• 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...

  • 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...

  • Celebrating 100 Patients

    At the end of October, ASM’s Compassionate Care Team in Mozambique celebrated the milestone of accepting their 100th patient into the program. Dara Vanden Bosch started this work in 2015, after seeing the palliative needs of her community in rural Mozambique. She and her team of three Mozambican women make...

  • Help End Bible Poverty

    87% of Americans own a Bible, and many households even have 3-4 copies. We are truly blessed by having ready access to God’s Word – in printed form and in audio. However, people in other parts of the world are not so fortunate. The Joshua Project says more than 1.5...

  • Celebrating the 100th Compassionate Care Patient

    (Interview with Joshua Harrison begins at 2:56) Article by Lyndsey Koh at Mission Network News Mozambique (MNN) — Deep in the bush of Mozambique, medical resources are hard to come by. For those living with chronic pain, even aspirin is a luxury. If a man or woman or child is...

  • Get Creative with your Gifts

    (Interview with Joshua Harrison begins at 3:10) Article by Lyndsey Koh at Mission Network News International (MNN) — When Jesus tells His people to “go and make disciples of all nations” in Matthew 28:18-20, it can sound like a task for the highly gifted. However, this command — also known...

  • Recordists in Mexico Endure Rugged Living for the Gospel

    (Interview with Joshua Harrison begins at 2:13) Article by Lyndsey Koh at Mission Network News Mexico (MNN) — Imagine your job looks like this: You travel for weeks in a crowded, hot bus through precarious mountain roads and rugged terrain. You have to live for months at a time in...

  • Distributions in Mozambique

    Article by Lyndsey Koh at Mission Network News Mozambique (MNN) — If you only had one Bible in your family, would it be hard to share? Audio Scripture Ministries knows families in Mozambique who face this conundrum. ASM has served for nearly a decade in Mozambique, recording and distributing audio Bibles. Since...

  • Ministering in the Mountains of Mexico

    Article by Alex Anhalt at Mission Network News Mexico (MNN) — Alcoholism, family struggles, and a stale understanding of the Bible were all rampant in the mountains near Oaxaca, Mexico just a few weeks ago. And that’s exactly where Jim Loker and his team went. “We were in an area where...

  • Audio Scripture Ministries in 360°

    The Audio Scripture Ministries (ASM) Team has been exploring new ways of telling the stories of people whose lives have been changed by God’s Word. Not everyone can go in person to participate in the work in Mozambique, Mexico, or India. ASM Africa Director Chad Vanden Bosch recently developed several...

  • Whatever It Takes

    The ASM Mozambique Team braved terrible road conditions and unseasonably rainy weather in order to distribute nearly 500 audio Bibles in early July. Their ten-day-long journey led them to nine different locations throughout rural Mozambique. During one particularly wet audio Bible distribution, three men arrived—soaking wet—on their bicycles. These men...

  • Wherever You Go

    How does a bicycle repairman in India serve God? For Jithin (pseudonym), the answer was clear. When he received an audio Bible, he not only wanted to listen to God’s Word daily—he knew God had called him to help connect others to God’s Word. With a speaker he personally attached...

  • 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...

  • Elderly Tribesman in India Refuses to Let Go of God’s Word

    Article by Lyndsey Koh at Mission Network News India (MNN) — Nestled in the corner of northeast India, the Nyishi tribe lives in remote seclusion. With no roads and infrastructure, it can take up to a full day’s walk to reach the Nyishi people. Besides living in seclusion, the Nyishi...

  • In All the Ways You Can

    You may have noticed a slight change recently in the way we talk about Audio Scripture Ministries (ASM). We’ve been working to clearly and simply communicate what we do, and how we do it: “Connecting people to God’s Word in their own heart language, by recording and distributing Bibles and...

  • Meet Kani

    Pitchai Kani (pictured with his wife, Mala) has been at ASM’s partner ministry in India for 21 years—which makes him the longest-tenured staff person currently. He first moved to Bangalore in search of gainful employment. The person who hired Kani was a kind Christian who showed him the love of...