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'First of its Kind' Bible Project Connects Imprisoned, Homeless and Hurting Women With the Gospel

Billy Hallowell : Mar 9, 2018  Faithwire.com

White noted that she believes the gender-specific nature of the Bible reading will help women struggling with mental health issues, trauma and substance abuse. Meanwhile, she explained that many women who are in jail have low reading skills and a lack of education, which makes reading the Bible difficult.

[Faithwire.com] Bible teacher Ann White is on a mission to help hurting women better connect with the Gospel through an innovative, new Bible project that will be distributed at homeless shelters, battered women's shelters, safe houses and other facilities. (Photo: Creative Commons/via Pixabay)

White, who founded the international ministry Courage For Life, recently told Faithwire that a new audio Bible, titled, "The Courage for Life Women's Audio Bible" will be a free resource that will take women from Genesis through Revelation, with all of the Scripture readings being recorded by women.

The audio Bible is, thus, a first of its kind, White explained. She also noted that there are specific barriers that prevent some of the women she serves with from being able to dive deeply into the Scriptures—barriers she's trying to overcome.

White is hoping the new audio Bible can help meet the greatest needs of these women, while transforming their perspective by presenting the Gospel in digestible form.

"These women who have prayed to receive Christ ... but if they don't have access to God's Word, they're at a stalemate," she said. "An audio Bible was something we thought was critically important, especially in a women's voice."

White noted that she believes the gender-specific nature of the Bible reading will help women struggling with mental health issues, trauma and substance abuse. Meanwhile, she explained that many women who are in jail have low reading skills and a lack of education, which makes reading the Bible difficult...

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