A 200,000-watt transmitter in the middle of Asia! Are you crazy? Not at all! Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, there have been many doors opened for ministries to work in Central Asia. Recently, many governments in that region have tightened the regulations and added new restrictions for churches and their activities. In these countries, Islam is the predominant religion people adhere to. Because of this, Christians in this region often face oppression from community and family. For many believers, one of the only ways to receive biblical teaching is through radio programs. This is especially true for believers living in rural areas.
Only a tiny fraction of India’s 1.1 billion people are evangelical Christians. But millions are hearing the gospel of Jesus Christ in 16 of their own languages through programs produced by local believers and aired daily on shortwave and weekly on local FM radio. Christ-followers in India with a passion to reach their own people with the Good News have been trained to produce radio programs that will touch the hearts of those searching for hope and meaning in life and draw them to know Him. In one radio series, portions of the New Testament are read and the listener is asked, “Would you like