JBU Welcomes Hundreds to Bible Across America Event

Siloam Springs, Ark. (January 9, 2009) — John Brown University’s Rogers Center welcomed hundreds to the Rogers, Ark. stop of the Bible Across America tour, a special project by Zondervan to celebrate and commemorate the 30th anniversary of the NIV translation of the Bible. The Bible Across America tour is traveling by RV across the country and will stop in a total of 90 cities. At each tour stop, the public is invited to leave their mark on Bible history by handwriting an individual verse of the Bible which will form “America’s NIV Bible,” the first NIV Bible ever written one-verse, one-person at a time. When completed, the hand-written Bible – “America’s NIV Bible – will be published for retail sale across the nation, with each contributor’s name referenced in the index.