This month we shared a listener testimony from Russia, a story about reconnecting to listeners in a remote part of Southeast Asia and much more.
Archives for February 2016
Here’s our monthly testimony, this time from a woman in Russia…
In the last few months, heavy rains at three times the normal amount have decimated Chennai and the Tamil Nadu region of India. First Response Radio has responded by providing shortwave broadcasts to help the 400,000 who have been displaced.
Some of our most remote listeners live in extremely isolated mountain regions of Southeast Asia. Recently, members of our team went back to visit a group of listeners whose last contact had been 4 years ago.
Due to recent terrorist activity in the Middle East by ISIS and other terrorist groups, Kazakhstan has imposed strict controls on all religious activities.
In Yunnan, China, a micro-SD card with over 50 hours of radio programs in the Yunnan dialect is now being produced and duplicated for distribution among the ethnic minorities in the area.
It was a surreal moment as we stood there in this church, with people talking happily around us and music playing in the background, all the while this woman poured out her story of how she had tried to kill herself…
It’s been a year and a half since her husband and three other FEBC volunteers were first abducted and then killed by pro-Russian separatists for their faith. Yet despite this, Natalia is still living in Slavyansk and is now ministering to refugees and others that have been affected by the conflict in Ukraine.
In May of 2014, explosions rocked the hillside where our radio tower stood in the city of Slavyansk, Eastern Ukraine. But today, FEBC is part of the healing process in Ukraine.