The Bible Way Prison ministry, run by the Baptist Union, seeks to carry the Word to the prisons and provide prisoners with an opportunity to gain a better understanding of the Word and Christian Doctrine.
The Bible Way Centre at Bethany co-ordinates the ministry at the following prisons:
• Mangaung Correctional Centre – Bloemfontein
• Tswelopele Correctional Centre – Kimberley
• Kroonstad Correctional Centre
We are also in touch with a single prisoner at the Pretoria Central Prison and the De Aar Correctional Centre and are attempting to expand the ministries there.
Courses are also provided to private candidates who may be interested in enhancing their knowledge of the Bible.
Bible Way offers a Basic and an Advanced certificate. The two courses of study comprise of 5 units each.
They are as follows:
1. Who is Jesus?
2. Studies in the Gospel of Mark – Part 1
3. Studies in the Gospel of Mark – Part 2
4. God’s Wonderful Plan
5. Basic Bible Teachings
1. A Responsible Christian
2. Life of Paul
3. Old Testament Prophets
4. Ten Rules for Living
5. Christian Marriage and Family Life
The courses are offered free of charge and all course material (course books and test booklets) are provided by the Centre.