• 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Kindness

    In India, the population is 1.3 billion people and growing. JP Sundararajan, ASM India / Asia Director, travels to India several times a year to help support and grow the ministry there. Whether it’s a 20+ hour flight from Grand Rapids, MI to Bangalore, or traveling within India to a

  • 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

  • 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

  • Innovation

    Technology 40 and 50 years ago was quite different than it is today. Things we take for granted today – like being able to connect almost instantly with people, getting news and information at the touch of a button, and playing complicated digital games on a 5 inch screen –

  • Faithful to the Past – Committed to the Future (Part 3)

    From David Hickey, ASM President Serving with ASM since 1986 How and why did you get involved with ASM? “Although I had been aware of ASM (then PRM) for a number of years, it wasn’t until a Missionary Conference in 1986 that I got to see first-hand what the organization was

  • Faithful to the Past – Committed to the Future (Part 2)

    From Sundara Rajan, WCOI Founder  Serving with ASM since 1979 How and why did you get involved with ASM? “I came to know the Lord Jesus Christ in my college days. On 14th December 1968, I accepted Jesus Christ as my Lord and Saviour. My father, being a Communist, was not

  • Faithful to the Past – Committed to the Future (Part 1)

    From Alice Beery, ASM Co-founder Serving with ASM since 1967 How and why did you get involved with ASM? “Well, it turns out it was at the very beginning! 1967. God has asked my husband Ron a question that essentially launched him on a completely different career that ipso facto

  • Celebrating God’s Faithfulness

    Audio Scripture Ministries celebrates its 50th Anniversary this year, and this significant milestone offers a unique opportunity for both celebration and prayerful reflection. Celebration First and foremost, we give praise and glory to God the Father, our Savior Jesus Christ and our Guide the Holy Spirit. Our theme verse for

  • From MNN: ASM mission trips

    http://media.mnnonline.org/news/2017/07/4-5min-07-07-2017.mp3 (Jim’s interview audio starts at 02:53) Article by Lyndsey Koh at Mission Network News Southern Mexico (MNN) — First experiences are often exciting to have, and sometimes even more exciting to watch. Think of when you saw a baby take their first steps, or a child perform in their

  • Comfort through God’s Word

    Four years ago, Josh and his wife Kim were stationed in Holland, Michigan when they embarked upon a beautiful journey.  Collectively they made the decision to heed the call of James 1:27 “to look after orphans and widows in their distress” and came to foster and adopt 5 young girls

  • From MNN: Short Stories from Mexico

    http://media.mnnonline.org/news/2017/06/4-5min-29-06-2017.mp3 (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

  • Summer Letter from Naomi Frizzell

    My parents modeled a deep love and respect for God’s Word that transferred to their three children. Some of my earliest memories are of listening to my dad read the Bible each night at family devotions, and seeing my mom and dad reading and praying over their Bibles early in

  • 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

  • From MNN: Student Athletes Share Christ’s Love

    http://media.mnnonline.org/news/2017/05/4-5min-31-05-2017.mp3 (JP’s interview audio starts at 01:37) Article by Lyndsey Koh at Mission Network News In India, only 33 percent of the people have access to traditional sanitation, according to The Water Project, and the nation’s groundwater levels are dropping. Clean water is an invaluable commodity in many Indian communities.

  • From MNN: Women Go to Support Missions in Bangalore

    http://media.mnnonline.org/news/2017/04/4-5min-18-04-2017.mp3 (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

  • Story Teller of the Year Contest Winners!

    “If she is having a bad day or is struggling with fear like I did, she could just go to her furry friend and she can listen to her audio Bible, while snuggling with her StoryTeller.” – Victoria Our staff loved reading through each of the more than 50 contest

  • From MNN: Proactive App to Meet Discipleship Needs in India

    http://media.mnnonline.org/news/2017/02/4-5min-20-02-2017.mp3 (JP’s interview audio starts at 01:32) Article by Lyndsey Koh at Mission Network News Counterpoint Research recently announced that India has now surpassed the United States as the second-largest smartphone market in the world with over 220 million active smartphone users. However, the percentage of the Indian population that

  • 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

  • From MNN: Essay Contest Encourages Kids to Think Missionally

    http://media.mnnonline.org/news/2017/01/4-5min-18-01-2017.mp3 Article by Lyndsey Koh at Mission Network News View more info about the contest and register by clicking here. If you’re an elementary school-aged kid, or you know one, we have an exciting contest opportunity to share with you. Audio Scripture Ministries is hosting their Story Teller of the

  • From MNN: God’s Word on the Syrian Frontlines

    Article by Lyndsey Koh at Mission Network News http://media.mnnonline.org/news/2016/12/4-5min-09-12-2016.mp3 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

  • Open Doors in the Middle East

    When Paul was in prison and writing to the people of Colossae he penned these words, “Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful. And pray for us, too, that God may open a door for our message, so that we may proclaim the mystery of Christ, for which I

  • JP Speaks at Zeeland Christian Middle School

    What do energetic middle-schoolers, immigration, and thick wool socks have in common? These were 3 things carefully and humorously threaded throughout JP Sundararajan’s story of settling into life in America. On Monday, November 15th, JP had the amazing chance to tell his story to a room of over 70 middle

  • From MNN: Blindness Awareness Month

    Article by Lyndsey Koh at Mission Network News http://media.mnnonline.org/news/2016/10/4-5min-24-10-2016.mp3 JP and Taylor’s interview begins around minute 1:45 The month of October is associated with a myriad of things, from pumpkins and apples to stockings and sweaters. But did you know October is also Blindness Awareness Month? Taylor Ely with Audio

  • ASM Celebration Recap

    John Piper says, “To know Christ is to embrace the nations with Him.” On September 11th we gathered and chose to embrace the nations. As a staff and with the Body of Christ in West Michigan we celebrated the amazing work God has been doing through Audio Scripture Ministries in

  • Swedish Fish and Hard Lessons

    When the Swedish Fish are gone, I begin to panic, slightly. You see, there are few things that we bring from the US that I save for a bad day (or week). I had one bag of Swedish Fish from April. In July, Chad asked how long I was going

  • From MNN: ASM Set Goal, God Answered

    Article by Lyndsey Koh at Mission Network News A God-sized problem in need of a God-sized solution. That’s what Audio Scripture Ministries was facing this year when their staff sat down and dared to ask the question: How many audio Bibles could they distribute if they weren’t limited by finances?  

  • From MNN: 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,