“I am a senior citizen. I find the audio Bible in Tamil extremely useful because I find it difficult to read,” says Francis, a resident of Bangalore. He's just one of many whom the Bible Society of India is reaching out to with audio Bibles.
Another group it is greatly concerned about is the visually disabled. Often abandoned by their families or left to fend for themselves in forgotten corners of villages, Bible Society wants visually disabled people to know the love of Jesus Christ in their lives.
This year it will distribute 500 audio Bibles, along with 1,000 white canes and 500 slates, to bring hope, joy and practical assistance to them.
This article is from The Word at Work – Autumn 2012
As Maxine (pictured) lay buried under the rubble of her own restaurant, her only comfort was a poster of the Ten Commandments, which she meditated on as she lay trapped. She felt a deep peace that somehow she would be rescued.