call2all and a coalition of Christian leaders from around the world will gather at the Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C., on Monday, September 16, to launch AD 2020 Global Year of the Bible, a first-of-its-kind initiative designed to affirm and promote the value of the Bible for all people.
During the launch, a panel of leaders representing major Bible and missions groups around the world will share The Bible Engagement Covenant, which states that the Bible is key to all areas of society and that God through His word gave us the foundations for life.
The covenant is being signed by Christian leaders globally and will also be made available to the public. In addition, during the program a video message from Pope Francis recorded at the Vatican will encourage the global church to be part of AD 2020 Global Year of the Bible.
The panel of leaders participating includes Steve Green, president and CEO of Hobby Lobby, Loren Cunningham, founder of Youth With A Mission, Pope Francis via video message, Bishop Ephraim Tendero, secretary-general of World Evangelical Alliance, Roy Peterson, president of American Bible Society , Mark Anderson, president of call2all and other prominent Christian leaders from around the world who have signed the Bible Engagement Covenant.
Christian leaders from around the world will gather at the Museum of the Bible on Monday, Sept. 16, from 9 to 11 a.m., at World Stage Theater, Museum of the Bible, 400 4th St. SW, Washington, DC 20024, to launch AD 2020 Global Year of the Bible, a first-of-its-kind initiative designed to affirm and promote the value of the Bible for all people.
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SOURCE: Assist News