400,000+ Military BibleSticks now in hands of Chaplains and Troops from every branch of U.S. Military
Pocket Audio Bibles bring peace and comfort by speaking God's Word to America's heroes in uniform
Since 2008, Faith Comes By Hearing has provided more than 400,000 Military BibleSticks to this nation's brave men and women in uniform – free of charge. The small, portable digital device contains a dramatized recording of the New Testament with 65 minutes of specially selected Psalms, and is distributed to troops through their chaplains. Since the program's inception, over 1,400 chaplains have requested BibleSticks and distributed them during pre-deployment briefings, counseling sessions, Bible studies, weekly chapel services, and upon direct request of service members.
Including Tektiteko, spoken by about 2,200 people in Guatemala
Faith Comes By Hearing (FCBH) recently added seven languages to their expanding catalog of recorded Scripture. Now at 787 languages, these recordings, as a whole, represent a potential outreach to more than 5.7 billion people in 189 countries, which equates to over 80% of the world’s population.
The new releases are:
Ministry continues to openly share digital Bible content with partners to make God's Word available to everyone
Faith Comes By Hearing (FCBH) introduced the Digital Bible Platform a little more than three years ago. In short, the platform is the world's largest source of digital Scripture content, which they provide freely across a growing number of outlets such as streaming, podcasts, websites and the Bible.is and Deaf Bible apps. Over the last year, FCBH expanded into Internet radio, and has seen over 39 million streams through iTunes Radio, Spotify, Rhapsody and many other outlets that provide 24/7 access to the ministry's Audio Scriptures in over 700 languages. More recently, the ministry has shared this content through a new partnership with SAT-7, the largest Christian satellite broadcaster in the Middle East and North Africa, with an audience of over 15 million homes in the region. By utilizing digital technology and openly sharing with partners who are working to do the same, Faith Comes By Hearing foresees quickly moving from hundreds of millions of listeners to an audience of billions.
"Every day seems to bring a new technology or a new platform and a brand-new audience that now has access to God's Word in their own language," comments Troy Carl, FCBH vice president and architect of the Digital Bible Platform.
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 798 languages.
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