Christmas (and beyond) Radio Projects


Christmas is a season of giving and I’ve recently been a part of some significant radio projects which I feel are worthy of your support.

1.  Angel Tree – Started by Chuck Colson and Prison Fellowship, Angel Tree is designed to give gifts at Christmas to the children whose parent(s) are in prison. The gifts are given in the name of the parent so that the child makes the connection with his or her parent. This year, as in the past 2 years, I hosted the syndicated ANGEL TREE RADIO SPECIAL with Prison Fellowship CEO Jim Liske.  But in addition to the Angel Tree radio program, I invited Jim to join me on FIRST PERSON so that we could tell his personal story as well as tell the Angel Tree story of love and spiritual connections made possible by your gifts. You’ll be able to hear Jim on FIRST PERSON on Dec. 14, 2013 and afterwards in the audio archive at  If you’d like to give to Angel Tree, please click here.

2. Gift Of Hope – My friends at Russian Ministries have conducted Gift Of Hope/Project Hope for several years.  Samaritan’s Purse is unable legally to conduct their Christmas Elmira-giving-to-Ilina-who-came-first-time-in-the-church-in-Vladikavkaz-NC-240x300gift program in the countries of the former Soviet Union, but by supplying the funds to the local churches, Russian Ministries can equip local believers to provide boxes of gifts and a children’s Bible or Christian material to orphans and other needy children. I featured Project Hope through an interview with Greg Yoder and his daughter, Anatasia, on a recent FIRST PERSON program which you can listen to here.  Learn more and give your gift at this website.


3. The Word to the Muslim World – Beyond Christmas, we are wrapping up production of a radio special in association with Open Doors USA to raise money for the printing and1616471074.custom distribution of Bibles in predominantly Muslim countries where the church is often persecuted. The phenomena of Muslims seeking Christ continues around the world and we want to provide them with copies of God’s Word. Be listening for this radio special coming to a station near you soon in 2014.

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