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Steve Shantz is a long-time missionary of TWR Canada and currently serves as TWR’s Vice President for Latin America and the Caribbean. He recently shared the following with us about the impact of satellite radio in Bolivia.
TWR Canada sponsored the first-year licensing costs to lease time on the satellite. Prior to that, RTM Bolivia...
This week, we have the privilege of hearing from the Penner family, who have been serving with RTM (TWR in Spanish) Bolivia since 2015. The main office for RTM Bolivia is in the capital of Santa Cruz. An hour outside of that city, the Penners live near the property where the main...
For months, RTM Venezuela’s (TWR’s) director, Gabriel Fernandez, lugged two cans of gasoline up nine flights of stairs in the darkness every other day. You may have heard this story originally featured here . In March 2018, a power transformer failed, and there was no more electricity or running water in RTM Venezuela’s offices...
One of the key roles of a leader is to plan for the day when they move on and are no longer in their position. In fact, it has been suggested that a leader who does not have a successor at the end of their career has failed. I kept this in mind when I was given the assignment of leading TWR’s Latin America and Caribbean ministry, and I immediately began to look at the staff working in this region to see if there was anyone who could one day move into a leadership position.
TWR Canada has now partnered with the Toronto-based Bible Stories Alive, the publishing division of A Visit With Mrs G Ministries, to translate the children's Bible stories into Mandarin, Arabic, Farsi, Swahili, and Spanish.
Steve Shantz has worked with TWR since 1982 and now serves as the international vice president for Latin America and the Caribbean overseeing the Hispanic Ministries team and the team on Bonaire. Barbara works as global development liason.SaveSaveSave
Lying on the floor, blood spilling from a leg wound, the Colombian drug lord was without his usual contingent of forty or more bodyguards. “A small radio was in the room, so I turned it on and found a Christian radio station."Save