Bible Discoveries: Over 900 Daily Discovery Guides
Making Disciples of Every Generation in All Nations through Discoveries in the Bible.   Matthew 28:18-20

About the Author:  Sarah Overstreet Midyett



Sarah Overstreet Midyett

  • In a time before personal computers or digital publishing, Sarah wrote, hand typed, and then re-typed for mimeograph stencils each of the over 900 Discovery Guides as an act of sacrificial love to her Lord and Savior Jesus the Christ.  
  • B.A. in Biblical Education, 1949, M.A. in Biblical Education, 1954, Columbia Bible
    College, Columbia,  SC
  • Graduate work at Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL Summer, 1967

1991 Reunion of Mary Faith Phillips, Sarah Overstreet Midyett, Sara Petty, and Nancy Havlick

The first four leaders of the Directed Teaching Department (now the Bible Teaching Program) at Columbia Bible College (now Columbia International University): Miss Mary Faith Phillips, 3rd leader; Mrs. Sarah Overstreet Midyett, Assistant to 1st and 2nd leaders; Miss Sara Petty, Founder of the Bible Teaching Program; Miss Nancy Havlick, 2nd leader

  • Member of Directed Teaching Dept. at Columbia Bible College, Columbia,
    SC 1951-1965
  • Teacher of Bible in Public Schools: Chattanooga, TN 1955-56;  Columbia,
    SC  1965-69
  • Bible Curriculum Coordinator, Columbia Christian Schools, Columbia, SC
    1971-75
  • Assistant Administrator in charge of Grades 6-12, Columbia Christian
    Schools, Columbia, SC 1974-75
  • Full-time Author and Publisher of Bible Discoveries & Bible Teacher Training Resources, 1969-71; 1975-76


J. T. and Sarah Overstreet Midyett

  • Homemaker, Author and Missionary to Australia 1976-94
  • Homemaker, Author and Short-term Missionary since 1994


Sarah with Indian Friends

  • President BibleDiscoveries.org, International Bible Teacher Trainer, present