“He needs it more than me.”

MEXICO: This coffee-harvester in Mexico enjoyed listening to her audio Bible every day until she decided her son needed it more than she did. After giving it away, she told us, “Every time I would reach to turn it on (and not find it there), it was a reminder to...

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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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Where Can I Get One?

Above the noise of the busy roadside market a voice cut through—causing people to stop and listen.  What was this voice?  What was it saying? Both shoppers and merchants gathered around and marveled as they heard God’s Word in their heart language coming from a little box.  What is this? ...

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God Works Through Both

She was declining in health when ASM’s Compassionate Care Team visited her.  Though weak, this 32-year-old woman was often left by herself as family members cared for others who were ailing.  Through your support, this lady was one of 5 new patients in rural Mozambique who received palliative care visits...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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ASM Preparing Beta Release of Biblical App in India

(Interview with JP Sundararajan begins at 2:59) Article by Lyndsey Koh at Mission Network News India (MNN) — You know when you have a question about the Bible or your faith? Who do you go to with your question? Your pastor? Another Christian family member? A mentor? In India, there...

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Women Go to Support Missions in Bangalore

(JP’s interview audio starts at 01:25) Article by Lyndsey Koh at Mission Network News An all-women’s mission team with Audio Scripture Ministries recently returned from serving in Bangalore, India. Some of the women on the trip were moms, and all had a heart for missions. JP Sundararajan with ASM led...

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Update from Sergio, Mozambique

Communication among our world partners can be difficult to maintain sometimes, so we are especially excited when we get to share news from audio Bible distributions in remote locations. Check out this update from Sergio and our most recent distribution of 370 audio Bibles in Mozambique: “We arrived on Friday in Nicuadala and...

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God’s Word on the Syrian Frontlines

Article by Lyndsey Koh at Mission Network News In all the tangled mess of the war in Syria, Kurdish forces are also part of the fray. The Kurds, a minority stateless group of people, have helped push back ISIS militants in northern Syria ever since the terrorists targeted major Kurdish...

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Bodo Audio Bibles

Article by Lyndsey Koh at Mission Network News  Did you know that, according to The Joshua Project, 95 percent of India’s population is considered unreached with the Gospel? On top of that, 37 percent of Indian people are illiterate. So when we say there’s a need for audio Bibles in India,...

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Tears of Joy

Sergio in Mozambique recently did some direct distributions. He remembers one story in particular; “When we were evangelizing some homes I came to one where a lady said she likes to hear the Word of God but she is dying spiritually. Her knees cause her lots of pain, and she...

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Spiritual Healing in Mozambique

En route to Pindandanga -a Mozambican bush village off the dirt path- sat a man, ill for years. Some locals that knew of this man’s ill health led the Compassionate Care team to him hoping that they could help him improve his quality of life. Despite not having access to...

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From MNN: New Equipment Brings New Opportunities to India

Article By Lindsay Steele at Mission Network News Back in November, Audio Scripture Ministries (ASM) in India received a makeover for their studio building. Now they’re excited for new equipment that will benefit their outreach in the ministry field. ASM India-Asia Director JP Sundararajan explains that their former studio and...

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From MNN: New Goals to Impact India with Audio Bibles

Article by Beth Stolicker at Mission Network News  There’s a saying that goes, “Good, better, best. Never let it rest, until your good is better and your better best.” It’s possible that this quote might just be Audio Scripture Ministries’ motto when it comes to audio Bibles. Last year was a...

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JP’s Story: Distribution in India

In India we have worked with oral communities, non-literate people groups, the visually impaired, people who suffer from the stigma of leprosy, etc. This summer, we were thrilled to add a new demographic to this incredible saga of God’s good work through WCOI. We now have some great resources for...

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Chad’s Story: Unexpected Challenges

There is no shortage of challenges to doing ministry in a country like Mozambique. There are so many things that we take for granted in the west…such as functioning courier services. It is one of those things that you don’t even realize you’re missing until you need it. Earlier this...

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Chad’s Story: Spiritual Growth in Matchelene

In April our staff in Mozambique organized an audio Bible distribution in the village of Matchelene in the southern province of Gaza, Mozambique. Matchelene was selected in 2014 as one of our focus areas for distribution of the Tsonga New Testament. Focus areas were determined in order to ascertain the...

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