The Tide® ministry Director Don Shenk: Many around the world don’t have the basic luxuries Americans do, but ‘thanks to our radio broadcasts in their own native languages, they are able to hear the Good News’
November 21, 2022
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — During this Thanksgiving season, many people are taking the time to give thanks for things they are grateful for. Many list items, events, or even individuals they are thankful for. For The Tide® (www.thetide.org) ministry, a global missional outreach ministry that shares the Gospel daily through radio broadcasts in over 20 different languages on three continents, Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful for the privilege of the daily comforts here in America.
“Americans are incredibly blessed,” The Tide® (www.thetide.org) ministry director Don Shenk commented. “Other places in the world are not afforded the luxuries that many of us so easily take for granted. So many people around the world struggle to find food, water, or shelter — the things that we in America don’t think twice about. Many of the places that The Tide® ministry broadcasts reach don’t have access to some of the basic amenities we have here, but thanks to our radio broadcasts in their own native languages, they are able to hear the Good News and know that Christ loves them enough to die for them.”
Listeners all around the world have written to The Tide® ministry to express their thanks for the ability to hear the Gospel in their own language:
“I’m thankful for the spiritual food. I want to follow the footsteps of Jesus Christ. My life is hard, but I will trust in God to protect me all the days.”
“Thank you for the revival. Peace be with you. I crave for His word. I want to join your bible study.”
“Thank you for the Word of God. I was in dire straits, but now I am encouraged.”
“This radio station has become like a special friend to me. I listen because it fills my heart with joy and peace and I find a lot of wisdom for my daily life. I come from a traditional Muslim family but I have never been interested in religion. Thank you for sharing so much wisdom and peace to weary hearts.”
“While listening to the program, I felt like I had a revelation and in my heart I understood the meaning of ABBA, my Father. Since then, I felt a shift in my spiritual life and for the first time I understood joy beyond human logic. Thank you for these powerful programs.”
To read more from The Tide® ministry about the amenities in America compared to the rest of the world, see The Tide® ministry’s latest OPED in The Christian Post.
After over 75 years of Gospel radio broadcasting, The Tide® ministry and its partners will focus on the core foundationsof “The Tide Diamond Vision” for the next seven decades:
- Amplify – The Tide® ministry will increase ministry initiatives so that more people can experience God’s grace.
- Magnify – The Tide® ministry will work to grow its support base to an expanded demographic.
- Solidify – The Tide® ministry will develop and supply more resources to help new believers to grow in their faith and live in right relationship with God.
- Verify – The Tide® ministry will measure the effectiveness of its activities to both manage them well and to demonstrate the efficient stewardship of resources.
- Glorify – The Tide® ministry will strive to ensure that all it does to achieve its vision will bring glory to God.
For more information about The Tide® ministry broadcast projects, history, radio programs around the world, special year-long campaigns, the weekly Global Update radio features or other news, visit its website at www.thetide.org or its Facebook page.