Why Every Woman in Your Church Needs This Bible: An Interview with Naomi Cramer Overton and Misty Arterburn

Episode #848
April 9, 2024
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Thom welcomes Dr. Naomi Cramer Overton, “Every Woman’s Bible” General Editor and CEO of Stonecroft, and Misty Arterburn, Associate Editor for the “Every Woman’s Bible.” The Every Woman’s Bible by Tyndale House Publishers is a study Bible for the heart and mind. The relevant and timely features in this Bible focus on what hundreds of women say they desire from a Bible. Over one hundred scholars, writers, and contributors—all women—from around the world invite readers into serious study and deep reflection through this Bible and to connection in the global community.

    • Why do you see women as central to God’s mission?
    • Why do you see the Every Woman’s Bible as a Bible for such a time as this?
    • Tell us about your vision to see women being transformed and transforming.
    • What do you want church leaders to know as they consider this Bible for their ministries?
    • Why create a woman’s study Bible for heart and mind?
    • What was your approach in tackling the difficult questions this Bible addresses?


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Discover your story in God’s story and find a life of extraordinary purpose.

Every woman brings her own questions to the Bible: If I’m God’s child, why does my life sometimes feel ordinary or even disappointing? Why does the Bible say such hard and confusing things about and to women? How can I understand God and my own identity and place in God’s story?

Every Woman’s Bible doesn’t shy away from the questions women ask. In these pages, active and impactful women of yesterday and today share age-old truths with modern relevance. Contributions from more than 100 women around the world—from every continent—explore the heartfelt needs, gritty challenges, and uncommon faithfulness of women of the Bible, throughout history, and today. Serious study and deep reflection will help you clarify your calling through personal stories, insights, inspiration, and study notes that dig into personal needs during your Bible reading—all created by women, for women.

You’ll find . . .

    • Insight and transformation through deep study
    • Personal growth through reflective content
    • Connection to a global community of women
    • Powerful learning through access to additional study and devotional resources in the Filament Bible App
    • Greater understanding of God through digging into passages that are often difficult for women
    • Challenge through learning from a diverse group of women from many walks of life

This beautiful Bible is created in community across socio-economic lines and international borders, by women united by their bond through Christ. This is your invitation to a global community. Together, in these pages, we discover the life we’re each made for and how to live it in our daily relationships with God, family and friends, and our communities, and how to create our unique imprint for good.

Special features include . . .

    • The clear and accurate New Living Translation
    • Powerful and practical features by more than 100 women from around the world and in many walks of life
    • Insightful devotionals and study notes, all created by female scholars and writers
    • Beautiful full-color photographs and interior design
    • Content that’s perfect for personal study and for church or small group Bible studies
    • Access to the innovative Filament Bible app, linking you to additional notes, articles, videos, interactive maps, and worship music that illuminate the page of Scripture you’re reading

Enhance Your Bible Studying through the Free Filament Bible App
This app enables you to use your mobile phone or tablet to connect every page to a vast array of related content, including:

    • 25,000+ study notes
    • 350+ videos
    • 40+ maps and infographics
    • 400+ profiles and articles
    • 1,500+ devotionals
    • Library of worship music

The Filament Bible app turns this Bible into a powerful study and devotional experience, offering more to expand your mind and touch your heart than you can possibly hold in your hand. And there is no additional cost for the Filament Bible app. No additional purchase. No additional size or weight.

Of course, you can use this Bible without the app, but when you want to go further, grab your phone or tablet and open the Filament Bible app. It’s so easy to use.

Powerful and practical features and study notes are packaged in a beautiful Bible to be used in home for personal study, as well as taken to church or small group Bible studies. This beautiful full-color Bible for women will draw you into the story of God and help you explore God’s plans and purposes for you. It’s a deep, authentic call to extraordinary purpose.