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Bulgarian Gospel Resources
A special welcome to all visitors of Bulgarian heritage! This page contains links to Bibles, stories and web sites written in Bulgarian which tell about Jesus and His love for the Bulgarian people.

Many followers of Jesus are praying that God will bless the Bulgarian people, and some of the links on this page have information to help them learn more about the Bulgarian language and culture.

Thank you for visiting. May the grace and peace of God be yours today!

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Bulgarian Publications About Jesus

The Four Spiritual Laws explains God's plan of salvation in Bulgarian.

GotQuestions.org answers basic questions about Christianity in many languages including Bulgarian.

Bulgarian Bibles

Online Bibles:

Bulgarian Bibles to purchase:
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New Testaments:

Bilingual New Testament:

Children's Bibles:

Bible Study Guide:

You can purchase the Bulgarian New Testament in audio format from Faith Comes By Hearing.

Bibles in Your Language makes it easy to find audio, online and print Bibles in 250 languages.

Background Info on the Bulgarian People

The SIL Ethnologue reports that 9,036,000 people lived in the People's Republic of Bulgaria in 1995. With 9 million speakers worldwide, Bulgarian is 88th on the SIL Top 100 World Languages by Population.

The World Factbook reports Bulgarian religion is: Bulgarian Orthodox 83.5%, Muslim 13%, Roman Catholic 1.5%, Jewish 0.8%, Uniate Catholic 0.2%, Protestant, Gregorian-Armenian, and other 1% (1998)

Over 20,000 people of Bulgarian heritage were reported living in the U.S. in 1970 (SIL statistics).

Information for Churches

Perhaps you've noticed that several Bulgarian families have moved into your community. Your church would like to get acquainted with them and find ways to serve your new neighbors. But how can you begin?

Begin by cultivating a loving heart, a listening ear, and the habit of prayer. Look for opportunities to learn about other cultures and develop skills for cross-cultural communication. There are lots of resources on this site, including the article "How to Start a Cross-Cultural Ministry," that can help you prepare to move forward in faith.

The Jesus Film is a great way to share the gospel in the "heart language" of your Bulgarian neighbors. Campus Crusade for Christ has produced this beautiful film of the gospel of Luke and translated it into over 600 languages, including Bulgarian. Your church can buy a video for less than $20 and sponsor a "Bulgarian Night" to show the film and begin a dialogue. Ask Bulgarian leaders in the community if they would like to see the film and if they'll help you invite other families.

To order the Jesus Film, visit Jesusfilm.org. Or order by phone from Campus Crusade at 1-800-432-1997.

The International School of Ministry offers affordable bible training in Bulgarian . Their course in structured, taught by interdenominational Christian leaders, and available on audio tapes so your church can become a training center.

Learn the Language

If you want to honor your Bulgarian friends, learn a few phrases in their language.

You'll find an online Bulgarian dictionary published by YourDictionary.com.

The best-selling Bulgarian/English Dictionary at Amazon.com is the Bulgarian-English-English Bulgarian Practical Dictionary by Ivan Tchomakov

The best-selling Bulgarian language course is Bulgarian: A Complete Course for Beginners (Book & Cassettes), by Michel Holman

Recommended Reading
Imprisoned for Christ:
God's Sustaining Grace in a Balkan Prison

by Michael P. Halcomb
Tyndale House Pub, 2001
The Rough Guide to Bulgaria
by Jonathan Bousfield
Rough Guides, 1999
Lonely Planet Bulgaria
by Paul Greenway
Lonely Planet, 2002
Bulgarian Rhapsody:
The Best of Balkan Cuisine

by Linda J. Forristal
Sunrise Pine Press, 1999

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