Millions freely receiving Scripture in their own language through apps, podcasts, Internet radio, satellite TV and other digital distribution
Coming from modest beginnings as a cassette tape lending library more than 40 years ago, Faith Comes By Hearing can truly say they understand and appreciate the saying, "You've come a long way, baby." At one time, the ministry focused solely on those in the American church and provided content in one language – English. Today, they are an international organization providing free digital access to Scripture recordings in over 830 languages that are spoken or signed by over 5.7 billion people. Across all of their digital platforms, the ministry has seen Bible engagement from more than 200 million users in just the last four years.
Including Zapotec Yareni, spoken by about 2,900 people in Mexico
Faith Comes By Hearing recently added six languages to their expanding catalog of recorded Scripture. Now at 835 languages, these recordings as a whole represent a potential outreach to more than 5.7 billion people in 190 countries, which equates to over 80% of the world’s population.
Audio Bibles heard around the world in hundreds of languages on ministry's suite of digital audio devices
Over 40 years ago, Faith Comes By Hearing (FCBH) began by offering Audio Bibles on cassette tapes. When CDs came into existence, the ministry also took advantage of the advancement in audio players. Less than a decade ago, they again adapted to technology and developed their own digital playback devices – the BibleStick for individual use and the Proclaimer for group listening. Today, the ministry is pleased to announce they have produced and distributed over one million units in their mission to provide access to the Holy Scriptures for all who want to hear.
Audio Bibles connect modern technology to the Word of God, with the timeless result of sharing God's Word with people who hunger for spiritual knowledge. Faith Comes By Hearing has been at the forefront of this movement, working tirelessly to compile the largest catalog of Audio Bibles in the world. Thanks to these efforts, listeners from around the world can now hear the Scriptures in pristine digital recordings in 835 languages.
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