Category: News and updates/Notícias e novidades

The training continues/O treinamento continua

We have a ministry trip coming up that will include training future radio producers. As mentioned on a previous post, several individuals in the Island of São Tomé and Príncipe indicated their desire to be trained for the radio ministry. Plans have been in the works since last year to make that happen, and we are now in the process… Read more →

Expanding our reach/Expandindo o nosso alcance

As we mentioned on our last post, we have a new producer for the Character First program in Brazil, Pastor Jorge Cacuto. His messages will begin airing this month, and as an added blessing they will be broadcasted on a new radio station. Several weeks ago, we were able to secure a contract with Rádio Trans Mundial in São Paulo.… Read more →

The Family is Growing/A Família está Crescendo

As we mentioned on a previous post, part of our focus in recent months has been on training new producers to help ensure the continuity of the Character First programs for years to come. Our endeavor saw great fruit last year with the addition of two new producers for the audience base in Angola, Mozambique, and Portugal. The momentum continued… Read more →

Preparing for the Future/Preparando para o Futuro

In preparation for the future, I have spent the last two years searching for new producers that will ultimately continue the work that God has entrusted into our care. The plan was to select capable and anointed individuals in nations where our programs are aired, to produce and record messages for their respective regions. During my trip to Portugal back… Read more →

A Leader’s Perspective/A Perspectiva de um Líder

On our last trip to Angola, I had the opportunity to interview some church leaders and get their perspective on the impact of our radio programs. Below is an excerpt from a conversation I had with the secretary general of the ISESA church.   Isac Are churches benefiting from the Yeva Ondaka program in terms of souls being saved and individuals… Read more →

News from Cape Verde/Notícias de Cabo Verde

Several days ago, I spoke to the pastor of the church we partner with in Cape Verde. As we mentioned on a previous post, this church launched their own radio program last year, and the Character First program is part of their broadcast. The program airs on a privately owned station and has been well received by the people. The… Read more →

Focusing on the Children/Focalizando nas Crianças

As we mentioned on a previous post, Isac was recently in Portugal and the Island of São Tomé and Príncipe on what turned out to be a very productive trip. What we didn’t mention is during that time, I was in Angola on a trip that was predominantly for personal reasons, but also involved a speaking engagement and a meeting… Read more →

Travel Plans/Planos de Viagem

With traveling restrictions lifting and nations opening their borders to visitors, we can now resume our annual ministry trips. These trips are important as they give us an opportunity to meet with the leadership of churches and radio stations we partner with. In addition, it enables us to meet listeners and get a sense of their daily realities, which helps… Read more →

A new Territory in Sight/Um Território novo em Vista

We have a possible opportunity in the works that could lead to a new audience base. Several months ago, a Pastor from the West African nation of Guinea Bissau learned about our programs and asked us to send him a few messages. After listening to them, he felt that his fellow citizens could benefit from the Character First program airing… Read more →