Until All Have Heard Podcast

This is a weekly 20-minute audio program with FEBC President Ed Cannon and host Wayne Shepherd. Together they will engage in conversation that gives behind the scenes details on the work of FEBC and how this ministry is meeting the challenges in an ever-changing world. There will be interviews with ministry staff, friends and stories from FEBC listeners telling how the Gospel has changed their lives. Our prayer is this program will encourage the friends and family of FEBC to stay faithful to Christ and become bold proclaimers of God’s word.

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Learning to Lead – Part 1 (Ep. 141)

We’re starting a series of interviews from FEBC’s  International Forum. Recently, FEBC broadcasters from around the world gathered in Kuala Lumpur for a time of training, encouragement and worship. Come along with Ed and Wayne for a front row seat at the conference by getting personal reaction from Lucho, who is leading our efforts in the Philippines. Hear how this …

Travels and Truth (Ep. 140)

Memorial Day marks the beginning of the summer travel season, but traveling is a constant part of Ed Cannon’s role at President of FEBC. Listen as Ed shares what he’s seen as he’s visited with FEBC staff and participated in leadership training. Learn the insights from God’s word that have come alive from these meetings, and get a first-hand account …

The 10/40 Window – with Luis Bush (Ep. 139)

The 10/40 Window is a well-known term, and in this episode we’ll meet Luis Bush, the man who coined this phrase which has shaped missions-thinking for a generation. We’ll learn about how the 10/40 window has some of the worst suffering on earth, the greatest resistance to the Gospel, and the least-reached population on the planet. From this perspective we’ll …

Servant Leaders (Ep. 138)

What is a servant leader? The apostle Paul gives his answer in Philippians 2. Ed and Wayne explore what this chapter teaches us about taking on an attitude of humble service. Open your Bible with Ed and Wayne as they discuss the servant mindset of Jesus, and the way FEBC staff live out this teaching while ministering in some of …

Good News After the Storm – with Amos Siyabu (Ep. 137)

On March 13, the longest-lasting and most powerful cyclone ever recorded hit Malawi and Mozambique. According to official sources, over 1,200 people lost their lives, but the death toll is likely much worse. We sent out a montage of cell phone videos captured by FEBC’s on-the-ground broadcasters, showing the level of devastation and suffering. Now, as recovery efforts continue, the …

A National Day of Prayer (Ep. 136)

Can prayer make a difference in a world starving for hope?  You’ll find a clear answer as Ed and Wayne open the word, and the FEBC mailbag. As we participate in this year’s National Day of Prayer, we wanted to share stories that will inspire you to stay faithful in prayer. Hear how faith is revived and God’s kindness and …

A Voice in the Philippines – with Dan Cura (Ep. 135)

How do you reach a country with 180 different languages and distinct ethnic cultures? We’ll get the details on the way FEBC has stayed “close to the listener” in the diverse nation of the Philippines. Ed and Wayne welcome Dan Cura, former director of FEBC Philippines, for this important conversation.  Dan gives the details about the 75-year relationship that has …

Message, Media and Mission – with Samuel Estofanos (Ep. 134)

The prayer of Jesus in John 17 is a heartfelt call for unity.  In this podcast episode we’ll get a picture of how Jesus’ vision for his followers is becoming a reality in our day. Ed talks with a new friend, Samuel Estofanos, President of Alkarma TV, a satellite network that reaches across the Middle East to proclaim the Gospel …

The Great Commission (Ep. 133)

What makes Jesus’ final instructions so hard to live out? Ed and Wayne open the word to Matthew 28 for a discussion on how we can practice this clear Word from Jesus. We hope you’ll be inspired by the example of people around the world who follow the “Great Commission” faithfully. Open your Bible with us together as we get …

The Lamb of God – with Dr. Michael Rydelnik (Ep. 132)

“Behold the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the World.” These words from John the Baptist detail the mission of Jesus. But what does this mean for us today? Our good friend Dr. Michael Rydelnik connects with us while in Israel to talk about how the sacrifice of Jesus is demonstrated in the Jewish Passover. Discover how …

Cross References (Ep. 131)

We are very familiar with the symbol of the cross. We sing about the “glory of the cross” on Good Friday. But as we prepare our hearts for the commemoration of our Lord’s sacrifice for us, we need to remember the critical truths that this symbol represents. Join Ed and Wayne as they open to several passages that address the …

Front-Line Freedom (Ep. 130)

What happens when the message of Jesus is proclaimed to people living in fear of evil spirits? Join us as we get a front-line report on the spiritual battle for souls in Southeast Asia from FEBC staff member, Jonathan Mortiz. Jonathan talks with Ed and Wayne about the innovative way FEBC uses technology to share the message of Jesus in …

Wrestling in Prayer (Ep. 129)

How would you describe your prayer life? Do you wrestle in prayer? Ed and Wayne open the word to Paul’s letter to the Colossians to guide us in a challenging conversation about the power of prayer, and our need to pray to God regularly.  Learn about what it means to “wrestle” and how we can, “Pay attention to the ministry …

World-Class Christians – with Philip De Courcy (Ep. 128)

In this episode we welcome back pastor Philip De Courcy to help us see that the Gospel is Good News that travels well. You’ll want to have your Bible in hand as we turn to several passages that reveals how the message of Christ crosses cultural boundaries and national borders—clearly showing God has a heart for the nations. Catch a …

The Gospel Net – with Philip De Courcy (Ep. 127)

What keeps you from being a “fisher of men?” We hear Jesus tell his disciples that’s what he wants to make them.  Ed welcomes radio broadcaster Philip De Courcy to help us understand this vital part of being a faithful follower of Jesus.  You’ll want to have your Bible in hand as we walk through the passage in Luke where …

Power for Ukraine – with Victor Ahkterov (Ep. 126)

One year ago, listener calls began pouring into FEBC Ukraine’s evangelistic counseling center as the Russian military invaded. The center quickly had to double the size of the team just to field the record number of calls coming from Ukrainians desperate for hope. In just the past few months, more than 400 of those callers accepted Christ as their personal …

Reflecting God’s Love (Ep. 125)

Do we take the love of God for granted?  What would happen if the reality of His love took hold of our hearts? Ed and Wayne share key passages that expose how the true nature of God’s love should be demonstrated in every part of our lives. See how this truth is put in action as we hear the ways …

Radio Outreach – with Bruce Munsterman (Ep. 124)

In a world of turmoil, the power of the Gospel is taking root.  We’ll get an overview of how FEBC is broadcasting the life-giving message of Christ in areas that are in the grip of darkness. Recently Ed was interviewed at KHCB in Houston by our friend, Bruce Munsterman. In this episode you’ll hear a conversation about the way FEBC …

No Reason to Hide – with Dr. Erwin Lutzer (Ep. 123)

How do we continue into 2023 with courage as committed followers of Christ? Joining us to help us prepare to face the challenges before us is our good friend Dr. Erwin Lutzer. Be ready to have your eyes opened and your heart challenged as we get a sample of the teaching from Dr. Lutzer’s new book “No Reason To Hide.” …

Committed to Outreach (Ep. 122)

Ed and Wayne welcome back FEBC’s V.P. of Development, David Wollen, who gives us the big picture on the way FEBC is reaching out to billions of people of who don’t know anything about Jesus. Discover how we keep a personal connection as we communicate the Gospel through media, as well as what strategies we use where the Gospel is …

A Good Friend (Ep. 121)

In today’s world it’s hard to know who to believe. In this podcast, Ed and Wayne introduce you to an FEBC broadcaster who has earned the trust of millions by being real with his listeners. We’ll get to meet “Yutsa” who tells how sharing his life struggles in a humble and honest way has built bridges to Chinese-language listeners. Find …

A Radio Witness in Chad (Ep. 120)

When Thormassin Gotingar started broadcasting the Gospel in the African country of Chad, he had no idea how impactful the message of Christ’s love would be to his audience. In a country where power outages happen daily, and Islam is the dominant religion, you’d expect the Gospel to be falling on hard ground…but this is not what Thormassin has seen…Until …

Lessons On Courage – with Victor Akhterov (Ep. 119)

Irina Nesterenko, FEBC’s new leader for the Ukrainian Christian Counseling Center was almost killed twice in the past few months. Then, just weeks ago, she learned her father was diagnosed with cancer. How could anyone faithfully share the Gospel under such extreme pressure? Listen and be encouraged as you hear what God is doing in Ukraine and other difficult places …

Undying Love – with Dr. Joe Stowell (Ep. 118)

It’s easy to love the baby in the manger, but how do we take that love for Jesus into our daily lives? Joining Ed to talk about growing and protecting our love for Jesus is Dr. Joe Stowell. Dr. Stowell is a pastor, educator, author, and our friend. Listen in as this group of long-time friends open the Bible together …

A Global Christmas Party (Ep. 117)

There’s so much about Christmas traditions that give us comfort. But each year there are new facets of the story of Christ’s birth that still fill us with wonder. In this episode we’re going to let our FEBC broadcasters help us see Christmas with new eyes. Join Ed and Wayne as we take you on a journey that will change …

Waiting for Peace on Earth – with Sergey Nakul (Ep. 116)

When Jesus was born the world was not safe or comfortable. Now too, our world faces uncertain and dangerous times.  How do we experience the promise given to the shepherds of “Peace of Earth?” Joining Ed and Wayne from Ukraine is Pastor and Senior FEBC broadcaster, Sergey Nakul. You’ll gain an important perspective on the prince of peace from a …

The Servant’s Attitude (Ep. 115)

Join Ed and Wayne for a conversation designed to help us understand what it means to have a servant’s attitude. You’ll want to follow along in your Bible as we trace the way Jesus models what it means to be a servant. Ed also reports on the recent gathering of FEBC International staff and what he has learned from the …

Preparing for Advent with Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth (Ep. 114)

Join us as we welcome Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth of Revive Our Hearts to talk with Ed about her book “The First Songs of Christmas.” Nancy shares how redemption for the world is the theme that connects the songs about Jesus’ birth. Along the way Ed and Nancy share their love for the message of the Gospel and shared commitment for …

Filled with Gratitude (Ep. 113)

This Thanksgiving in America, it’s easy to forget this season means more than just having a big meal with family. You’re invited to pull up a chair and join Ed and Wayne for a podcast that sets before you a feast of scripture. Dig in with us as we explore the theme of Thanksgiving woven throughout the New Testament. We’ll …

Winds of Change in Mongolia (Ep. 112)

There’s life change in the air and it’s coming from FEBC’s Wind FM. This station has been broadcasting the Gospel in Mongolia for several years now, and this year there is new growth as the network of stations expands in this vast nation.  Joining Ed to talk about the work is Batjargal Tuvshintsengel, who has been with the Mongolia radio …

The Studio Tour (Ep. 111)

On this episode, we’re taking you behind the scenes to see how this podcast comes together. Ed and Wayne welcome our podcast producer Joe Carlson to sit in the studio. Hear the story of how the Lord has used years of working with Ed and Wayne on radio projects and the influence of FEBC staff and listeners to shape Joe’s …

Life Change in Kyrgyzstan (Ep. 110)

In this week’s podcast Ed and Wayne connect with our FEBC Kyrgyzstan team to hear about the ways radio reaches people with the Gospel in this region of the world. We’ll hear from Uzara, one of our broadcasters in Kyrgyzstan who tells us about the way the team makes programs for women in this part of the world. We’ll also …

Moving Mountains (Ep. 109)

In the central Asian country of Kyrgyzstan, Muslim extremism is growing. Christians face greater and greater persecutions for leaving Islam. In addition, it is culturally acceptable for a man to kidnap a woman and make her his wife. Women tell FEBC Kyrgyzstan broadcasters, “We don’t feel safe.” How do FEBC broadcasters respond to these cultural challenges? Are people still turning …

The Power of a Radio (Ep. 108)

In many countries owning a radio is a luxury. Technology we take for granted in the U.S. is out of reach for millions of people living in poverty in other countries. Ed and Wayne discuss FEBC’s “Give A Radio” program, which provides radios in places where the only way to hear the Gospel is over the airwaves. Learn how together …

The Way of Life in Malawi (Ep. 107)

This podcast starts with a geography quiz: where is the nation of Malawi? By the time this podcast is over you’ll know exactly where this small African nation is, and how the Lord is moving powerfully in this part of the world. Ed is joined by our Malawi director, Amos Siyabu, who is full of radiant joy, despite the very …

Eye on the Ball (Ep. 106)

“Keep your eye on the ball,” a basic instruction to succeed in baseball, and if you don’t practice this, you know what will happen: a swing and a miss. Have we taken our eyes off the most important things Jesus as said? Join Ed and Wayne as they talk about the scriptures that help FEBC stay on-mission as followers of …

Do You Hear What I Hear? (Ep. 105)

FEBC has been broadcasting the Gospel into China for almost 80 years. A lot has changed since the early broadcasts, but the message of Christ is still the same. As we reach out to today’s Chinese listeners, we’re working to make sure the truth is easy to understand. Joining Ed to talk about the Biblical content of our broadcasts is …

Wisdom from a War Zone – with Sergey Nakul (Ep. 104)

“In trouble you find your true friends”, a word of wisdom from Pastor and Senior Broadcaster, Sergey Nakul, from the war zone in Ukraine. In this week’s podcast Ed and Wayne connect with the FEBC Ukraine team and speak with Sergey about how the Word of God is coming alive in the face of the horrors of war. We’ll open …

Focusing on the Unreached (Ep. 103)

Those who have never heard the Gospel are considered unreached. In this episode Ed and Wayne will explore why the emphasis on the “unreached” guides the actions of FEBC. Joining the conversation is David Wollen, the V.P. of Development at FEBC who has spearheaded the “Unreached: In Focus” prayer guides. Hear how the local church can take an active role …

Transmitting a Powerful Word (Ep. 102)

What gives a broadcast the power to set you in a different direction? Let’s talk about how this happens in the lives of FEBC listeners in difficult situations around the world. In this episode Ed and Wayne will weave together several listener stories and a passage from I Corinthians chapters 1 and 2.  We’ll discover from FEBC listeners that the …

A Clear Word in the Fog of War (Ep. 101)

Ed had an opportunity to talk with Victor Akhterov, Director of FEBC Eurasia, about the amazing expansion of Gospel broadcasts in Ukraine and Russia. With Victor’s personal knowledge and years of experience in this part of the world, he has keen insights to share about FEBC’s ministry reach, and message. Find out what our broadcast teams in Ukraine say to …

Anchored in Discipleship – Part 2 (Ep. 100)

What would you be willing to give up to hold on to your faith?  Join us as Ed continues his conversation with Pastor Mike Fabarez about the eternal foundation of the scriptures in hard times. We’ll hear how the solid truth in the Bible anchors believers around the world who face great opposition for their faith. We’ll be encouraged in …

Anchored in Discipleship – Part 1 (Ep. 99)

Ed talks with ministry partner Mike Fabarez on the shared vision Compass Bible Church and FEBC have for discipleship ministry and outreach. They discuss how the growth of the church is foundational for living out the Great Commission. You’ll be challenged to continue to pray and take action by sharing the Gospel where you live…Until All Have Heard.

You’re Speaking My Language (Ep. 98)

Being understood is critical to having a thriving friendship.  When you’re trying to speak to someone who doesn’t know your language, it creates isolation. Ed and Wayne discuss how FEBC crosses this barrier by taking the Gospel to people in their own language. Joining the conversation is veteran FEBC broadcaster, Johnathan Mortiz. Jonathan shares his experience and insights from working …

A Ministry Checkup (Ep. 97)

We all need the advice of trusted friends. Getting an outside perspective helps keep from getting stuck in a rut and keeps us moving in the right direction. FEBC has friends like this.  Listen in on this episode as Ed talks with Jim Wert, a long-time business consultant that has guided many ministries over the years. Jim has been a …

Summer Scriptures (Ep. 96)

For our FEBC broadcasters, summer is a time to learn and prepare for a new season of ministry. Join Ed and Wayne as they talk about the scriptures that were part of a recent staff leadership training conference. You’ll want to follow along in your Bible as Ed discusses the principles for resisting mission drift in high-pressure situations. Be challenged …

Across All Cultures – with Dr. Michael Rydelnik (Ep. 95)

Listen in as Dr. Rydelnik and Ed talk about the life-changing message of Christ that spans across all cultures. And as we get the details down, we’ll also learn how a love for the lost is vital to opening a closed heart. Get ready for a fast-paced conversation that will embolden you to love well, and speak confidently…Until All Have …

Forbidden Hope (Ep. 94)

North Korea is officially closed to the Gospel. Yet, through the efforts of FEBC South Korea, the “forbidden hope” of the Gospel is penetrating this barrier. Join Ed and Wayne as they talk about the stories from defectors who tell of the powerful impact radio is having in this troubled nation. Be inspired in your walk with Christ as you …

Changing Kingdoms (Ep. 93)

This week the night sky lights up as we celebrate our nation’s freedom. But around the world many don’t have this experience. The Apostle Paul says that in Christ we are transferred from the Kingdom of darkness to the Kingdom of light. That change of kingdoms is the topic we’ll discuss this week. You’ll want to have your Bible open …

Good Counsel in the Midst of War (Ep. 92)

The casualties in the war in Ukraine are not just physical—there are millions of people with deep emotional and spiritual scars. The FEBC broadcast team addresses this need with a seasoned staff of trained counselors. Join Ed and Wayne as they hear a report from Eduard Kurylenko, our director in Ukraine, who oversees this vital counseling ministry. Learn how the …

Empowered to Speak – with Igor Sereda (Ep. 91)

As the situation in Ukraine continues, FEBC staff are not hiding. Instead, they are actively proclaiming the hope of God’s word in the face of crisis. Recently, Wayne Shepherd was in Ukraine and was able to follow-up with our Ukrainian team that has been forced to find new locations to broadcast.  Join Ed and Wayne as they point out the …

The Legacy of Bob Bowman (Ep. 90)

With Father’s Day just around the corner, it’s an important time to reflect on the legacy of those who have had an important influence on our lives. At FEBC this is a great opportunity to talk about our one of our founders, Dr. Bob Bowman. Join Ed and Wayne as they talk about the spiritual legacy and the global impact …

A Good Report (Ep. 89)

All year we’ve sees conflicts, crises, and challenges all around the world, with FEBC operating in the midst of many of these areas. Ed and Wayne talk about the difficulties of ministry and the incredible opportunities that have opened for the Gospel. Hear this report on the way FEBC has invested in the transformation of lives in uncertain times.  What …

Praying for North Korea – with Billy Kim (Ep. 88)

In this episode, we hear from Billy Kim, a man who has lived out dependence on prayer over decades of ministry in South and North Korea. Listen as Ed and Wayne give updates on the new transmitter reaching deep into North Korea and hear stories of God’s provision in this fraught region. As you listen, watch for the Holy Spirit …

Shortwave: The Long View (Ep. 87)

Reaching those who have never heard the Gospel is not easy. It takes skill to penetrate remote areas, and cross language barriers. This is exactly what FEBC has been doing for years with reliable shortwave broadcasts. Ed and Wayne welcome back Jonathan Mortiz who will fills us in on the current strategies behind this tried-and-true method for reaching the unreached …

Raging, Roaring and Redemption (Ep. 86)

The scriptures talk about nations raging and Satan roaring.  Throughout the world, believers are caught in the middle of these conflicts. In this turmoil and persecution how do we move forward with the Gospel? Join Ed and Wayne as they talk about how those who are redeemed can resist the confusion, distraction, and discouragement. They maintain a clear perspective, reading …

Hope in a War Zone (Ep. 85)

We can’t escape the images of destruction, and stories of death coming out of Ukraine. Local FEBC staff choose to stay and minister, despite the danger. In this week’s podcast, Ed and Wayne connect with our FEBC broadcasters who give their first-hand reports and Biblical insights from this war-torn region. Hear how the Word of God has come alive as …

Following Christ in the Face of Fear (Ep. 84)

How can we learn from the example of fellow believers around the globe who face crises daily? Join Ed and Wayne as they talk with Christian Benjamin, Director of FEBC India. Christian fills them in on the challenges faced by the Indian church. We’ll also learn about the exciting ways FEBC is reaching out in the face of opposition to …

What Should We Say? (Ep. 83)

Believers often fear speaking up about their faith. What should we say when the spotlight comes on us? How can we prepare? Jesus warns his disciples about the coming pressure they will face. But there’s also the promise of the coming power of the Holy Spirit to make them bold witnesses. As we move past the Easter holiday, Ed and …

The Lamb of God (Ep. 82)

“Behold the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the World.” These words from John the Baptist detail the mission of Jesus, but what does this mean for us today? Our good friend Dr. Michael Rydelnik from Moody Bible Institute connects with us while in Israel to talk about how the sacrifice of Jesus is demonstrated in the …

Faithful Under Pressure (Ep. 81)

“We live by promises not explanation”, a word from our guest Dr. Erwin Lutzer, the author of the book, “We Will Not Be Silenced.”  Ed and Wayne discuss with Dr. Lutzer how we all can staying faithful to the Gospel even when culture creates opposition. They explore the teachings of Jesus, the experience of the Apostle Paul, and the challenging …

Lives Changed in Cambodia (Ep. 80)

Making a change is hard to do—and choosing to follow Christ is evidence of the amazing work of God. Ed and Wayne let FEBC listeners from Cambodia tell their stories of how their entire lives changed after deciding to follow Jesus.  Join them to discover the way redemption and transformation happen in a nation that desperately needs to hear the …

Lessons from a War Zone (Ep. 79)

How do you pastor a church in a war zone? Can faith come alive in the face of destruction? In this week’s podcast Ed and Wayne connect with our FEBC team in Ukraine and speak with Sergey Nakul. Sergey is a pastor who shares how the word of God is coming alive in the face of the horrors of war. …

Transmitting a Powerful Word (Ep. 78)

Have you heard something on the radio that stopped you in your tracks. What gives a broadcast the power to set you in a different direction? Today we’ll talk about how this happens in the lives of FEBC listeners in difficult situations around the world. In this episode Ed and Wayne will weave together several listener stories and a passage …

Voices From Ukraine (Ep. 77)

As the images of the war in Ukraine fill our screens, there is more going on off-camera that needs to be told. Join us for “Voices From Ukraine”, a special report from the broadcast staff in Ukraine. Listen as we get an up-close and personal telling of the events in the war and how our broadcast team is proclaiming the …

Special Report: War Comes to Ukraine (Ep. 76)

The horrors of war have come to Ukraine. As details unfold on our screens, the FEBC Ukraine team are facing this crisis in person. Join Ed and Wayne as they talk about the current needs of our staff and the listeners who depend on our broadcasts. Hear first-hand accounts of suffering and courage in the face of uncertainty. We’ll be …

Peace and War (Ep. 75)

Ukraine is facing the escalation of conflict with Russia. In this week’s podcast, Ed and Wayne connect with our FEBC team in Ukraine to learn how they rise above the tensions they live in. Joining us is FEBC broadcaster Olesia Dmytriieva who shares how she proclaims the peace of Christ to listeners overwhelmed with fear and despair. Listen and discover …

Special Report: Ukraine in Crisis (Ep. 74)

The Ukraine-Russia conflict is dominating our news. What is the best way to pray in this time of crisis? Ed had an opportunity to talk with Victor Akhterov, FEBC’s director in Ukraine, Russia and Eurasia. With Victor’s personal knowledge and years of experience in this region he has keen insights we need to hear. At the time of this recording …

First Love (Ep. 73)

What happens over time when our feelings of love grow cold? Ed and Wayne share a story from an FEBC listener from Southeast Asia, who describes how their love for Christ faded. Hear about what pulled them back to a vibrant relationship with Jesus. Discover what steps they took to rekindle their faith, and how you can follow in their …

The Unreached Priority (Ep. 72)

What comes to mind when you hear the word “Unreached”? In this episode, Ed and Wayne explore how we can come in line with the way Jesus looks at those who have never heard the Gospel. Joining them is David Wollen, V.P. of Development at FEBC, who heads up our “Unreached In Focus” prayer guides for churches. David has a …

Comments and Questions (Ep. 71)

Is anyone out there listening? That’s the question broadcasters always want to know. Thankfully in this digital age it’s far easier to find out. In this week’s podcast Ed and Wayne check the podcast’s inbox and address some of the comments and questions sent in by you, our listeners. We hope you’ll enjoy hearing what other listeners think, and how …

Reaching a Troubled World (Ep. 70)

How should American Christians respond when we learn about troubles around the world?  What can we learn from believers who are living in crisis?  Join Ed and Wayne as they talk with Charles Morris from the radio program “Haven Today”.  With his background in journalism, Charles helps us appreciate the important connection we have with the global body of Christ …

You’re Speaking My Language (Ep. 69)

Being understood is critical to having a thriving relationship.  When you’re trying to speak to someone who doesn’t know your language, it creates isolation. On this episode, Ed and Wayne discuss how FEBC crosses this divide by taking the Gospel to people in their own language. Joining the conversation is veteran FEBC broadcaster Jonathan Mortiz, who shares his experience and …

Hunger for the Word (Ep. 68)

Most Americans have plenty of eat, but many around the world experience hunger. In this episode Ed and Wayne spotlight a man with a hunger that goes beyond just food.  His longing is for God’s Word. This epic story is based on several letters sent to FEBC over the years from a man in a difficult situation. It starts with …

Love for the Listener (Ep. 67)

“We want to be your friend”. This is the invitation our Ukrainian broadcasters Max and Enia make to non-churched people in their country. And their efforts on social media are reaching hundreds of thousands of people in this war-torn country.  Max and Enia talk about staying in-touch with a new generation. Their methods of engagement put then in contact with …

New Creations in a New Year (Ep. 66)

What new opportunities do you hope for in the new year? Ed and Wayne open to 2 Corinthians to talk about being new creations, and our honor in representing the message of Christ. Ed tells remarkable, real-world stories of transformation in the face of very difficult situations. These testimonies are just a sample of why FEBC continues to proclaim the …

Two Important Birthdays (Ep. 65)

This week we are celebrating the most important birthday of all—the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ! In addition, at FEBC we are also celebrating our 76th birthday on December 20th. Listen in as our late founder, Dr. Bob Bowman, shares his passion for broadcasting and how the FEBC’s vision aligns with the redeemer who was born over 2000 years …

Good News from Ukraine (Ep. 64)

Ukraine is in the news again with Covid-19 surging and conflict growing with Russia. But in the face of these real problems there is reason for real hope, which our broadcast team in Ukraine is presenting every day. Listen in to a conversation recorded in Kiev, Ukraine, as Ed talks with staff member Olesia Dmytriieva about the many ways their …

Preparing for Advent (Ep. 63)

Join us as we welcome Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth of Revive Our Hearts to talk with Ed about her new book “The First Songs of Christmas.” Nancy shares how redemption for the world is the theme that connects the songs about Jesus’ birth. Along the way Ed and Nancy share their love for the message of the Gospel and shared commitment …

Living in the Word (Ep. 62)

Join Ed and Wayne as they open to passages in the book of Acts that speak of the Holy Spirit’s power to give boldness and courage in the face of pressure to remain silent. Ed will also tell stories about his early attempts to share his faith in Christ. As you listen to this episode, our hope is you’ll hear …

A Heart of Thanksgiving (Ep. 61)

Ed and Wayne give you something to talk about this year at your Thanksgiving table. In this edition we’ll sample some of the amazing stories of gratitude from FEBC listeners in difficult places living through difficult times. Learn from their examples and from scripture about the importance of developing a heart overflowing with thankfulness…Until All Have Heard.

Hope is in the Wind (Ep. 60)

News from Mongolia: “Hope is in the Wind”. Ed and Wayne talk about how hope is growing through the outreach from our radio station in Mongolia named, “Wind FM”. You’ll get to hear stories of listeners, and from FEBC’s ministry director about the way’s God’s Spirit is blowing through this needy country. Learn how you can pray and be a …

World-Class Christians (Ep. 59)

The Bible is clear that God has a heart for the nations. In this episode we’ll welcome back Pastor and radio broadcaster, Philip De Courcy, to help us see that the Gospel is good news that travels well. We’ll turn to several passages that reveal how the message of Christ crosses cultural boundaries and national borders…Until All Have Heard. You …

The Gospel Net (Ep. 58)

Ed welcomes radio broadcaster Philip De Courcy to help us understand what it means to be a “fisher of men.” You’ll want to have your Bible in hand as we walk through the passage in Luke where we find the call to take up “The Gospel Net.”  Let’s learn how we can experience the joy of fishing for lost souls…Until …

The Ministry Hub (Ep. 57)

Are you timid in your faith? What would it take to ignite a greater commitment to Christ?  Listen as Ed reports on his latest trip to our ministry headquarters in Kiev, Ukraine.  You’ll hear about the ways FEBC is sharing the Gospel to millions through radio, social media and phone counseling.  You’ll be challenged as Ed shares about our staff …

The Power of a Radio (Ep. 56)

In many countries owning a radio is a luxury. What we take for granted in the U.S., is often out of reach for millions of people living in poverty. Ed and Wayne discuss the FEBC “Give A Radio” program. You’ll hear how, together, we can bridge the gap for those who can’t buy a radio. You’ll be encouraged by the …

Prayer for the Unreached (Ep. 55)

Almost 3.5 billion people have yet to hear the Gospel. How can we make a dent in this staggering number? You’ll find out through a recent report from FEBC’s ministry at the recent “Sing” conference. Then Ed talks with long-time radio broadcaster Wayne Pederson about the current movement to share the Gospel will all who are Unreached…Until All Have Heard. …

Remembering Sammy T. (Ep. 54)

Our former Indonesia Director, Sammy T. went home to be with the Lord after his struggle with COVID, but his influence is still heard in Indonesia. In this edition Ed will talk about his friend as we feature recordings of Sammy talking about ministry and his calling to serve Christ. We’re certain after hearing about Sammy’s legacy you will be …

The Bridge Back (Ep. 53)

Singer/songwriter and Bible teacher, Michael Card joins the podcast to talk about kinship with believers around the globe. Ed, Wayne, and Michael talk about the ways other cultures can teach American Christians. Michael also shares his experiences with people in poverty and difficult circumstances, who are still rich in faith. You’ won’t want to miss this conversation that will inspire …

Something to Celebrate (Ep. 52)

Join Ed and Wayne as we celebrate one year of podcasting!  There have been a lot of great conversations and wonderful opportunities to meet our friends and dedicated staff at FEBC. To honor this milestone edition, we want to feature a listener story that highlights the complexities of bringing a person to faith in one of the most hard to …

A Shared Vision (Ep. 51)

How can we make the most of these turbulent times? Hear Ed and Wayne talk about this with the President of the Moody Bible Institute, Dr. Mark Jobe. You’ll experience the joy of these good friends discussing the way FEBC and MBI have a shared vision for making the most of the opportunities they have to proclaim the Gospel. Be …

Eye on the Mission (Ep. 50)

In this conversation we’ll go deep about ways God has prepared Ed to serve in the role of FEBC president. Then we’ll hear about an international Zoom staff meeting and the importance of keeping on mission. You’ll want your Bible in hand as Ed and Wayne explore several passages that underpin the vision behind FEBC’s radio ministry. You won’t want …

Lesson from a Life Journey (Ep. 49)

Have you faced obstacles when you were following the Lord? Ed and Wayne talk with a FEBC board member Bonnie Ho who has an amazing story to tell. Hear Bonnie detail the twists and turns in her journey with FEBC, and about her work now as Principle with the Pui Tak Christian School in Chicago. Get an up-close perspective on …

COVID Report (Ep. 48)

COVID fatigue is plaguing the U.S. But around the world the pandemic is raging and it has the full attention of millions.  Join Ed and Wayne as they talk through the needs and stories of what is going on areas where the battle continues with the virus. Throughout this edition Ed will share insights from God’s word that address the …

Zoom Ministry to the Hmong (Ep. 47)

During the Covid-19 crisis, two FEBC Thailand broadcasters came up with an innovative way to stay connected with their listeners despite being socially distant—Bible Studies done virtually over Zoom! Recently Ed sat down with Pastor Yung and Phairot to hear more of the incredible stories of how they serve God and proclaim the Gospel in remote, mountainous areas of Thailand …

Opportunity Time (Ep. 46)

A Mongolian cab driver calls us to not be silent about our faith in Christ. Ed and Wayne react to this amazing story of conversion, commitment, and courage from an FEBC listener. Be open, God could use this conversation to stir you to raise your voice about the life-changing message of Jesus…Until All Have Heard. You can also check out …

Imagining Redemption (Ep. 45)

The world’s best athletes are gathered in Tokyo to compete before a global audience. This week, as we think about the sports we hold in common, let’s take a minute to consider the way our belief in Jesus binds people together in all nations. Join Ed and Wayne as we feature a parade of the redeemed. Find out how these …

Passages and Prayer (Ep. 44)

In this slower time of the year, how can we refresh our thinking and renew our vision for reaching the world? Ed and Wayne talk through some scripture passages that have caught Ed’s attention over this slower time of summer.  Along with Bible-based insights, you’ll hear some encouraging stories that will help you pray for FEBC broadcasters who tirelessly proclaim …

Real Life Radio (Ep. 43)

What does it take to draw in listeners who are overwhelmed with bad news and spiritual darkness?  We’ll find out as Victor Akhterov, our Ministry Director for Eurasia, stops by the studio. Victor shares how FEBC is reaching out to women in very hard circumstances through the voices and stories of our women broadcasters…Until All Have Heard. You can also …

Pandemic Report (Ep. 42)

COVID cases in the US are dropping and so are restrictions. But what is true in America is not the experience for many around the world. Listen as Ed and Wayne talk about the continued challenges of the global pandemic and how FEBC is actively sharing the hope of Christ. We’ll feature some listeners stories and point out how you …

A Joy to Serve (Ep. 41)

“It’s my joy to serve.” Is this your attitude when asked to do a challenging task? Ed and Wayne talk with a FEBC staff member who says and lives out this statement. Find out for yourself as we go deep into the life and work of Jonathan Mortiz…Until All Have Heard.

An End and a Beginning (Ep. 40)

What a year it’s been! Conflict, Crisis and COVID has gripped the world.  But in all this uncertainty, there has been a great openness to the Gospel. Ed and Wayne talk about the challenges of 2020 and how FEBC is planning to keep on track for the years to come as we end this fiscal year.  Along the way learn …

Understanding the Times (Ep. 39)

“We live by promises, not explanations”, shares Dr. Erwin Lutzer, author of the new book, “We Will Not Be Silenced”.  Ed and Wayne talk with Dr. Lutzer about how we all can stay faithful to the Gospel even when secular culture creates opposition. We’ll explore the teachings of Jesus, the experience of the Apostle Paul, and more…Until All Have Heard.

A Cross Culture (Ep. 38)

Listen in as Dr. Michael Rydelnik and Ed talk about the life-changing message of Christ that spans across every culture. You’ll learn how a love for the lost is vital to opening a closed heart. Get ready for a fast-paced conversation that will embolden you to love well and speak confidently…Until All Have Heard.

A Day to Remember (Ep. 37)

Memorial Day marks a time to honor those who have sacrificed for the nation. But is also a time to remember those who have left a lasting legacy in our lives.  We’ll get to do that as Ed talks with our Russia ministries director Victor Ahkterov about the story of his father. We’ll learn about his sacrifice for the gospel …

Anchored in God’s Word (Ep. 36)

What would you be willing to give up in order to hold on to your faith? Join us as Ed continues his conversation with Pastor Mike Fabarez about the eternal foundation of the scriptures in hard times. We’ll hear how the solid truth in the Bible anchors believers around the world who face great opposition for their faith…Until All Have …

Anchored in Discipleship (Ep. 35)

Ed talks with Ministry partner Mike Fabarez on the shared vision Compass Bible Church and FEBC have for discipleship, ministry, and outreach. They discuss how the growth of the church is foundational for living out the Great Commission…Until All Have Heard.

The Frontlines of Change (Ep. 34)

What does radical transformation look like? We have an idea from our perspective, but what about lands where there is no Christian influence? Join Ed and Wayne as they discuss the way the Gospel message has the power to reach nations that have shocking cultural practices. Learn how to pray for people who need to hear the life changing message …

Prayer Target (Ep. 33)

What is the true power source for a broadcaster? Though our transmitters need electricity, there’s another power that moves through FEBC’s broadcasts. Listen as Ed and Wayne talk with Sandra Jensen about the spiritual pulse beat of our ministry. After this conversation you’ll want to click the “prayer” button on febc.org to be a part of our “Prayer Target” program…Until …

The Great Commission (Ep. 32)

What makes Jesus final instructions so hard to live out? Ed and Wayne open the word to Matthew 28 for a discussion of how we can practice this clear word from Jesus. We’ll be inspired by the example of people around the world who follow the “Great Commission” faithfully…Until All Have Heard.

War and Suffering in Eurasia (Ep. 31)

Ed talks with FEBC Russia ministries director Victor Akhterov about the realities of war, suffering and way Christ touches the deep human needs in Eurasia. In difficult circumstances the Gospel is taking root in ready hearts…Until All Have Heard.

The Year of Covid (Ep. 29)

What were you doing last year at this time? Like many around the world, FEBC listeners and staff were in COVID lockdown. During this extraordinary period of anxiety and sickness, FEBC continued to broadcast. Join Ed and Wayne as they look back and hear the way the hope of Christ brought peace to hurting souls in a pandemic…Until All Have …

Our Suffering Savior (Ep. 28)

Why is the suffering of Christ so important to remember during Holy Week? What can we learn from believers around the world who experience joy as they face extremely difficult circumstances?  Listen as Ed and Wayne talk about the connection our suffering Savior makes with a world of pain…Until All Have Heard.

Reaching North Korea (Ep. 27)

Ed and Wayne talk with Billy Kim, a man who has decades of ministry experience in South and North Korea. You’ll hear exciting news of how the people of North Korea now have access to the Gospel and other stories of God’s provision…Until All Have Heard.

Special Deliveries (Ep. 26)

What would it be like to bring the Gospel to a remote village that has never heard of Jesus? Find out as Ed talks with Mr. “N” who delivers radios to hard-to-reach communities, and just received a shipment of 6,000 radios. Get a first-hand report of how rural communities are being impacted through hearing the Word of God in their …

New Ways, Same Word (Ep. 25)

Passion, boldness, courage…what keeps these traits alive and well after 75 years of ministry? Hear about the life and legacy of FEBC founder, Dr. Bob Bowman and his urgency to share the Gospel…Until All Have Heard.   Podcast Transcript [Wayne]: This is “Until All Have Heard.” I’m Wayne Shepherd. I’m with Ed Cannon, the current president of the Far East …

Then and Now (Ep. 24)

What would it take to unlock faith for people in the social media age? Hear from long-time FEBC listeners from Russia and China who were enriched when they discovered new programs on their phones and computers…Until All Have Heard.   Podcast Transcript [Ed]: We’ve heard testimonies, Wayne, from listeners in Ukraine who say “I’m not a Christian. I’m not even …

Putting Feet to Our Faith (Ep. 23)

Ed continues his conversation with Luke Cheng, FEBC’s new Director of US Chinese Ministries. Together they’ll discuss what it means to “deny yourself”. We’ll see how this was demonstrated by followers of Christ at key moments in Luke’s spiritual journey…Until All Have Heard.   Podcast Transcript [Wayne]: …Last time on the podcast, we met Luke Chang who is our new …

A New Direction (Ep. 22)

“Come follow Me”, what would it look like to put those words of Jesus into action. Ed talks with Luke Chang to hear how God’s call has set his life in a new direction. Luke graduated with many degrees and was a successful software engineer with major corporations, but now serves as FEBC’s new Director of Chinese Ministries. Hear his …

Not Quiet Anymore (Ep. 21)

A Mongolian cab driver calls us to not be silent about our faith in Christ. Ed and Wayne react to this amazing story of conversion, commitment and courage from an FEBC listener…Until All Have Heard.  

Reflecting God’s Love (Ep 20)

Do we take the love of God for granted? What would happen if the reality of His love took hold of our hearts? Ed and Wayne share key passages exposing how the true nature of God’s love should be demonstrated in every part of our lives. See how this truth is put in action as FEBC shares the love of …

Hello, Teacher (Ep 19)

What can awaken an appetite for God’s word in a non-Christian nation? We’ll discover how FEBC works to satisfy the hunger of those seeking truth. Ed and Wayne will talk with Jonathan Mortiz, our staff member who will share responses from Thailand about the FEBC Bible Correspondence Course…Until All Have Heard.  

Unity in the Gospel (Ep 18)

Jesus’ prayer for unity in John 17 is a unique Christian commitment that unites diverse people groups around the world. With Bible in-hand, Ed and Wayne’s discuss Christ’s call to “love one another.” Have your heart refreshed with unity around the gospel…Until All Have Heard  

Promise for a Hurting World (Ep 17)

Hear stories of FEBC listeners who have trusted us to guide them through heartbreaking circumstances. Ed opens God’s word to several passages about the promise of hope and a challenge for all of us in times of severe pain. Gain an eternal perspective as we follow Christ in a hurting world…Until All Have Heard.  

Turning the Page (Ep 16)

Ed and Wayne discuss the lessons learned from facing COVID-19 in 2020 and the vision for following Christ in 2021.  Throughout the conversation Ed will share key passages that have been important for him as he prepares to step into a new year of ministry…Until All Have Heard.  

Hope for China (Ep 15)

Ed and Wayne discuss the major challenges of 2020 and how God guided FEBC through this difficult year. We’ll hear stories from around the world about life change through the Gospel. You won’t want to miss a powerful story how COVID-19 shaped the spiritual growth of a man in China.…Until All Have Heard. Podcast Transcript [Ed]…So many people, I think, …

The True Christmas Gift (Ep 14)

Join us for an FEBC Christmas celebration! We’ll get help from Pastor “T”, our staff member overseeing the work in Southeast Asia.  He’ll point out key elements of the Christmas story that connect with listeners in that part of the world who still do not know the hope of a savior…Until All Have Heard.  

Christmas in Russia (Ep 13)

Ed and Wayne welcome Victor Ahkterov, FEBC’s Russian ministry director back to the studio. Victor tells how the Biblical story of Christmas is shared in the unique cultures of Russia and Ukraine. These countries are struggling in the COVID-19 pandemic and Victor shares how celebrating the birth of a savior is so important in this fearful time…Until All Have Heard. …

A Global Birthday Celebration (Ep 12)

Ed and Wayne start off the Advent season discussing what “Merry Christmas” means around the world. We’ll talk about the significance of a “global birthday,” and Ed will talk about the story of Simeon and how Jesus coming to Earth offers the gift of salvation for all people. Enter into the true meaning for the season as we let the …

A Joy To Share (Ep 11)

FEBC staff member Mehm Tun Thein gives us an up-close look at the work with the Mon people group in Southeast Asia and how this predominately Buddhist community is responding to the Gospel…Until All Have Heard.  

A Heart of Gratitude (Ep 10)

In this edition we’ll sample some of the amazing stories of “thanksgiving” from FEBC listeners in difficult places at difficult times. Learn from their examples—and scripture’s example—the importance of developing a heart overflowing with thankfulness…Until All Have Heard.  

A Joy To Serve (Ep 9)

Jonathan Mortiz always says, “It’s my joy to serve.” Originally from the Philippines, Jonathan oversees our broadcast ministry to the remote regions of Thailand. In this episode, Ed and Wayne give you an up-close look at dedicated servants like Jonathan who invest their lives proclaiming the Gospel…Until All Have Heard.  

The Future of FEBC (Ep 8)

In this episode, we invite you to an insider conversation about the future of FEBC. Ed has some great stories of local staff who have modeled a level of commitment that have shaped his understanding of what the next generation of broadcaster will look like. What you’re about to hear will stir up a passion to step out for Christ …

Hunger for the Word (Ep 7)

As we head into the Holiday season of feasting, Ed and Wayne spotlight a man with a true hunger for God’s Word. This epic story is based on several letters sent to FEBC over the years. It starts with a humble request, and leads to a change of heart and a community that overcomes obstacles for following Jesus. – Until …

75 Years on Mission (Ep 6)

In this edition Ed and Wayne invite you to get inside and inspect the details about FEBC. We’ll start with the original vision of our founders Dr. Bob Bowman and John Broger. You’ll find out the location of “Christian Radio City”, the importance of “13 years, 25 days,” and discover who said, “I don’t have one American dime.”  And along …

Losing Everything (Ep 5)

What does it take to reach the Muslim world for Christ? Learn from the story of a man in Pakistan who lost everything when he came to faith in Christ. The rich joy in his heart is a testimony to the world that following Christ is worth the cost. In this edition Ed and Wayne discuss why the message of …

Special Report: Unrest In Kyrgyzstan (Ep 4)

In this special report, Ed and Wayne welcome Rudy Wiens (FEBC’s Central Asia Director) to discuss the breaking news of political and social unrest in a little-known nation that’s caught the world’s attention. In the face of protests and violence, the people of Kyrgyzstan are gripped by fear and desperately need to hear the hope of Christ. Be informed on how to …

Dedicated to the Mission (Ep 3)

Ed shares a story from Russia about Eugene—a fearlessly dedicated FEBC broadcaster with over 7 million followers on social media. Despite his on-air popularity, he lives a humble life with his family in a tiny WWII-era apartment, where his family has to eat in shifts because they don’t even have enough silverware to eat all together.  

Lessons from Suffering (Ep 2)

Director of FEBC Russia and Ukraine, Victor Akhterov, joins the podcast to talk about what it was like growing up as a Christian in Communist Ukraine. He details his father’s experience of persecution, and the sacrifice it takes to serve Jesus in a Soviet regime.  

Behind the Scenes (Ep 1)

Welcome to the “Until All Have Heard” podcast! In this introductory episode, our president Ed Cannon shares how God called him to join FEBC, and we hear from a listener whose family has listened for 75 years!