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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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Five Months After Earthquakes Devastate Southern Mexico, Tremors Strike Again

Article by Lyndsey Koh at Mission Network News Mexico (MNN) — Southern Mexico can’t seem to catch a break. On Monday [19 February], a 5.9-magnitude earthquake shook southern Mexico and quake sirens sent people scrambling into the open streets at 12:57 am CST. It was the five-month anniversary of the September 19...

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Mozambique Urgently Requesting Audio Bibles

(Interview with ASM begins at 1:34) Article by Lyndsey Koh at Mission Network News Mozambique (MNN) — Like dry and parched earth immediately soaking up the gift of rain, the people of Mozambique are thirsty for God’s Word. And every time Audio Scripture Ministries goes to do an audio Bible distribution...

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ASM Reflects on 50 Years of Ministry

(Naomi’s interview audio starts at 02:58) Article by Lyndsey Koh at Mission Network News Audio Scripture Ministries just hit an exciting milestone this month — 50 years of ministry! Their mission is to provide the Bible in audio so everyone will have the opportunity to hear God’s Word in their...

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Joy

The Mozambique Compassionate Care Team ministers daily to people with a wide range of debilitating or incurable diseases. Dara Vanden Bosch, ASM Compassionate Care Ministries Coordinator, says her Mozambican team focuses on palliative care and seeks to comfort and encourage patients. Weekly visits help Dara and her team track the...

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Obedience

Ron Beery was finishing his Ph.D. at Michigan State and serving as a Physics professor at Hope College, when he attended a missionary conference. A simple question from the missionary speaker changed his life forever. The missionary shared the story of the burning bush from the book of Exodus. Moses...

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Boldness

Have you ever known someone who was always fearful? Well, I used to be one of those people. Instead of going forward in life, I felt like I was going backwards! I used to be passive on the soccer field, I used to be timid with the gifts that God...

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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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Perseverance

On a recent trip to northern Mozambique, ASM Africa Director Chad Vanden Bosch and his team traveled to a remote village to distribute audio Bibles. When they arrived, rain began to pour and it appeared as though no one had come out to meet the team. Suddenly, people began flowing...

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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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Bringing Hope in Mozambique

Recently, while visiting a patient with end-stage AIDS, my team had the opportunity to spend the majority of the visit sharing the Gospel with a very ill young woman. From previous experience we know well the urgency for someone to understand the Gospel when in such a state. On this...

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