The Bible Society of Nigeria (BSN) has canvassed help for its proposed Bible Home in Lagos.
The society made the attraction at its fifteenth Annual Luncheon and Awards held in Lagos lately. The theme of the occasion was: “Divine Mason: Vessels within the Order of Solomon.”
Talking on the occasion, the Lead Pastor, the Elevation Church, Pastor Goodman Akinlabi, urged Nigerian Christians, no matter denomination, to contribute to constructing a befitting Bible Home.
Akinlabi stated the Bible Society was doing an excellent work within the interpretation, printing and distribution of the Bible, as such, it wanted the help of everybody.
In accordance with him, the diligent examine of the Bible has helped to form the destinies of individuals and put together a folks befitting for the dominion of God.
In his goodwill message, the Normal Secretary/Chief Govt Officer(CEO) of the Society, Pastor Samuel Sanusi, thanked everybody who had been supportive of the society.
Sanusi decried the poor state of the place housing the society and urged nicely that means Nigerians and church buildings to see the Bible venture as belonging to everybody.
In accordance with him, the complexity and rigour it takes in interpretation, publishing and Bible distribution requires a befitting place.
The CEO expressed gratitude to the Particular Members Discussion board of the society for all they’ve been doing in elevating funds to help the work of constructing the Phrase of God accessible.
Sanusi stated the society had been working in a rented residence within the final 4 years at Onipanu.
“The place is small and never conducive for optimum productiveness. I want to inform you that the work of constructing the Bible accessible is severely threatened with our lack of conducive workplace atmosphere. We attraction to you to accomplice with God to make this doable,” Sanusi stated.
He stated the blind and the deaf and lots of others who want the Bible in particular format have been relying on the help of nicely that means Nigerians to assist them have entry to the Bible.
Additionally, the Patron of the society, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (rtd), thanked the Particular Members group for his or her type help in selling Bible work, and likewise congratulated the award recipient for supporting the Bible work.
The Chairman of the event, Dr. Daniel Olumefun, stated that BSN was proposing to construct a Bible Home that will value N2.2 billion, including that solely N130 million has been raised to date up to now three years.
The climax of the occasion was the presentation of awards to Woman Maiden Ibru, Chairman, Writer of the Guardian Newspapers and Dr. Olatokunbo Awolowo Dosumu, amongst others.