HCJB


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HCJBHeralding Christ Jesus Blessings (international shortwave radio station)
HCJBHoy Cristo Jesús Bendice (Spanish, global healthcare and communications mission)
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He started a new organization, HCJB, using the new method of radio.
Many years later Jones recalled, "From then on it was pretty much a question of our securing our own funds through deputational work and contacting friends." (37) Though Rader's ministry was not able to underwrite Jones's new mission completely, Jones depended almost entirely on the Rader network in his deputational work, and Rader remained his most important friend during the beginning days of HCJB Radio.
HCJB director, Andrew Steele, said: "Sheila told me that their first task upon arrival was to relieve the existing medical staff at a hospital and to help establish some order.
The current paper seeks to address the dearth of historical scholarship on global Christian media through a close examination of the activities of Station HCJB in Quito, Ecuador during the decade of the 1950s--a key transitional period in the conversion of Latin America to conservative Protestantism.
Missionaries affiliated with HCJB's Radio Circle adopted two principal strategies to legitimize evangelical discourse in Catholic Ecuador during the 1950s: the use of pretuned radios and the development of personalized contacts with listeners.
Aquaviva, sobre a Missao aos Potiguares do Rio Grande, deste Colegio de Pernambuco e 17 de Janeiro de 1600," HCJB, 5: 505.
(25) "Carta de Pero Rodrigues, 1599," HCJB, 1: 517.
HCJB's Japanese service was launched in 1964 for the benefit of Japanese immigrants to South America, and the station started broadcasting to Japan the following year.
Kazuo Ozaki of HCJB's Japanese section says the role of shortwave has decreased.
HCJB used this as a springboard to spread their message to the farthest corners.
In 1985, HCJB, Trans World Radio, Far East Broadcasting Company, and Sudan Interior Mission International joined forces and pooled resources for what they call "World by 2000." They aim to have broadcasts in every language of more than a million speakers by the year 2000.
As early as 1945, missionary broadcasters such as Clarence Jones of Station HCJB in Ecuador had attempted to address the "receiver problem" in the developing world by mass producing a single radio receiver for use worldwide.