New media environment in 2014
Apart from the shortwave and medium wave broadcasts the popularity of FM radio has increased dramatically over the years. South Africa has 14 public broadcast stations, 22 commercial stations and more than 120 community stations.
Christo and Luise van Eeden join TWR-SA
Missionary couple Christo and Luïse van Eeden recently joined the TWR-SA team.
From a humble beginning with a small army surplus transmitter in Tangier, Morocco, 60 years ago, God has built a worldwide TWR network that covers the entire globe with the Good News of Jesus Christ. In the five years I have been with the ministry, I have stood in amazement as He has provided the people and resources to almost double the global coverage of TWR.
TWR Swaziland began broadcasting on 1 November 1974. This facility comprises three 100,000 watt shortwave transmitters and one 50,000 watt AM transmitter. From the modest beginnings in Swaziland, TWR-Africa has grown into a broadcasting network airing programmes in over 65 languages and dialects to more than 40 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Every day people’s lives are impacted by God’s eternal Word.
TWR Bonaire began broadcasting Biblical truth from the Caribbean island Bonaire in 1964. Over the years, TWR has employed several different means of bringing the Gospel to people throughout Latin America. By utilising shortwave radio, AM radio, FM radio, and various forms of local outreach, TWR has been a part of touching millions of lives.
An atheist's journey of faith
Soon after Giridhar Chintalapudi entered Kurnool Medical College in India, Giri, as he was called, embarked on an unexpected intellectual and spiritual journey to understand the ultimate meaning of life. His roommate, a believer, debated with Giri, challenged him to read the Bible and got him to listen to Christian radio programmes, among them Thru the Bible and Back to the Bible on TWR India.
The Praying Listener
We had heard about him from his pastor, and his mother had requested that if Pastor James was ever in the central province of Kenya, he could visit them, as her son was a regular listener.Read more...
A young man in Ethiopia recently sent us a letter testifying that God’s love can reach beyond both physical and spiritual bars.Read more...
Lost and Found
Xolani lives close to our offices in KwaZulu-Natal. The natural surroundings with its beautiful lush valleys and hills supposedly promise a life of peace and tranquility.Read more...
A mother writes in response to Isolomndeni
Every day when I was participating at the training discussion groups, I was able to exchange lots of information with my colleagues and this helped me to see things differently.Read more...