The heart of Bibles for China is to provide God’s Word legally and without cost to believers in rural mainland China, where a great need for Bibles exists.
It is our passion to serve the people of rural China, many of whom already know the love of God, but cannot afford to purchase anything more than the most basic essentials. Due to their location and lack of resources, they simply do not have access to Bibles.
Experts say there are approximately 80 million Chinese Christians and as many as 20,000 are coming to faith every day. It is estimated that seventy percent of those new believers are in these rural areas. God is doing great things in China as the Church grows, but for many, access to Scripture is restricted to reading pages of the Bible they have copied, passages they have memorized, or tattered Bibles shared among the village.
Bibles for China recognizes this tremendous need, and is dedicated to getting Bibles in the hands of our brothers and sisters in Christ who live in rural China.
While previous generations did not have the opportunity to openly distribute Bibles to the Chinese people, today the opportunities exist to make the vital connections to bring Chinese Christians the spiritual resources for which they pray — resources needed to deepen their relationship with Jesus Christ and bring new people into the family of God.
Partners from 41 countries have connected with Bibles for China to provide resources for the purchase of Bibles written in Mandarin, the reading language of China. The Bibles are printed in China at the Amity Printing Press, which is the world’s largest Bible printing press and operates as an arm of the Amity Foundation. Legal Bibles in China are provided by working through the Chinese Christian Counsel.
At a cost of $5.00 each, Bibles for China purchases Bibles and works closely with Christian brothers and sisters who have the responsibility of providing Bibles to the Christians in rural China who hope and pray for the opportunity to have a Bible of their own.