Praying Together and Sharing God’s Word

We’re praying for you, as you and your family navigate the seemingly ever-changing situation surrounding COVID-19. Please share your specific prayer requests with us by emailing pray@audioscripture.org. Every day at 9:00 AM Eastern Time our team is getting together to pray via conference call, and we’d count it a privilege...

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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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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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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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A Changing World Needs God’s Word

The year 2020 once seemed to be so far in the distant future, didn’t it?  Now … BOOM … it’s here! People have long predicted what our lives would be like in 2020. Some predictions were accurate—including self-driving cars and computer watches. Other predictions—such as time travel or vacationing on...

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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,...

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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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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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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...

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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....

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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,...

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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...

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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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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...

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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)...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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