Category: News and updates/Notícias e novidades

Reflections and a New Year/Reflexões e um Ano Novo

Happy New Year. We hope the holiday season was joy filled, and that there is great expectation for what God has in store for each of us this year. We had the opportunity to make a quick trip to Brazil last month and visit the church and radio station we partner with. Pastor Ítamar (pictured on my right) and his… Read more →

From Radio to WhatsApp/De Rádio ao WhatsApp

When I started out in the radio ministry over 40 years ago, I never would have imagined the advancements in technology that are now impacting the way we communicate, and how it would one day affect our own ministry. Yet much to my surprise, our messages are now being heard not only through radio waves but through an App, and… Read more →

Opportunity is Knocking/Uma Oportunidade batendo a Porta

We have some exciting news to share about another possible opportunity that has presented itself. As we mentioned on a previous post, we have a pastor friend who records the Character First messages and sends them to several people via WhatsApp. One of the recipients is a pastor in the West African nation of Guinea-Bissau. He found out about our… Read more →

A New Door has Opened/Uma Nova Porta se Abriu

Towards the end of last year, we shared on a post that some leaders in Cape Verde had shown interest in starting a radio program similar to what the Alliance we partner with in São Tomé e Príncipe did. In fact, the leaders in Cape Verde reached out to the president of the Alliance to find out more about their… Read more →

Studio Victories & a Heart-Breaking Request/Vitórias no Estúdio & um Pedido de Partir o Coração

As we mentioned on our last post, our studio equipment has been malfunctioning, preventing us from recording new programs. So, after diagnosis from two technicians, and the purchase and return of some recording equipment, our studio is finally back in working order. Turns out our existing equipment still works, and all that was needed was a small device to help with… Read more →

A Thankful November/Um Novembro de Gratidão

November is a month for giving thanks here in the United States and we at the ministry had much to be thankful for last month. We are in awe at how the Lord continues to multiply His work and extend the reach of His word. A couple of days ago we received an unexpected email about the possibility of our… Read more →

News & updates/Notícias & novidades

We have an exciting update on the ministry in São Tomé e Príncipe. On our previous post, we mentioned that they were having trouble downloading the Character First messages due to not having internet service and needing to rely on other servers to download the programs. Well, with a recent donation from one of our readers, and additional funds being… Read more →

Provision for the Vision/Provisão para a Visão

We have a wonderful update on our new partnership with the station in São Tomé and Príncipe. As we mentioned on a previous post, the station asked us to help cover one third of the airtime costs for the Character First programs. We did not have the funds but promised to send them as soon as the Lord provided. Well,… Read more →