Listeners are at the heart of everything we do, and we simply can’t get enough of their feedback – who they are, what kind of impact TWR programming is having on them, how God is working in their lives. For 2014 we have assembled 60 compelling, representative responses into a special booklet and will feature one response online each week in celebration of our 60th anniversary. Language: Cantonese Country: China A few kindly visits when he felt the most isolated opened the door while Gospel broadcasts provided the explanation as this member of an ethic minority in China turned to Christ. "I used to be a fervent devotee of another faith. I even joined in on a demonstration for my religious beliefs, and I was sent to prison for two years for my actions. In prison, I was lonely and suffered a lot. But my religious leaders never visited me. They were the ones that had instigated me to go on demonstration. They even told me that the leaders and all the other followers were on my side. But the moment I got into trouble, they all forsook me and never visited me or cared for me, not even after I was released.
A TWR team from the United States recently travelled to Mozambique to upgrade the Radio Trans Mundial (RTM) studios at the TWR Maputo National partner office. The team put their various skills to good use and gained valuable insights into the living and working conditions in South Africa, Swaziland and Mozambique.
The Lord used Daryl and Carol van Dyken of TWR’s office in America to bring together a dynamic team that stepped out with initiative and zeal to assist local churches and ministries in Mozambique. The van Dykens previously served as missionaries at TWR Africa for eight years and it was their idea to bring together a work team.
Three Bible Drama Series In Three Languages To Reach Africa's Oral Communicators
Recently TWR partnered with Christ to the World Ministries (CTTW) in creating 30 minute radio programmes in three African languages using Bible dramas.
TWR and CTTW both share a common vision of communicating the truths of the Bible to make disciples of all peoples by proclaiming the Gospel of salvation through mass media.
Christ to the World Ministries specialises in communicating Bible truths through Bible story dramas and they provided the content for the new programme series...
Ministry is often associated with preaching and teaching. How then, would you ask, can a tractor become a ministry tool? Read on, and you will be surprised.
The TWR transmitter in Benin is located in one of the poorest countries in Africa. Geographically, Benin sits on the southern edge of the Sahara desert and food shortages are common. The people there practice subsistence farming, and a hard year has long-reaching consequences. TWR owns a large parcel of land in Benin, and only a small portion of it is used for the transmitter. The staff in Benin can't ignore the needs of the people around them, and have created some innovative means to help.
United in their love for Africa
Staff Story: The Kimbers
TWR is thrilled to have a seasoned missionary couple, Graham and Jean Kimber, and their two young daughters, Jessica (6) and Bernice (4) join the TWR team in Swaziland.
"We were very encouraged at the way the Lord prepared the way for us to work with TWR," says Graham.
Missions work has been a theme in their lives since their love story began. They first met in the early 1990s when they were both working as missionaries in the Seychelles, and they later married in 2006.