We have made one final delivery of 20 boxes of theological books to Book Aid’s storage facility in Southsea before the lockdown begins.Continue reading
Despite the lockdown, it is encouraging that many people are still keen to donate books for Book Aid Charitable Trust. Yesterday I delivered ten more boxes of Christian books to their centre in Southsea. Joyce who manages the local collection centre is a very young 87.
In the 1980s a desperate plea came from Africa and other countries where economic crises and foreign currency restrictions had reduced supplies of Christian books to an all-time low. This cry for help from vast numbers of Christians suffering from “Book Famine” became impossible to ignore.Continue reading
Joyce is a sprightly 87. She has supported the Christian charity, Book Aid, for over 50 years and stores books in her church in Portsmouth ready for collection. We meet about once a month when I deliver books from Southampton. Every time I visit have to dissuade her from wanting to carry the boxes from my car to her store. In this short interview she told me more about the charity and why it is important to her.
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In June, Stephen collected a further 35 boxes of theological books for Book Aid which were delivered to their warehouse in South London. The books came from several retired clergy in Southampton, Winchester and a church in Hythe.
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In June, Stephen arranged the delivery of 35 more boxes of theological books to Book Aid, based in Lower Sydenham, in South London. The books came from several retired clergy in Southampton and a church in Hythe.
Over the last 30 years Book Aid have delivered 30 million Christian Books and Bibles to mission partners around the world.