an airdrop of thousands of
small, electronic Bibles into the ISIS controlled areas of Iraq. The church will uses drones to drop digital Bibles that are roughly the size of a pillbox and cost $15 each to create.
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Why this story matters for church leaders:
This church has developed partnerships with Christians on the ground, donors, and tech experts to come up with a creative outreach solution.
- Local Insight : This church is meeting a specific need that has been communicated by people on the ground in Iraq.
- Counting the Cost : A venture like this is costly, so key donors are essential and local input will ensure that funds are used effectively.
- Adapting : Digital Bibles and drones provide updated solutions to smuggling paper Bibles in by hand.
Are there people in your context who can help you identify a need that your church can creatively meet?
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