Bible Listening in Schools


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Faith Comes By Hearing is partnering with international ministries to bring God's Word in audio to schools all around the world.

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Bible Listening in Schools

  1. 1. Partnering to Bring God’s Word to the Poor and Illiterate Bible Listening Programs in Schools
  2. 2. “ The seed is the Word of God.” Jesus <ul><li>can use Audio Bibles for their curriculum requirements. </li></ul>Thousands of public schools from around the world: Did You Know? <ul><li>designate one hour per week </li></ul><ul><li>(or more) for religious studies. </li></ul><ul><li>require religious studies in their weekly curriculum. </li></ul><ul><li>desperately need Christian materials for their students. </li></ul>
  3. 3. School Program Partners Godly Partnerships to Fulfill the Great Commission United Bible Societies (UBS) is a fellowship of 145 national Bible Societies working to place God’s Word in the hearts and minds of the people they serve across 200 countries and territories. Scripture Union has an extensive network of volunteers working in schools and camps all to evangelize and disciple youth around the world with the goal of establishing Bible listening programs in 100,000 schools. Faith Comes By Hearing, the world’s foremost Audio Bible ministry, is committed to reaching the nations with the Word of God in Audio, offering the Bible in a format that will connect with the world's 50% illiterate population.
  4. 4. Current Activity <ul><li>Bolivia, </li></ul><ul><li>Kenya, </li></ul><ul><li>Malawi, </li></ul><ul><li>Madagascar, </li></ul><ul><li>Peru, </li></ul><ul><li>Ghana, </li></ul><ul><li>South Africa. </li></ul>In many classrooms all around the world, school children are listening to God’s Word. “ Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” Matthew 19:14
  5. 5. Teachers <ul><li>are authority figures in society, </li></ul><ul><li>spend lots of time with children, </li></ul><ul><li>need effective resources, </li></ul><ul><li>receive a Proclaimer in the heart language of students, </li></ul><ul><li>hold 30-minute, weekly listening sessions, </li></ul><ul><li>help the children discover God’s Word through discussion. </li></ul><ul><li>The Proclaimer </li></ul><ul><li>is a self-powered audio player, </li></ul><ul><li>can be used in remote and rugged locations, </li></ul><ul><li>holds the entire New Testament on a microchip, </li></ul><ul><li>is powered by solar, hand crank or AC supply. </li></ul>“ Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions.” Author Unknown
  6. 6. Dramatized Bible Stories “ After introducing the Audio Bible listening program, the children became self-disciplined and morally strengthened.” School Teacher in India
  7. 7. Testimonies… “ By listening to the Audio Bible, I came to know the love of God and His love which made me want to follow in His foot steps. Now I love the Lord Jesus more than anyone else.” “ After participating in the Audio Bible listening program, I came to know the truth and the true God. I want to follow the Lord Jesus in my life and I feel very happy in taking Him in my heart.” “ From the lips of children and infants you have ordained praise...” Psalms 8:2
  8. 8. Each Proclaimer Reaches Many Students Over time, a single Proclaimer can bring the Gospel to thousands of school children. In Ghana, more than 500 students made professions of faith after five months of listening to God’s Word each week.
  9. 9. In 15 countries throughout Africa, Latin America and Asia, Faith Comes By Hearing proposes establishing 80,000 new school programs that will reach… 12 million children! In many nations, the doors are open to start Bible listening right now… in every school .
  10. 10. “ Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” Matthew 19:14