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WMIT/Asheville (The Light FM) welcomed 250 women to the first-ever live recording experience of the Girl Talk podcast.  The night kicked off with worship from the Discovery Church Worship Team and moved to the live podcast recording. WMIT’s Carol Davis, Tricia Kelly Lancor, and Alicia Murray—hosts of Girl Talk— spent time focusing on the topic of forgiveness. Guests were invited to interact with the podcast hosts following this discussion, asking questions about the podcast, discussing forgiveness, and voicing prayer requests.
Davis, The Light FM morning show host and host of the Girl Talk podcast, wrapped up the night by delivering a powerful devotion about forgiveness. Over 200 women responded by following the invitation to come forward and pray over any issue of forgiveness they were facing.

“Joyful Sounds” broadcast celebrates 37 years on the air. The first broadcast in 1982.

Christian Family Radio/Bowling Green held their Raise A Hallelujah: Fall Pledge Drive. The goal was to get 400 of the remaining 2,500 broadcasting hours funded. Listeners met and exceeded that goal with 554 hours funded.  CFR’s Derek Gregory says, “We’re in awe of the faithfulness of God and the generous hearts of our listeners to continue this media ministry.”

Established in 1986, Christian Family Radio is WCVK/Bowling Green, KY and simulcasts on WJVK/Owensboro, KY and WZVK/Glasgow, KY.

Lake Area Educ Broadcasting President Jim McDermott checks in with HisAir. Jim says ,”Spirit FM, Camdenton, MO recently celebrated 34 years on-the-air with flagship station, KCVO.” 

In Thailand Chiang Yung-hsin was indicted and convicted on charges of setting up a Christian radio station without a permit. The station is Sound of Hope (SOH), a San Francisco-based radio network that was founded by Falun Gong, a religious movement banned in China, according to court documents. “The court sentenced him to 8 months in jail but suspended the penalty for two years and fined him 60,000 baht ($2,000),” Chiang’s lawyer, Tawat Wipanguean, told BenarNews. Thailand strictly controls radio and TV stations as well as prohibiting broadcasts in foreign languages, except for pre-approved items, to neighboring countries, according to broadcast experts.

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