85,000 kids to get the Bible story of Jesus this Christmas

9 November 2018
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85,000 kids to get the Bible story of Jesus this Christmas

by | Nov 9, 2018

This Christmas Bible Society New Zealand, through the generosity of its supporters, is giving away 85,000 copies of The Well Good News of Christmas, a fun and colourful booklet for parents and grandparents to help them pass on the Bible story of Christmas.

Last year, this little book was a run-away success with 3,000 copies flying out the door equipping families to pass on the Bible story of Christmas. Following on its heels was The Super Cool Story of Jesus, with 84,000 copies given away to children around the country with the help of churches and families.

In publishing another 85,000 copies of The Well Good News of Christmas, Bible Society is hoping to reach the 36%* of Kiwi kids who have never seen, read or heard the story of Jesus’ birth. The book is part of Bible Society’s Pass It On campaign designed to encourage and equip parents, grandparents and caregivers to pass on their passion for the Bible to the next generation.

With The Well Good News of Christmas, people have a fantastic opportunity to share the good news of Christmas with the children in their communities using a brilliantly fun book. It’s a story that is still impacting and changing lives today.

Stephen Opie, BSNZ Programme Director.

Written by Welsh author Dai Woolridge, the story is aimed at four to eight-year-olds using child-friendly rhyming language.

And while The Well Good News of Christmas focuses on the events around Jesus’ birth, it also includes a little about creation, and Jesus’ life and ministry.

The Well Good News of Christmas

is being offered free to churches, BSNZ partner organisations and anyone who wants to share the Bible story of Christmas

Click here to order your copies or call us on 0800 424 253

Individuals can order up to five copies, while churches and organisations can order up to 250 copies

Learn more about how Bible society New Zealand makes the Bible accessible to everyone and encourage interaction with it

Help spread the Well Good News of Christmas

We all like to get something for free… but somehow, giving makes us feel better

There are at least three ways you can help with this project:

  1. pray that Christmas message of hope will be spread through this story
  2. give books to families in your neighbourhood, not just your church
  3. support the funding of these books and other projects like this

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