shooting down of Malaysian flight #17 has been called “one of the
biggest, or the biggest, crime scene in the world right now.”
for the families and friends of the 298 victims of the flight. Pray
for those who are working to retrieve bodies and perform other
humanitarian acts. Pray for world leaders that this tragedy does
not escalate into even worse bloodshed.
In early 2014, World
Christian Broadcasting’s Latin America service launched a renewed
website, LaVozAlegre (“The Happy Voice”). In June of this year,
there were 57,000 hits to this website. The key to its success?
Program content that is both extensive and also high quality.
Rex Morgan spoke at this year’s Pepperdine Bible Lectures to tell
the story of World Christian Broadcasting’s Latin America ministry.
Some of the program series:
with the Open Bible
to My Children
Unforgettable Conversations with Jesus
Disabilities via Joni and Friends
just the beginning. Interestingly, many of these programs were not
written by ministers or theologians. Mario Motino is a cable
installer for Comcast, but he and his wife, Iliana, have written 425
short radio programs over the past three years. Santos Feliz Ruiz, a
mental health specialist in the Dominican Republic, has written over
Roberto Pino, the director of follow-up in Havana, Cuba, said, “We
now have a large amount of radio listeners across the country. They
are in contact with local congregations and are studying the Bible.
Radio program LaVozAlegre is a real blessing.” Everything on the
website is available for downloading, so individuals and churches
can make CD copies and spread them broadly.
Content is king. We must—and we do—have great programming easily
available—both on the computer screen and also on smartphones.
For 31 years, World Christian Broadcasting has been sending
life-giving messages from its Anchor Point, Alaska, site in Chinese,
Russian, and English. Soon God will be opening another door from
Madagascar so we can add Spanish, Arabic, and English with an
African accent to cover all of South and Central America, Africa,
the Middle East, India, Pakistan, and those parts of Russia and
China that we don’t cover consistently now. Once both stations are
operating, 90% of the globe will be under the sound of World
Christian Broadcasting’s voice.