Fahan Presbyterian Church

Jesus is Lord - Romans 10: 9

Publishing and Printing Gospel Literature Dromore

The members of Fahan and Waterside Presbyterian Churches were invited to see the impressive factory at Dromore, Northern Ireland run by The Revival Movement Association, where some 4 tonnes of paper per day were being used to publish Christian literature. Below is details supplied by the "Revival Movement Association". 

We are an Interdenominational Evangelistic Mission which was commenced 60 years ago. Our work involves  publishing and printing Gospel Literature in over 90 Languages. This literature is supplied free of charge to many Missions, Churches, Pastors and Christian workers  in over 120 countries.

We have our own printing equipment and on average we use 4 Tonnes of Paper each day on our presses.  Each year we print around 9 Million Gospels of John and many millions of Scripture booklets as we believe in the importance of the Word of God. We also produce Gospel Tracts and Sets of Children's Bible Lessons.

Today many Christians desire to Evangelise with Gospel Literature but it is either not available or is to expensive. We would like to share with you the thrill of what the Lord is doing in our world through this literature and the challenge we face in supplying our brothers and sisters with sufficient quantities.

During the past year we obtained a new larger building (32,000 Sq. ft.) where we have moved all our printing equipment. We also purchased additional equipment in order to produce much more Gospel Literature.

We are also developing a Bible and Book Ministry to help fulfil the huge needs for good solid Christian teaching material, as so many Pastors and Christian workers lack the books needed to help and encourage them. You are welcome to read more about this project in our news section.
Printed in one typical year Free of Charge:
"33 Million Gospel Tracts"
"8.2 Million Gospel of Johns"
"16 Millions Gospel and Scripture Booklets"
"60,000 Sets of Children's Lessons"
"Literature is Printed in over 90 Languages"

We distribute the Literature free of charge to Churches, Missions, Pastors and Evangelists in 120 Countries. Last year we used 880 Tonnes of paper in the production of Gospel Literature.

The Challenge that we face is the huge number of requests that we are receiving from all over the world from many churches, missions and Christian workers asking us for large supplies of Evangelistic Literature. Often we have to tell these friends that they will have to wait several months before we can fulfil their request and often we can only supply them with a portion of the Gospel Literature that they can use.

In order to try and fulfil the many requests which we receive we have our own Gospel Literature Factory in Belfast where we have all of our printing equipment for the production of the Literature. Each working day we use an average of 4 Tonnes of Paper. We have 3 large printing presses.  One of these machines is a Web Leader Printing Press - most of the Gospels of John are printed on this press. We also have a Heidelberg 5 Colour Press for the production of the high quality colour literature such as the Children's Bible Lessons. The most recent press we use is a Muller Concepta Web Printing Press where all of our Gospel Tracts, Scripture Booklets and many other Gospel Booklets  are printed. This machine has greatly improved the quantity and quality of the literature produced.


We have 5 Folding Machines of various sizes which help in the folding of the Gospel Tracts, Leaflets and in the production of hundreds of thousands of Scripture and Gospel Booklets. We operate two Muller Saddle Stitchers which helps us in the production of the Gospels of John and other booklets. Most days these machines produce 60,000 booklets in a large number of languages.

For some of the larger missions who have very large requests we ship a whole container of Literature - then for others we ship a Container to a country where the whole consignment is divided among many churches and organisations who have requested smaller quantities of Literature. When the Gospel tracts and booklets are completed we have a dispatch department where many of the smaller requests are packed into parcels and posted all over the world.

Frequently we ship 20ft Container loads of Literature to various countries. We can pack approximately 18 Tonnes of Literature into each of these containers. We have a staff of 28 full and part time workers. Some of our staff are retired people who work as volunteers. There is much work operating all the machines, packing the literature, filling the containers, and answering letters from supporters of the ministry.

Office Staff

We send follow up literature to those who write to us wanting to know the way of Salvation or to those who have recently trusted Jesus Christ to be their Saviour.


You can help us by praying for our staff as they seek to keep all of the machinery in our factory operating. Please Pray that as supplies of literature are sent out by post and shipment that they will arrive quickly. Pray that all the literature will be used effectively for the Salvation of precious souls


"The work of Revival Movement Association was commenced in 1949 by Mr Ernie Allen."

The work of Revival Movement Association was commenced in 1949 by Mr Ernie Allen. He had completed his studies in Swansea Bible College under the ministry of Rees Howells. During the years of war he had been studying the lives of many of the great Evangelists and the subject of Revival. Ernie Allen started to produce booklets on the subject of Revival to awaken and encourage Christians.

Ernie and his wife Kathleen decided in 1960 to commence an Evangelistic programme in Northern Ireland in order to reach each home with a printed Gospel Message. The first county that he started to work in was Co. Fermanagh. A group of Christians worked with him by visiting each home in the towns and villages with a Gospel Leaflet. As it is a very rural county he then posted a Gospel Leaflet to all those who lived in the countryside.

A Missionary Miss Pixie Caldwell was on furlough from her work in Nigeria. She saw some of the Literature that Ernie Allen was producing so she requested some of it to be sent to Nigeria for her work. When the Pastors and Christian workers seen the Literature they in turn wrote to Belfast asking for further supplies. Over the next few years requests started to come from all over Nigeria and other African countries.

At this time all the Gospel publications were being printed by commercial printers but in 1978 Ernie bought a small printing press and employed a young man to operate the machine. The following year he bought an old school building to provide more space for the quickly growing work of Revival Movement Association. Over the next few years more printing equipment was purchased and the staff continued to grow.

In 1982 the first Scripture Booklet was published in English and then the following year the scripture booklets began to be printed in other languages.
By 1992 the work had outgrown the building and a new Gospel Literature Factory was built. Since then the ministry has rapidly grown.
In 1986 - 35 Tonnes of Paper was used in the ministry
In 1987 - 45 Tonnes of Paper was used.
The following year 60 Tonnes of paper was used and this then jumped to 90 Tonnes the next year. The ministry continued to rapidly grow until last year we used 880 Tonnes of Paper.

In December 2002 Ernie Allen passed away at the age of 84 to receive His Eternal reward. He had remained active in the work day by day until his last year when he suffered ill health.
Early in 2003 the Board of Directors met and appointed Samuel Adams and Clive Allen as joint Mission Directors of the ministry, and Heather Mercer as Mission Secretary.

Samuel Adams has been working full time in Revival Movement Association for the past 31 years since commencing as the first young printer. Clive Allen [the son of Ernie Allen] who is a qualified printer has been working full time in the ministry for the past 29 years.

Revival Movement Association
10 Kinallen Road,
Dromara, Dromore,
BT25 2NL,
Northern Ireland,
United Kingdom
Telephone 028 97 533101