Bringing joy to Europe

Monday, October 8, 2018
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Bill Bumpas (OneNewsNow.com)

radio studio microphoneA Christian radio ministry in Romania is seeing opportunities for expansion in the former communist country.

Joy FM Romania has been on the air for nearly four years in the city of Arad. Dave Jolly, Europe Eurasia project director for Reach Beyond, says they could not get a frequency for a Christian radio station, so they are licensed as a general station.

"We've had to adjust our focus and our format, so … we are trying to use it more as a platform for inviting people in to hearing more about spiritual truth," Jolly reports.

Jolly

Though still a young station trying to establish an audience, Joy FM has been able to establish credibility in the community.

"Phase two of that process is actually talking to people – listeners – and disciplining them, mentoring them, and getting them plugged into a local assembly," the project director explains.

Joy FM Romania has also expanded into neighboring Moldova, with signals covering 80 percent of the country's population. And now, as the ministry attempts to seize the latest opportunity to expand into the city of Lugoj, the main challenge is securing funding for the projects.

"Some great opportunities [are] ahead, and whenever there's a challenge ahead, we get to see God do some great things. So we're excited to see what He has in store for us next and see how He provides," Jolly says.

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