TWR Country Focus: Eritrea
Arsema did everything she could think of to get her husband to fight and overcome his alcohol addiction.
His drinking was causing emotional and social problems and was undermining the family’s well-being. Writing to tell her story to the TWR staff, Arsema (not her real name) said she had tried often to get him to stop or even simply to reduce his drinking. But nothing worked.
“Thus, as a final solution, I decided to divorce, to lead my own life,” she wrote.
TWR Country Focus: Iraq
In her culture, Jesus is known by a different name and not by the full story revealed in the Bible. But that didn’t prevent this Iraqi woman from calling on him when adversity slammed into her life.
"I was trying to understand the words I just heard about Isa – or as you call him, Jesus. It’s the first time I heard such words about him.
"I’m [from a different religious background], but I always felt that Christ is special to me. I even sometimes sneaked into a church and prayed for me and my family..
TWR Country Focus: Indonesia
Bali, an island rich in culture, is a place where its people follow their religious ceremonies with high enthusiasm. Many believe in occult teachings, which use rituals to release the spirit from the body into the sky to meet the gods.
Yati, a 36-year-old woman, was deeply steeped in the occult. She would have many mystical rituals performed on her. One curse remained, however: Every baby she gave birth to died. Everyone in her village believed that it was not a physical condition but an attack by an evil spirit.
TWR Country Focus: Colombia
A global radio audience requires programming that meets a wide range of spiritual needs – from the person who’s never heard of Jesus to the serious skeptic to the new believer and the church leader.
TWR has never subscribed to the mile-wide-but-inch-deep model of Christian broadcasting. We speak hope to people in many walks of life, and we make a special effort to provide substantive teaching about the whole Word of God. This response from a listener in Colombia indicates we’re on the right track.
TWR Country Focus: Croatia
It never fails to amaze and warm the hearts of TWR staff members to hear from listeners who have shared much of their lives with our radio ministry. On a personal basis, many of these brothers and sisters know the six decades of TWR history better than we do!
This message comes from one of those longtime listeners in Croatia – a woman who remembers tuning in to the broadcasts of Josip Horak during the Cold War. Those programmes of Horak, a professor, economist and pastor in Yugoslavia, were broadcast from the TWR station in Monaco.