More than a month later than expected and the container has arrived! Our partner writes that it was delivered at 8pm and the COVID curfew starts at 10pm. Thankfully the team unloaded it box by box in one hour. Thank you for your prayers.
That’s about 200,000 books sharing the gospel eagerly awaited.
Book Aid has always sold books, that are not required overseas, in its bookshops and more recently on-line via Amazon.co.uk and the Advanced Book Exchange. The money raised is used to cover the cost of transporting, sorting and packing those books that are sent overseas to Book Aid’s container partners. In order to reach a larger market BookContinue reading “Book Aid to Sell Books on Instagram”
Bob Hiley, the founder of Book Aid went to be with the Lord in the early hours of the morning of 18th February. Bob (and Ada who died 18 months ago) was in Christian Literature ministry for over 60 years – 30 with CLC and 30 with Book Aid. Bob came to faith on board ship serving in theContinue reading “Bob Hiley (1930-2019)”
It’s been a few years since Book Aid was able to get a van near to CRE’s site in London, but now that CRE is back at Sandown Park the Book Aid van will be there 16th-18th October 2018. We’ve been allocated space is on the ‘yellow brick ‘ outside the main entrance. Book Aid teamContinue reading “Book Aid is Back at the Christian Resources Exhibition!”
Book Aid has been asked to provide theology journals for Bible Colleges in Europe and West Africa. If you have sets or individual journals you would like to donate, we would be most grateful to receive them. Please let us know in advance by emailing email@example.com so that we can check if they are on the “wantsContinue reading “Theological Journals for Bible Colleges”
It is with enormous sadness that Book Aid has to announce the death of Ada Hiley on Saturday 2nd September. Many will know that Ada was the co-founder of Book Aid, along with her husband Bob and she worked tirelessly and wholeheartedly for the Lord setting up and running the Book Aid bookshop here inContinue reading “Book Aid Announces Death of Ada Hiley”
One year after the container was dispatched to Zimbabwe full of books it has finally been released! When it arrived at Harare last year it was impounded out of the blue and a tax of 40% and $1 per kilo had been imposed. We and our container partners have spent a year praying for itsContinue reading “Release of Zimbabwe Container”
The Vice Principal of Full Gospel Assemblies Bible College Lahore, Tariq Warsi, speaks of the need for academic books for their small library. Book Aid was pleased to be able to assist the College.
Early this morning we shipped a container to Zimbabwe (see photo taken by the truck driver) which included 76 boxes of Bibles on board along with many more boxes of books. Last year we sent them 92 boxes of Bibles and we hope they won’t be too disappointed! Book Aid is experiencing an unprecedented requestContinue reading “More Bibles, Please!”