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Celebrating 10 Years Together

We love to explore and this weekend we had the opportunity to discover new places in the department (state) of Caaguazu, Paraguay. We were invited to participate in the 10th anniversary program of our sister radio station, Mensajero (The Messenger) 100.9 FM in Tres Palmas, Caaguazu. It was a five hour drive; the last hour we were eating dust constantly and dodging enormous potholes on the 40 km dirt road stretch. There were so many turns and no signs, so we had to stop and ask directions nine times!

This rural colony, along with Bergthal, and Sommerfeld, were founded by Mennonite farmers. There are approximately 28,000 Mennonites living in Paraguay today. This radio is managed by the EMC (Evangelical Mennonite Convention). Here is a picture of Norberto in front of the station. The celebration was a testament to God's guidance and provision for this outreach ministry. We were so honored to be special guests and we are grateful that the hope of Jesus Christ is broadcasted in almost every region of the country.You can see here where the ACCP (Association of Christian Communicators in Paraguay) radio stations are located. We are the green star and Mensajero is the red one.

We look forward to the second concert in our series this Friday in celebration of our 10th anniversary year. We thank God that He has allowed us and Mensajero to make it to this landmark. Directing a Christian station is very strenuous work and there are many obstacles to overcome. Thank you for praying for Radio Alternativa and the other Christian radio stations in Paraguay!

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