Meet Edi

At age 15, Edi Martinez began working with Jim and Jamie Loker in Mexico. Born and raised in Mitla, Oaxaca, Edi has a passion for bringing God’s Word to the many people groups of Mexico, in their own heart language. After joining the ASM Mexico team, Edi quickly learned recording...

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Low Wattage, High Impact

“We’re broadcasting the Bible in our Mixteco [language], thanks to the audio Bible you brought!” the national partner told Jim and Jamie Loker, ASM’s Latin America Directors.  After Jim’s latest trip re-visiting villages in southern Mexico, we heard more good news: several new low-wattage “community radio stations,” many operating informally...

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More Than Ever Before

How often do you suppose you’ve heard or read John 3:16? I was raised in a Christian family, and became a follower of Jesus at age 13.  If I calculate hearing or reading John 3:16 even once a month since then, it’s conceivable that I’ve heard the Truth of that...

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All Of God’s Word Matters

“Can you imagine—not having the Psalms?!” Availability of the full Bible in audio is something God has been putting on the hearts of Jim and Jamie Loker, ASM’s Latin America Directors.  While the Old Testament (OT) in Spanish is available and may be understood by some, heart language translations of...

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The “G” In Partnership

That isn’t a typo and YES you did read that right.   Of course, there really isn’t a “g” in the spelling of the word partnership, at least not in its English spelling!  Yet, there is a “g” in partnerships at Audio Scripture Ministries (ASM) because the ‘“g” represents Gospel Partnerships.  ASM...

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Courage Despite Persecution

Your gifts are helping provide audio Bibles for young Christian believers who are being persecuted for their faith in one village of Oaxaca, Mexico! Before the global health pandemic, people in the Zapotec village of Santa Cruz were jailed as a way to discourage them from attending church services in...

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You Can’t Leave…

Last year, a Nahuatl-speaker named Isabel (not pictured) received an audio Bible with great joy from the ASM Mexico team.  She, in turn, began to think of ways she could share God’s Word with those around her who also spoke Nahuatl.  In addition to the usual roosters crowing and early...

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Meet Lupe & Jemima

José (called “Lupe”) and Jemima Gonzales are two key ASM team members in Mexico.  Their kind and patient attitude is a testimony to everyone.  Lupe and Jemima are truly a blessing! Together they are involved in almost every ministry aspect. They help identify languages that need the Bible recorded, meet...

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Just One More

“iUna más!” became the battle cry as Jim and Jamie Loker, ASM Latin America Directors, traveled with short-term ministry teams to nine separate villages in Oaxaca, Mexico. The goal was to place 400 audio Bibles in the hands of designated families speaking several different minority languages. One daily challenge was...

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Radio Reaches Over Barriers

More than 25% of the people in Mexico live in rural areas, often isolated by rugged geography, difficult roads, poverty, and indigenous language barriers. Christian leaders in rural Mexico have found a way to serve and reach these isolated populations by using low-wattage radio stations. Committed pastors with a laptop,...

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Standing Firm in the Faith

Tranquilino is a man of faith who was imprisoned ten separate times for preaching the truth of God’s Word. This happened when the Gospel first took hold, when religious freedoms were less protected in the region of Oaxaca, Mexico where he lives. Tranquilino is a pastor today, and a key...

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Meet Ellie & Lila

In 2001, Ellie and Lila Quezada set out on a one-year sabbatical to help Jim and Jamie Loker, ASM Latin America Directors, in southern Mexico. Seventeen years later, Ellie and Lila are still partnering with ASM in Mitla, serving as field coordinators for Missionary Ventures. We celebrate Ellie’s years of...

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God Speaks My Heart Language

Zuri is a young Zapotec-speaker. She grew up as a pastor’s daughter and has a passion for sharing the Word of God. Every weekend she meets with other young people to discuss and answer questions about passages they have individually listened to during the week. With Zuri’s help, audio Bibles...

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Hope

“In my distress I called upon the Lord; to my God I cried for help…” These words from Psalm 18 reflect the turmoil faced by David and his desperate need for deliverance from King Saul. Darkness seemed to be closing in around David with no way out, and God quickly...

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ASM mission trips

(Jim’s interview audio starts at 03:01) Article by Lyndsey Koh at Mission Network News Southern Mexico (MNN) — First experiences are often exciting to have, and sometimes even more exciting to watch. Think of when you saw a baby take their first steps, or a child perform in their first...

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Short Stories from Mexico

(Jim’s interview audio starts at 02:53) Article by Lyndsey Koh at Mission Network News Audio Scripture Ministries is tackling an ambitious Great Commission goal. In southern Mexico alone, there are 120 spoken languages, and with the help of Wycliffe Bible Translators, ASM wants to get Scripture in all those languages translated...

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Fruitful Ministry in Mexico

God’s Word in audio is proving to be an effective missionary, pastor, and teacher in villages formerly resistant to the gospel. What a joy it is to see evidence of Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection among the Mixtecos now that they finally have access to God’s Word in their own...

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