To date, IBS has translated and published Scripture—directly and in partnership with Wycliffe Bible Translators—in more than 600 languages.
IBS distributes resources for "Scripture-based" evangelism and discipleship worldwide.
The IBS South Asia and IBS India has pioneered the work of selling Bibles in India in the general Book market by its subsidiary called "Growthinc India Publishing Pvt.Ltd",Kochi. Their primary responsibility was to widely market,distribute and promote NIV and other Bible versions through a network of partnership bookstores,departmental stores and e-commerce. They ensure the continuity of providing low cost Bibles and Scripture portions for evangelism, discipleship and outreach.They were governed by IBS India and SA from its inception in April 1, 2003 till its dissolution in March 31, 2008. In 5 short years they have attained large sales voulme in India, which no other Christian book publisher could come near.
In addition to selling Bibles, the Society has commissioned a number of Bible translations, including the English-language New International Version, the New International Reader's Version, and the Spanish-language Nueva Versión International, and the Russian-language Slovo Zhizny.