Updated April 14, 2004
"I listen to your radio broadcasts every night." Mr. Guindo in Cameroon writes, "We are forming a house church to listen to your radio programs. Please send preaching and music cassettes. We write to encourage you in the precious name of Jesus."
Guindo and his friends are from Mali, but live 1500 miles away in Cameroon.
- Pray for a quick resolution to the war that started in Côte d'Ivoire on Sept. 19, 2002. Only the Abidjan FM station is now the air. All international workers working with radio stations have left the country.
- Praise God that our Short Wave broadcasts are still being heard in all of West Africa.
- Praise God that Pastor Daniel was be able to figure out a way to continue preparing programs.
- Praise God for the international worker taking my place in the radio ministry. Pray for Eric Eshbaugh in Burkina Faso. You can visit his radio Web site at http://www.cmaradio.org
- Pray for the duty-free arrival of the Yamoussoukro FM radio equipment.
- Pray for the completion of the building for the FM station in Abengourou. Praise God that the wild elephant that was in the area is gone.
- Pray for the finances needed to operate the National Church recording studio and install more FM stations. The studio budget is about $7,000.00 US per year. Installation of new stations varies between $15,000 and $30,000 US.
- Praise God for the good letters we are getting from listeners of our broadcasts over Radio ELVA 89.4 FM in Abidjan. Our Baoule programs are now on the air each evening at 8 PM. Jula language programs are on the air each evening at 4:30 PM.
- Pray for Pastor Daniel our national radio director and Zaché, our technician. So far we have received letters from listeners in Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea, Mali, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Congo, Gabon, Cameroon, Zambia, South Africa and Canada.
- Listen in! We are broadcasting every night from Trans World Radio (TWR) on the 31 meter short-wave band. Tune in at 19:00 GMT for the Jula/Bambara language program.
- Take the tour of our old Recording Studio that was pillaged after the events of Sept. 19, 2002