The Bible Society movement was formed in England in 1804 and has been active in Bible work in South Africa since 1820. Today the Bible Society of South Africa (BSSA) is a fully autonomous organisation with its head office in Bellville and 11 regions across the country.
The mission of the Bible Society is affordable Bibles for everyone in their own language and in suitable formats so that all may experience the life-giving message of the Word.
With the Bible as foundation and driven by the Great Commission as found in Matthew 28:18-20, the Bible Society fulfils its mission of providing affordable Bibles, while the following values direct all its activities:
The BSSA is a full member of the United Bible Societies, a fellowship of 145 Bible Societies working in more than 200 countries and territories.
13 February 2012 - Project by Bible Society of South Africa
"For me as a believer the Bible is the Word of God. It keeps me away from wrong paths and makes me aware of what is wrong and what the truth is. The Bible is full of God’s promises and it has taught me...