God's Word transforms lives.

Since its inception, Faith Comes By Hearing has been partnering to provide God’s Word to every person. 

Jerry and Anet Jackson founded Faith Comes By Hearing (then known as Hosanna) in 1972 as a Christian tape-lending library. Thanks to their unwavering commitment to the Word of God, Faith Comes By Hearing is now a recognized leader in Audio Bible production and engagement.

Through our wide range of listening programs—whether in a group centered on a physical Audio Bible device or personally through various digital means—hundreds of millions of people around the world have encountered God's truth in their heart language. Today, Faith Comes By Hearing provides God's audible Word in 1,380 languages, and we press on to ensure that every translated language has Scripture by the year 2033.

The FCBH timeline

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Founding

Hosanna is founded as a Christian tape-lending library
1972
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Bible Listening Programs

Bible listening programs begin in U.S. churches
1989
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Name Change

Hosanna becomes Faith Comes By Hearing (FCBH)
1995
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The Proclaimer

The Proclaimer Audio Bible is developed
2004
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Military BibleSticks

Military BibleSticks begin to bring God's Word to U.S. troops and veterans
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2008
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Bible.is App

The Bible.is app and Digital Bible Platform launch to provide Bible recordings and texts for online and smartphone users and developers
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2010
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Virtual Recording

Virtual Recording launches to accelerate Scripture recordings in sensitive areas using online tools
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2013
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Oral Bible Translation

FCBH joins partners in oral Bible translation work
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2016
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Gospel Films

Partnership with LUMO leads to Gospel Films
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2017
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God’s Word for Every Person

FCBH records and freely provides God's audible Word all over the world
today
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What’s Next: Vision 2033

FCBH completes the task of recording Scripture in every language that needs it
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2033

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