• Meet Rabeca

    Rabeca J. co-founded the Mvura Ya Upenhu Palliative Care (what we call the “Compassionate Care”) program in Mozambique with Dara Vanden Bosch. Rabeca has always had a heart to care for the less fortunate in her community. Even in her free time you’ll often find Rabeca visiting widows, the sick,...

  • When God Lights a Fire

    “Is it OK I if post about this [VBS ‘audio Bible’ mission project] on social media?” one mom stopped by to ask the staff of Faith Reformed Church in Midland Park, NJ. This congregation was one of several churches that experienced the joy of sparking vision for an even wider...

  • 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...

  • Call for New Board Members

    As the seasons change, I’m reminded again how God works in each step of our lives. As President of ASM, and Chairman of the Board, God has used my time of service through ASM to grow and change me immensely. I, and my family, have been blessed as God has...

  • It’s Worth Every Effort

    We need your help today, to respond to the needs God has placed in front of us as a ministry. 2019 is quickly coming to a close and we’re praying about specific languages where God’s Word is not yet recorded, and where we have not yet shared any audio Scriptures....

  • Awaken

    When I was growing up there was a shampoo advertisement that ended with “… and I told two friends, and they told two friends, and they told two friends, and so on …” Remember that commercial? I was reminded of it recently when Dara Vanden Bosch, ASM Compassionate Care Coordinator,...

  • Encourage Your Church in Mission

    God is on the move in and through ASM around the world, and we’re available to share with your church in person, or through a personalized video update! ASM’s missionaries and representatives can preach or share an update with your church, mission group, or Sunday school, and bring a vivid...

  • A Shepherd Soaking in God’s Word

    As followers of Jesus, we are called to go and make disciples of all people groups. What can help us be effective as we strive to be obedient in this great task? Like this Gabra shepherd in Kenya, four out of five people alive today are oral learners. Additionally, the...

  • Community Sees New Hope

    Prepare the soil, plant the seeds, bring in the harvest. It might sound simple, but being without access to tools and updated agricultural methods means many obstacles to a successful crop, even before the devastating cyclones earlier this year in Mozambique. In the Mozambican communities where ASM teams serve, many...

  • Meet Diego

    Diego’s Testimony My name is Diego Gutiérrez,  happily married to Luz Elena for the past nine years. We are parents to three children.   I am originally from Mexico City, where I grew up and where I first heard about God when I was twelve years old.  Sadly the church where...

  • 1 Word 4 All: ION Conference

    Globally, a staggering 80% of the world’s population are considered “oral communicators,” by necessity or preference. These are people who can’t, don’t, or won’t read, or who prefer to learn and communicate by methods other than written text. Even North America is increasingly becoming a post-textual society, more and more...

  • Fixing Our Eyes on Jesus

    I’m a natural-born klutz. That’s not self-deprecation; I’m just being truthful. I don’t gracefully glide across the floor. No, I have to intentionally watch each step, aware that a misstep could find me on the ground, looking up. Adding in a slight case of positional vertigo (from recent ear-nerve damage)...

  • 20 Ways to Pray for Team Trips

    Written by Jamie Loker, ASM Latin America Director How can you pray for Scripture distribution trips?  Here are some ideas! The following 20 ways to pray for team trips are gathered from years of organizing trips and serving Jesus in a cross-cultural setting, copied from my own prayer journal. I...

  • Mexico: The Connection Between Disaster, Hope, and a Lanyard

    (Interview with Joshua Harrison begins at 2:45) Article by Lindsay Koh at Mission Network News Mexico (MNN) — When an 8.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the southern coast of Mexico in 2017, it killed over 60 people and devastated several communities. The quake went on record as the strongest earthquake the...

  • Preparing Cyclone Aid Container for Mozambique

    (Interview with Chad Vanden Bosch begins at 1:32) Article by Lindsay Koh at Mission Network News Mozambique (MNN) — It has been four months since Cyclone Idai ravaged Mozambique and killed hundreds of people. Audio Scripture Ministries’ base in central Mozambique took a direct hit from Cyclone Idai, suffering heavy...

  • Leaning In To God’s Voice

    Recently, I’ve found myself “leaning in” to conversations. I’d like to say this started because I want to be more engaged in the discussions, but the truth is I’m having hearing issues in my left ear.* A virus I picked up out of country recently attacked the nerves in my...

  • Short Trip, Ongoing Impact

    “We’re starting the distribution of the audio Bibles [in Haiti]. Everyone in the country wants one…!” This encouraging report just arrived back from our distribution partners in Haiti. The Many Hands for Haiti (MH4H) chaplains are very excited about the openness to and hunger for the Bible in audio, as...

  • Meet Lloyd

    “There are so many people who can’t read God’s Word for themselves, but now they can hear God’s Word with these audio players.” ASM Representative Lloyd Wolters desires everyone to hear God’s Word and come to faith in Jesus Christ. Lloyd’s father introduced him to ASM Founder Ron Beery. After...

  • 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,...

  • Hope in the Wake of the Storm

    Cyclone Idai was one of the worst-ever cyclones to hit the Southern Hemisphere. In March 2019, it roared on shore at Beira, Mozambique, with 120 mph winds and torrential rain, leaving a path of death and destruction. More than 2 million people were impacted by the storm, losing family members,...

  • Cyclone Idai looms over Mozambique

    Article by R.B. Klama at Mission Network News Mozambique (MNN) — Mozambique is on high alert as Tropical Cyclone Idai roars towards the country’s central coast, potentially putting thousands of lives in danger. As the storm intensifies this week, forecasters now warn that this could be one of the strongest...

  • The Greatest of These is Love

    One young couple in South Dakota recently used their wedding as an opportunity to make a lasting impact! In lieu of wedding gifts, they asked those celebrating with them to donate to ASM. “[We’ve] seen the fruit from ASM,” this new husband explained, “and I love listening to the Bible...

  • Meet Sergio

    Sergio Muianga has served as a pastor since 2002. As a pastor, Sergio saw how people responded enthusiastically to audio Bible materials in their own language. After completing his degree at Wesleyan Bible College (Xai-Xai, Mozambique), Sergio felt the Lord calling him to help fellow Mozambicans hear God’s Word by...

  • Proclaiming Good News

    As believers in Jesus Christ, we proclaim the Good News of the Gospel! Unfortunately, some people are hostile to this Good News and do all they can to stop it from spreading. In these areas of world, audio Bibles are an effective, discrete way to get Scripture into the hands...

  • Tilling the Soil

    After years of seeing friends and neighbors in the fertile land of Mozambique be stuck in a seemingly endless cycle of poverty and food crisis, ASM Africa Director Chad Vanden Bosch felt God leading him to expand their ministry. Building on the well-received audio Bible recording and distribution process, and...

  • No Flashlight Needed

    Everywhere I go, I carry a flashlight. It goes with me to church, to get groceries, to work, and to other countries. It’s nothing flashy (no pun intended), just a little blue flashlight from the local discount store. I started carrying a flashlight more than a decade ago. Yes, I...

  • Share Christ’s love this Valentine’s Day

    (Interview with Joshua Harrison begins at 1:41) Article by Beth Stolicker at Mission Network News Mexico (MNN) – Audio Scripture Ministries shares God’s Word through audio Bibles. These audio Bibles are vital in areas where a print Bible is inaccessible, or perhaps the literacy rate is low or the people...

  • Ministering with Audio Bibles in 2018

    The boy approached Pastor Costa, his eyes wet with tears. Pastor Costa asked the boy what was wrong. Joshua Harrison with Audio Scripture Ministries tells the rest of the story: “The young boy replied, ‘I stole someone’s audio Bible

  • The 50 Cent Giver

    17 audio Bibles! 17 individuals and families are hearing God’s Word in audio, thanks to one committed donor. For nearly 30 years, one faithful donor has sent what they could, when they could, to support Audio Scripture Ministries’ focus on getting God’s Word into the hands of those who need...

  • Meet Jamison

    Jamison Worst has served with ASM for over seven years, and currently is Chair of the ASM Board of Directors. Jamison loves telling people about Jesus Christ. The first thing you might notice about Jamison is his friendly smile. He is all about showing God’s love to people. Jamison’s passion...