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CLC is an international organization committed to the distribution of the Bible, Christian books and a variety of Christian media.  CLC works in 52 countries. It is represented by almost 180 bookshops, 14 publishing houses and 18 distribution warehouses. The CLC work in each country is set up autonomously, but we are united by our common vision.
Moving in Madrid

In June 2014, CLC Madrid moved to a new location and initiated a new approach to our wholesale and retail operations in Madrid

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Getting the Word around the World

It took 25 hours to get there, but it was worth it. This week I travelled to South Korea for the first time to participate in a Global Publishing Conference being hosted by our parent organization, CLC International. It was a wonderful time to connect with my colleagues from India, Korea, the Philippines, Pakistan, Myanmar and Colombia.

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An Unusual Christmas Celebration

In December 2013, Christopher Robert, the Director of CLC India (ELS India) was invited to lead a Christmas celebration service in their local branch of a national bank. He writes:

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CLC Celebrates 60 years in Montreal, Canada

CLC began in Canada when Ken and Bessie Adams, the founders of CLC, went to North America in 1947, settling first in Toronto before moving to the USA. A bookstore operated in Toronto for some time but was moved to Montreal in 1953.

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Ben in Burkina

All CLC internships are an adventure. Some of them, however, are more of an adventure than others. In June and July this year, Ben Saxe was in Burkina Faso in West Africa to work with the CLC team there. He went to improve his French, teach Prosper Weda (the Director for CLC in French speaking West Africa) some English and to see what God is doing in this growing nation. After spending two months in Burkina, this is what Ben had to say:-

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Living with Ebola Living with Ebola

In Sierra Leone, where CLC has four bookshops, the Ebola crisis shows no sign of stabilising yet. Praise God our staff members are keeping well, but the bookshop ministry is struggling with lack of funds and stock at what should be a busy time of year. Read more

Another New Bookshop for CLC in 2014 Another New Bookshop for CLC in 2014

CLC (known locally as ELS) India opened its 21st bookshop on Friday August 22nd. The shop, built especially for the purpose, is situated in the compound of the Bangalore Baptist Hospital and staff members have been waiting for a long time to have such a facility on site. Read more

New Bookshops in 2014   New Bookshops in 2014

During the 70 years plus history of CLC, we have grown - although not always in leaps and bounds, and there have been years when we have closed more bookshops than we have opened! However, we continue to expand into places where there is a need or a demand for Bibles and Christian books. Read more

CRT 2014

CLC UK wins two awards at the annual "Christian Resources Together" trade show Read more

CLC Publishing around the World CLC Publishing around the World

Did you know that CLC publish books in many different languages? Read on for a list of current ones at the end of 2013 Read more

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