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SBC DIGEST: IMB resources for ministry to Afghans; IMB video gallery now available

Digital and printed resources for Afghans available from IMB

By IMB Staff

The settlement of Afghan refugees in the United States has created an unprecedented opportunity for outreach. In response to the need for resources on Christianity for Afghans, the IMB is now providing resources to help churches and individuals share the Gospel. These resources have been made possible through the generosity of Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, Texas.

Resources available at store.imb.org for Afghans include:

A Dari Bible

This hardback Bible includes 12 colorful maps. It is available for $16.50.

“A Savior’s Birth” downloadable film in the Dari Language

This resource is a 12-minute film made from “The Savior Film.” It was created to be shared with Dari-speaking refugees in expat communities during the Christmas season as a way of introduction. The film can be downloaded to a smartphone or placed on USB drives or SD cards to give to refugees. It is available at no cost.

Dari Gospel of Luke with glossary

This pocket-size Dari translation of the Gospel of Luke is easy to read and a great starter booklet for those seeking to know more. It features a glossary with more than 100 key words and is 144 pages. It is available for $3.

“What is Christianity”

This is a Farsi translation of the book “Beliefs and Practices of Christians: Letter to a Friend” by William Miller. It provides a sensitive presentation and overview of the Christian faith and practice. This resource is an ideal introduction for seekers and is recommended by Afghan Christians. It is available for $4.

The Gospel of Luke in English and Dari

This 108-page resource is easy to read and good for language study and ESL classes. The Dari text is taken from the New Dari Version 2018. The English text is taken from the Good News Translation. It is available for $5.

Dari resources SD cards 

These 16 GB microSD cards are an excellent way to share audio, video and print resources. They come loaded with the following Dari language resources:

  • The Savior Film
  • The Jesus Film
  • Magdalena Film
  • Afghan radio programming
  • Afghan testimonies
  • Afghan Bible stories
  • Afghan music

The microSD cards will work with computers or any Android phone. A pack of five is available for $20.

Read the full story and find the complete list of resources here.

Video clips now available through IMB photo library

A video clip component has been added to the International Mission Board’s photo library.

The video clips can be found at imb.org/photos by scrolling to the bottom of the page and clicking on “Video Clips.” The library features 150 clips from around the world.

The clips help tell the story of Southern Baptist missionaries as they carry the gospel to the ends of the earth. The IMB is making this resource available to all who might find it useful for telling stories of what God is doing around the globe – churches, schools and anyone in the world of missions.

Explore the world with the video library today. Visit www.imb.org/photos/.

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