Central Asians are searching for answers. They are frequently watching our popular programs. Our high quality programs address issues such as bride kidnapping, alcohol and drug addiction, prostitution, social pressure and domestic violence. Church leaders play an important part in identifying the needs within their society.
Kidnapping a girl and raping her and forcing her to marry you. That is a widespread tradition in Central Asia for many men. It causes fear and bonding problems by the women. “Our family has been tied down to certain patterns which are formed by the traditions in our country. Regularly these can become a burden, especially for my daughter in law,” explains Ekatarina (55-years old). Read more
Impact and future plans
In total we received 111,367 responses from viewers of our TV programs and websites. That is a threefold increase in comparison with the year before. We had nearly 8 million views via our three YouTube channels. We will add one counselor to the counseling team and one in a new country where we broadcast our programs. The number of responses is increasing. The follow-up will be professional with programs for discipleship, as well as the productions for social media. We plan to produce 16 new drama series and to generate the dubbing of 12 existing programs in other regional languages.
Our partner works in dangerous areas, where his family was threatened by Muslims. Pray for the Lord’s protection for his family and w