I’ve just returned from the most amazing experience of my life in the front lines of evangelism!
As many of you know, five years ago, AWR launched a new radio station on the island of Mindoro, Philippines. Our plan was to cover the whole island with the full, no-holds-barred Adventist message.
We felt a miracle was taking place when village after village began calling the station to request baptism—they wanted to become Seventh-day Adventists! Massive baptisms followed as thousands gave their lives to Jesus.
We were overjoyed and thought our job was done on that island. But unbeknownst to us, there were communist assassin rebel groups deep in the mountains listening to the programs! For 50 years they had been waging war against the government to overthrow the current system. Then one day, two years ago, the top rebel leaders contacted our station. They, too, had been listening and wanted to give their hearts to Jesus.
The rest is history, and just two weeks ago, we flew to Mindoro to witness their baptism. Hundreds of rebels—including the top generals—gave their lives to Jesus. But that’s not all, because in that baptismal group were several military leaders who have been working with us to reintegrate the rebels into society. They listened to the messages, witnessed the transformations and were moved to also take a stand!
Here is a short video filmed on location, where I share the joy we all felt during this incredible celebration. It’s the greatest calling to lead others to Jesus—and I love it when He uses Adventist World Radio to do it!
Yours in the Blessed Hope,
If you attended the General Conference Session in St. Louis earlier this month, or watched it on [...]
This past weekend, I had the privilege of spending time with our Adventist World Radio Ambassador [...]
Every time we think we’ve reached the end of the incredible miracles in Mindoro, we’re blown [...]
It was dark as we bounced and bumped along the potholed road to an out-of-the-way lodge near Livi [...]
There are experiences in life that touch us to the core, and the ongoing saga of the former rebel [...]
There are prayers that God always delights in answering. One is the prayer for the salvation of o [...]
This Sabbath, most of the world celebrates Christmas, “the happiest time of the year.” An [...]
Happy Thanksgiving from your Adventist World Radio family! This week, we’re giving thanks f [...]
One day many years ago, while missionaries in the Congo, we were on our way to the airport when w [...]
“In the last days, God says, I will pour out my Spirit on all people.” (Acts 2:17)
One of my favorite authors once said, “If you talk darkness, you will have plenty of darkness, [...]
This is a Good News Episode! There’s so much bad news out there that sometimes we fail to see w [...]
Do you remember where you were the first time you heard the prophecy of Daniel 2 and understood y [...]
When Isaiah heard the voice of God say, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” he immed [...]
Whether or not you attended Union College, you’ll be inspired by this video in which the Advent [...]
In Acts 2:36-38, Peter explains to the gathered crowd that the very Jesus they just crucified is [...]
In the early 1860s, there was a gold-prospecting camp near Sacramento called Roaring Camp. It was [...]
I don’t know about you, but there are times when going forward is difficult—even downright sc [...]
If you’re watching the news, you know of the worldwide coronavirus devastation, the civil unres [...]
With more than 1,000 radio stations in 130 different languages, Adventist World Radio is reaching [...]
Join us as AWR President Duane McKey presents at the 2020 ASI chapter convention.[...]
Times are changing so rapidly. It feels like it was only yesterday that cell phones became smart [...]
You only have to turn on the news lately to see the most heart-wrenching scenes of suffering and [...]
In these trying times, President Duane McKey has a message of hope for you![...]
Do you remember where you were 50 years ago? Perhaps not even born yet, but it was in 1971 when A [...]
Bob was an intrepid mountain logger, fearless and daring—a real man’s man. He had no use for [...]
There is a story that has been passed down in my family through the years that is very precious t [...]
When Jesus spoke to his disciples about end-time events, He mentioned a sign that can’t be over [...]
Not long ago, someone asked me, “What difference does it make which day I worship God? After al [...]