Sharing the Good News of Christmas in Africa

OPAL’S short gospel leaflet The Christ of Christmas has been translated into five African languages and 30,000 copies are being distributed in Zimbabwe and Zambia in the run-up to Christmas. People can read of the wonderful message of Jesus Christ the Saviour this Christmas in Shona, Bemba, Lunda, Luvale, and Chokwe. The leaflet was written by GeoffContinue reading “Sharing the Good News of Christmas in Africa”

Huge Demand for Bibles

In 2018 OPAL partnered with Everyday Publications in North America in the printing of 10,000 Bibles in the Congolese Swahili language. These were made available through OPAL’s Bible and book warehouse in Zambia, just over the border from Congo.  Despite the many challenges in the Democratic Republic of Congo, including great poverty and instability, people areContinue reading “Huge Demand for Bibles”

A Thanksgiving Service and a Cake!

On 18 September OPAL celebrated the opening of its new warehouse and offices in Darvel, East Ayrshire, with an Open Afternoon and a Thanksgiving Service. There was an excellent attendance, and visitors were able to see in the warehouse pallets of Bibles and books being prepared for shipment to Zimbabwe, Kenya, Uganda, Zambia and Ethiopia.Continue reading “A Thanksgiving Service and a Cake!”