Special Bibles for use in war zones are being produced for soldiers in South Sudan.
Mission Network News reports the Bibles were requested by a former US Marine who trains chaplains for the South Sudanese armed forces.
He had heard a radio interview with Jason Woolford from Mission Cry, who was talking about the Christian literature being shipped to South Sudan.
The former soldier contacted the mission with a request for Bibles that soldiers can take with them into conflict.
A typical Bible can create danger for soldiers with hard covers causing reflections that can reveal their location.
Ten thousand Bibles with a military cover were printed to deal with the issue, which are also hard-wearing and waterproof.
In another radio interview, Mission Cry revealed the cost to send the Bibles was $US11,000, which was covered by a retired colonel who happened to be listening at the time.
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