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Youssef is searching for truth online

Youssef has questions about Jesus and Josh has truth about Him. But they live in separate areas of the same city without knowing the other exists. How can they connect? Many people in these areas are going online to ask spiritual questions—just like Youssef.

From no phones to Zoom – and everything in between

Just over twenty years ago I went to Kenya to live in a rural village. I stayed with an American family involved in Bible translation, in order to help homeschool their children. I was to find that landlines barely existed, and my primary form of communicat...

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Rescued into Love

The day I walked through the door, I didn’t know what to expect. I had heard of these places before—these safe houses, these women, this hard and difficult work. I was expecting to meet broken women. But, I didn’t expect this.

Delivering the Word of God to the Maasai

In partnership with the Bible Society of Kenya and Kivah, Davar delivered solar devices loaded with Davar's audio bible recording to the the Maasai in their home language. This is the first time many will have the opportunity to experience the fullness of s...

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Rising Demand for Davar Audio Recordings on YouVersion

Davar audio recordings are being accessed on YouVersion, with over 9.5 million chapter requests in 2019! The Indonesian full Bible has had 8 million requests and our Mongolian full Bible nearly 1 million. What does steady growth mean?

Global Bible Apps

God is limitless. Access to His Word, the Bible, should be too! The mission of Faith Comes By Hearing is to provide people everywhere with free access to God’s Word through Audio Bibles in every translated language.

If Only God Spoke My Language – Introducing Render

Imagine this: You’re sitting on a worn, wooden bench—or even the floor—of a tiny church in a rural community. Maybe you walked hours just to be here, carrying the weight of the troubles from this past week into this place of rest. Your feet hurt, your lips ...

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God Speaks My Language

World Mission works closely with a network of national partners who speak the language and are working to create relationships within the indigenous communities where they minister.

The Bible like you have never experienced before

Whether in a home setting with just a smartphone, or in a 360˚ projection dome equipped with moving seats, wind, mist, scent, bubbles, snow, and flying actors, imagine experiencing the Bible as a participant in the great Story.

Scripture in your hands

SIL has developed a free tool for translators to get the precious Scriptures in the hands of the people quickly and cheaply.  Scripture App Builder helps anyone to build customized Scripture apps for Android and iOS smartphones and tablets. 

A New Day Dawns for the Deaf

Bible translation has been around for centuries, with missionaries venturing out into people groups near and far to make God’s Word accessible. As we steadily count down the number of languages left without Scripture, a people group seems to have gone overl...

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2018 NAR Conference – Bushwhacking: How Digital Technology Has Taken Us Off the Map Workshop

Catch up or refresh yourself with the audio recordings of the workshop session "Bushwhacking: How Digital Technology Has Taken Us Off the Map" from ION’s 2018 North America Regional Conference, which took place in Orlando, FL in September 2018, with the the...

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There’s an App for That!

Ask someone what they imagine when they think of Bible translation, and they might describe a linguist sitting alone at a simple desk in a remote village, poring over a Bible word by word and writing or typing it into a local language.  While no less challe...

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3 Ways to Share Jesus Christ With Your Community

Have you ever had one of those moments where you know you should share Christ with someone but you aren’t sure how? Maybe you were in line at the grocery store and the cashier told you their day wasn’t going well. Perhaps you were at a friend’s house for di...

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An Instant Tool for Evangelism in Your Pocket

At the open day one of GRN's staff accessed 5fish.mobi on John's phone. Later that day John visited his 80 year old neighbor at Westmead Hospital. She sat up on the bed amazed and bewildered as John shared the gospel with her using his phone. The lady was s...

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Mobilizing the Story of His Glory (Part II)

The digitoral era is here and changing how we engage the audiences. This article provides a meaningful look at trends and our personal involvement.

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“Mobilizing” the Story of His Glory

The exponential rise of mobile usage has great implications for the Church and oral preference learners.

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