The global recession has hit hard in Latvia.
“For some years a consumerist way of thinking has prevailed in Latvia,” says a Bible Society worker, “but the economic crisis is forcing people to re-think their priorities. Many people have lost their employment and there is a lot of hardship, despair and even those contemplating suicide.”
Bible Society has created a CD, which weaves together Bible verses with birdsong. It believes that this unusual approach will appeal particularly to secular audiences.
This article is from The Word at Work – Spring 2010.
“My name is A.S. Mark. I live in India. I am completely blind. I was so pleased when the Bible Society of India gave me Braille Bible portions in both Tamil and English.