The Lord opened the door for BOAM to expand into India in 1997 and since that time the Lord has given us a wonderful harvest of souls for His kingdom. However, if we just stop here we are not really being obedient to the Great Commission. Our Lord instructs us in Matthew 28:20 that we are to teach these new believers “to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world.” This sounds simple enough except for one small problem…quality discipleship material is not available for many of the third-world countries. In countries like India, the Philippines, and other third-world countries, good Christian literature is very, very limited and some languages do not even have a whole Bible. New believers in Christ need to have a Bible as well as good Christian literature in order to grow in their faith.
After much prayer and research, the Lord led BOAM to start BILED, (BOAM’s International Literature Education Department), with the goal of producing quality discipleship material in the native languages of those who are not as blessed as we are here in the United States.
God has enabled BILED to complete the translation of Dr. Clarence Sexton’s book “Truths Every Christian Needs to Know” into three Indian languages: Hindi, Telugu, and Punjabi. A collection of sermons published by the Sword of the Lord entitled “Great Preaching on Christmas” has also been translated into Telugu. Both have been a blessing to many of the new believers in India.