TWR Country Focus: Saudi Arabia
I am a person committed to my religion. I memorize our [scriptures] and preach them.
Two years ago, some kind of doubts started to trigger in my soul about my own religion. Then I found your program, and many things started to come into place.
The Voice of the Church (VOC), an FM radio station founded in 1994 by TWR, celebrated 20 years of broadcasting on Saturday, 26 September at the Mavuso Trade and Exhibition Centre in Manzini. Close to 2,000 people attended the ceremony. VOC is the National Partner of Trans World Radio (TWR) in Swaziland.
The celebration made headlines in The Sunday Times of Swaziland as a Swazi-born billionaire pledged a E10,000,000 (approximately $720,000) donation for further development. The businessman (who now lives in Botswana) hearing the needs from the VOC National Director in August requested a budget. He presented this E10 million budget to companies in which he is a shareholder and explained the importance of VOC’s ministry in Swaziland.
TWR Country Focus: Peru
José discovered Thru the Bible by listening to the broadcasts of TWR’s national partner in Peru. Today, digital innovations are making it possible for him to dig even deeper into the Word.
"Thank you for your courses and words of encouragement, fresh water for my soul, which is in such need of truth and can find redemption only through the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ.
TWR Country Focus: Indonesia
Waty was deeply burdened because her son had left the faith when he got married.
“It’s a struggle for me,” she explained. “I feel guilty over this. I don’t understand how a person can switch beliefs just like that.”
The situation stirred and encouraged her to stand firm in her faith. Still, as a mother she could not stop worrying about her son and his household.
On 31 August 2015, TWR Africa officially launches our first app for Android mobile devices in the GooglePlay store. It was developed in South Africa at the regional support office by our own staff and makes our audio stream more portable than ever.
The same audio you can hear anytime at our Listen Now page is now available for any Android device. The first release gives access to the broadcast schedule. New features are in development and in the near future what is now playing will be listed as well as detailed information (topic, speaker, etc.) for upcoming episodes of most regular series.
Efforts are already underway to release an iOS version for Apple devices in 2016.