A Surpassing Power
Pastor David’s reading groups are harshly persecuted for their faith. He and the Christians in his care have been beaten, jailed, and threatened with death. But still they gather to listen to the Bible, because they know what a powerful tool they have in the words of Jesus Christ.Read Pastor David’s Story
When God speaks directly through his Word, he breaks down barriers of misunderstanding, mistrust, and fear. Listeners begin taking responsibility for their actions, making peace with their enemies, and turning from their bad behavior. Read the stories we have collected directly from new believers who have received a Talking Bible.
Lemar Zacharias used to read the Amharic Bible aloud in his village church, but he could not understand it. When he received a Talking Bible in his mother tongue of Majangir, he heard God speak to him in his own language for the first time.
This fisherman and his wife grew up like their parents and all the people around them, worshipping idols and false gods. But idols offered them no hope in difficult times. Now Posibabu and Subhadra are raising their own son and daughter to have something greater‒a knowledge of the God who will calm the storms in their lives.
Babur talks about his life “before” and “after” hearing God’s Word, now that he has learned how to love his wife and children. After their village was attacked, Babur and his family are living as refugees. Yet Babur has joy and peace because he knows God and is doing his best to live in his ways.
This grandmother lives in a region of India known for persecution of Christians. She is forbidden from attending church, and she must hide her Talking Bible from her husband and neighbors. The Talking Bible has become Susila’s source of encouragement to continue in her faith despite hardships.