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Speaking Hope eUpdates

Each Wednesday, TWR Canada provides a brief update on a project or ministry from around the world.  Learn about many different aspects of our global ministry, and be encouraged by stories of lives that have been transformed by the power of the gospel.

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  • Our Home Brings Hope and Healing

    February 3, 2021 The TWR Canada Team
    Filed Under:
    Cuba, Biblical Counselling

    For a short time starting in mid-October, the country of Cuba began to open up again from the COVID-19 lockdown. Public transportation and the postal service resumed, allowing the team in Cuba to begin receiving listener letters again. Unfortunately, in recent days the situation has worsened, and many restrictions are back in place. But the team...

  • Finding a Home in God's Family

    May 27, 2020 by the TWR Canada Team
    Filed Under:
    Cuba, Discipleship, Evangelism

    Since 2009, TWR Canada has been working with RTM Cuba to further spread the good news of Jesus Christ across their country. The internet in Cuba is hard to access and is expensive and slow. Therefore, an outside media source such as TWR is effective in reaching the country with the gospel.

    Every evening from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Shine 800 AM...

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    One 9-Year-Old Boy: Lives Changed in Cuba

    September 24, 2019 By the TWR Canada Team
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    It’s not every day that we hear stories like Arnaldo’s, but when we do, we love to share them with you!

    Rev. Doug Springer lives in London, ON and is the founder of a ministry called Christian Mission Resource Centre . This organization comes along-side churches and pastors and helps them in a variety of ways. Pastor Arnaldo is one...

  • A Community Coming Together

    March 26, 2019 By the TWR Canada Ministry Team
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    On January 27 of this year, a tornado whipped through the streets of Havana, Cuba, leaving six dead and more than 190 injured. Alberto Gonzalez, the director of RTM Cuba, shared with us the aftermath of this natural disaster. 

    “Sadly, as it is known, a powerful tornado affected the zone of our home office. Although the building and...
  • Celebrating God's Faithfulness

    January 29, 2019 By the TWR Canada Team
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    One year ago, TWR upgraded the power of our radio transmitter on the island of Bonaire from 100 kW to 450 kW. We are so excited about this project because it enables a clear signal across the island of Cuba to areas that previously couldn't hear gospel radio programming. In addition, the transmitter reaches much of the Caribbean and parts...
  • Days of Opportunity

    October 16, 2018 By the TWR Canada Team
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    Steve Shantz, TWR International VP Latin America and the Caribbean, is a Canadian with a heart for Latin America! He travels extensively in this region and sees first-hand the impact that mass media has there. And he is especially excited about the opportunities that are available at this time in history.
    Steve will be with our TWR Canada...
  • Resting in God’s Timing in Cuba

    May 8, 2018 By the TWR Canada Team
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    For several years, TWR Canada had been working with RTM (TWR) Cuba director Alberto Gonzalez on the development of new radio programs. The desire was to create programs based on needs identified in listener letters. But things kept falling through. A technician joined the team and began creating programs, but then lost interest. Alberto found a...

  • Christ Shines Light in the Darkness

    March 28, 2018 By the TWR Canada Team
    Filed Under:
    China, Cuba, Testimonies

    “The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.” John 1:5 (ESV)

    At Easter, we celebrate the resurrection of Christ and the power of his redemption. When he died and rose again, the powers of darkness were overcome, and eternal life became available for all of us. Hallelujah! What an occasion to celebrate!


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    Bonaire: Power Upgrade

    Bonaire: Power Upgrade January 30, 2018 by the TWR Canada team
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    Watch live as our transmitter on Bonaire becomes the most powerful in the Western Hemisphere, speaking the hope of Christ to even more people.
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    SPECIAL UPDATE: TWR Ministry in Cuba and Irma’s Aftermath

    September 15, 2017 by the TWR Canada team
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    Thank you to those who have been praying for those affected by Hurricane Irma over the last couple of weeks. We’ve been spending the week trying to reach Alberto, our station director in Cuba. Last night (September 14, 2017), he sent word that he and his family are safe.