The Gospel Station’s Spring Fund Drive Kicks Off with New Features

The Gospel Station’s

ANNUAL FUND DRIVE BEGINS!
Help us raise funds to sustain this ministry

GOSPEL MUSIC – MISSIONS – MEDIA

Official Fund Drive Page
now featuring Text-to-Give!

Thank you for supporting us on a monthly basis.

 

Our fund drive will be the entire month of April
8am-6pm Central Time
Monday – Saturday each week.

 

CELEBRATE 15 YEARS

We invite all of our listeners and those who have benefited from our ministry in the last 15 years to show their support by becoming Gospel Station members who contribute each month.

 

MUSIC MEDIA MISSIONS

We bring the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the world in every way we can. With your support, we can continue what was started, and grow in our effectiveness to reach more souls.

 

WAYS TO GIVE

This year we have 2 new ways to donate — on our Gospel Station mobile app (free download), and Text-To-Give!

TEXT TO GIVE Give an easy $10
Conveniently charged to your cell phone bill.

text GOSPEL to 80888Write a text message: GOSPEL
Send to 80888
When you get a text asking you to confirm your donation, reply according to the message (it will ask you to reply with the word YES or by typing your BILLING ZIP CODE)

 

MOBILE PLEDGING
Use your Credit or Debit Card to donate on a mobile device

On our Mobile App, tap the DONATE icon to access our secure donation page.  Give a one-time gift, or become a monthly member by check-marking YES at the bottom of the form.

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PLEDGE BY CALLING IN

OPERATORS ARE AVAILABLE
8:00AM – 6:00PM Central Time, Monday to Saturday
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Call toll-free ………… 1.800.557.8815
Outside the USA, 1+ 580.332.0902

You can pledge using your credit/ debit card, or give us your address and we’ll send you an envelope for you to mail your pledge.  Make checks payable to The Gospel Station. In the memo section, write any specific outreach you’d like your donation to support.

 

DONATE USING OUR SECURE WEBSITE

Click here to donate

 

MAIL IN YOUR SUPPORT

THE GOSPEL STATION – FUND DRIVE
P O BOX 1343
ADA, OK   74821
USA

Please include what station you listen to
and your name, address, phone number and email address

You will receive a receipt for your tax-deductible donation.

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Message from Gospel Station Founder and President,
Randall Christy:

Would you agree that time is short and we must do all we can to reach the world with the true Gospel of Jesus Christ?

We at The Gospel Station Network feel so blessed to be a part of a growing ministry truly having a global impact, reaching millions with the message that Jesus saves, heals, delivers and is still the true Hope for mankind.

Join us all this month as we celebrate what the Lord is doing… and as we raise the funds to accomplish what the Lord has given us to do in these last days!

 

CELEBRATE with us these areas of PROGRESS:
OUR RADIO NETWORK has expanded from 1 to 21 stations in just 15 years.

MOBILE APPS Since last year, the downloads of our mobile apps INCREASED from 17,000 people… to 162,000 and growing! It’s awesome that so many people are listening on our iPhone and Android mobile apps.

INTERNET STREAM Thousands listening daily on the internet all over the world!

ORPHANS 15 homes have been built for widows and orphans in Burundi Africa. And many orphans are being fed daily — in Mexico, Malawai and Kenya!

RODEO ARENA/ YOUTH CAMP PRCA Rodeo (June), Summer Youth Rodeo Camp (July), and Cowboy Church in Union Valley OK at the legendary 3Crosses/KEN LANCE Arena

MUSIC and MINISTRY Huge Gospel Concerts, Revivals, and Nation-wide Gospel Talent Contests! This year, we will feature more groups than ever before! We believe in supporting Gospel artists to bring their gifts to audiences who can hear their message in-person. Those who win our talent contests get recording time, prize money, a trophy and exposure through The Gospel Station. This June, we will host the “Grand Finals” of all our previous talent contest winners.

MINISTRY PARTNERSHIPS We expanded our partnership in 2012 to manage The Great Passion Play in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Our World Mission Team now includes orphanages operated by the Malawi Orphan Ministry, and the Nzgodzi Baptist Church who are digging wells and planting food to sustain the lives of hundreds of children.

ADDITIONS to our FAMILY and FRIENDS The Freemans, DINO, and Gordon Mote have all joined our Family and Friends and we let our audience know about THEIR ministry as they let their audiences know about The Gospel Station.

MOST OF ALL: 336,000+ professions of faith in Jesus Christ in the last 6 years through the WORLD MISSION TEAM!

AWARDS – GROWING AWARENESS!

The Gospel Station radio network received
The PEOPLE’s CHOICE AWARD again at
the National Religious Broadcasters’ convention
for the 6th time!

Christian Netcast, who streams our radio station with listeners worldwide, told us that this year,

    • The Gospel Station was #1 in votes out of more than 2,000 stations of all types of Christian formats that Christian Netcast streams!
    • We have the largest listener retention rate of all of Christian Netcast’s 2,000 stations
    • We received 61% of ALL the votes for their People’s Choice Awards


THE GREAT PASSION PLAY
Since 2012, when The Great Passion Play was closed and nearing foreclosure, The Gospel Station Network, our listeners and volunteers have been working hard to save it, and… it’s working! Their “Holy Land tour” on the grounds is better than ever, the 70-ft. Christ of the Ozarks statue is being restored, the huge outdoor set for the play has been renovated, and many more improvements have been made all over the grounds! More people are coming to visit, and lives are being touched with the good news of Jesus!

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Our Fund Drive is to renew the commitments of our current supporters and to bring new people in as monthly supporters to help us achieve the many goals we have before us.

THE GOSPEL STATION’S GOALS

1. Raise $250,000 in total — to reach millions more with the Gospel.

2. 100 new Monthly Individual Supporters (The VISION TEAM)

3. 20 new Monthly Church Supporters

4. 20 new Monthly Business Supporters

5. Become Debt-Free


Friends, thank you for your involvement
as we celebrate the expansion of The Gospel through this ministry.

Now’s the time to get on board…
increase your donation…
or become a
Monthly Member of The Vision Team.

Expand your reach by being heard on The Gospel Station
as a Ministry/ Church Supporter
or Business Supporter.


 

Thank you for planting YOUR seed in this growing ministry.


Tune into the Fund Drive and hear our updates,
special guests, prize drawings and more!

Click to download our free app for Apple and Android devices

GOAL:  250,000 by April 30

Please share with everyone.  Let’s support Gospel radio.

www.thegospelstation.com

Donation Form to Print and Send with Your Information

Donation Form 2014

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The Gospel Station launches their NEW FREE APPS – updated


The Gospel Station has launched an update of their
FREE App for Apple and Android devices.

Listen in the background, donate, set an alarm, record a message for The Gospel Station, email us, call us, see our website and Facebook.

Over 70,000 downloads have been made already.

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The Gospel Station Network
http://www.thegospelstation.com

EMAIL:   email@thegospelstation.com

1.800.557.8815  (outside USA 1+580.332.0902) Central Time

POST OFFICE BOX 1343
ADA  OKLAHOMA  74821

Links to all online streams:  http://www.thegospelstation.com/dyn/showpage.php?id=13

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Many Great CHRISTMAS Music and Narrative Events!


THE 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS
Continual Christmas Music… that celebrates the life of JESUS!

Hear it all day on The Gospel Station during the 12 days of Christmas

from December 14 – December 25

Listen online, or download our new APP and take our music with you on any mobile device.
http://www.thegospelstation.com/dyn/showpage.php?id=13

Tune in for our NEW RADIO SHOW with
Lee Marcus and Greg Hutchins called LEE’s HOUSE.

This week’s special guest interview… our ministry friends,

THE FREEMANS
SUN DEC 15 from 1:00 – 2:00 pm
MON DEC 16 from 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Central Daylight Time

Let us know what you think of our new show.

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The Great Passion Play

Live Nativity, NARRATIVE PLAY at 6:30 and 7:30… witness Mary and Joseph arriving on a donkey… see the angels announcing the birth… go inside and enjoy the singing of the carols, and looking at the hand made nativity sets from all over the world. Drive through a beautiful Christmas display of lights celebrating Jesus… and enjoy some hot cocoa, and cinnamon rolls baked on site.

This Christmas… enjoy the power of the Gospel Story in song and in drama!

CHRISTMAS at THE GREAT PASSION PLAY
Eureka Springs, Arkansas

The live Nativity performances (6:30pm and 7:30pm ) and the Christmas singing celebration in the Great Hall will resume Friday and Saturday, DEC 13 and 14 from 6:00pm to 8:30pm and next weekend December 20 and 21.

The beautiful drive-through ~light displays~ will be open Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights (weather permitting).

Many local churches and businesses have come together to celebrate the Light of the World! We hope you can join us to see the outdoor set beautifully lit up, marvel at native materials used to make Nativity sets from all over the world, and take in the Live Nativity play!

DOWNLOAD THE CHRISTMAS BROCHURE: http://www.greatpassionplay.org/uploads/1/5/6/5/15651412/christmas_program_2013.pdf

WEBSITE: http://www.greatpassionplay.org/christmas.html

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CONCERTS – where to enjoy Gospel Music and Christmas Shows!


O.U.G.M.A. CONCERT SCHEDULE
Oklahoma United Gospel Music Assoc.

CALL BEFORE TRAVELING LONG DISTANCES 
Sometimes events get changed/cancelled without notice.

Click here to see December’s Concerts http://tinyurl.com/oq63pbp

12/13 @ 6 pm Gaskill Family Bluegrass Through the Ages Book Store
8787 N Owasso Expressway Owasso Ok 405 227 6918

12/13 @ 7 pm The Ambassadors–Private Program- Christmas Banquet
First Baptist Church 100 W Albany,
Broken Arrow Okla 918 827 6566

12/14 @ 11am & 3pm Watchmen of Texas
Bethel Assembly of God, 3305 South Padre Island Dr.
Corpus Christi Tx 361 364 1819

12/14 @ 7 pm The Ambassadors–Private Porgram- Christmas Banquet
Cimmarron Worship Center 304 N Main,
Perkins Okla 918 827 6566

12/15 @ 4 pm Randy & Gigi Burgess
First Baptist Church,
Branch, Tx 469 450 5219

12/15 @ 6 pm Delivered 24/7
First Assembly of God Church
Tecumseh Ok 405 872 7272

12/15 @ 6 pm Forgiven QT
Custer City Christian Church, 625 Orchard St,
Custer City Ok 580 593 2550

12/15 @ 6 pm The Williamsons
First Church of the Nazarene
Tishomingo OK 405 380 2761

12/15 @ 6:55pm Back Porch Gospel
First Freewill Baptist Church, 102 Spoke St,
Wagoner Ok 918 387 4232

12/17 @ 12: 30pm Gigi Burgess Solo Ministries Christmas Concert with Special Guest Santa and the Grinch
Mercer house Church Service 5701 Dexhan Road
Rowlett TX 972 369 2085

12/18 @ 10: 30am Gigi Burgess Solo Ministries Christmas Concert with Specail Guest Santa and the Grinch
Garnett Hill
Wylie TX 972 369 2085

12/20 @ 7 pm The Williamsons Christmas Show
The Great Passion Play
Eureka Springs ARK 405 380 2761

12/21 @ 12 & 5pm The Williamsons Christmas Show
Glenpool Conference Center
Glenpool Ok 405 380 2761  [this has possibly been cancelled]

12/21 @ 2:30pm Afternoon of Gospel Music
Warr Acres Nursing Center 6501 N MacArthur
Oklahoma City OK 405 537 1820

12/21 @ 6: 30pm Gaskill Family
Bluegrass Clinton Jamboree  I-40 at Custer City Exit
Clinton OK 580 331 8377

12/22 @ 2 pm Randy & Gigi Burgess
Mercer House Church Service- 5701 Dexhan Road
Rowlett TX 972 369 2085

12/31 @ 7 pm His Call Quartet
Victory Baptist church 501 N Lincoln
Cabot ARK 214 926 8459

12/31 @ 7 pm New Years Eve Gospel Music Concert
Talent: Masters Touch your host Group, Weston & Christy Henson, The Williamsons, Sunday Drive,The Halls, The Psalms Trio, The Johnsons, The Cornerstones, The Kingdom Messingers snd Many More
Food & Drink, Door Prizes, Free Admission, Love offering will be received
Portland Ave Pentecostal Holiness Church—3636 S W 39th St, Corner 39th & Portland Ave.
Oklahoma City OK 205 712 1567

12/31  @ 9 pm The Crusaders–New Years Eve—– Concert and Prayer Service
Four Square Church 2109 Thomas Road,
Benton ARK 870 904 3118

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WHERE OUR FRIENDS WILL BE…

KEVIN SPENCER
www.kevinspencermusic.com

December 13 – 7:00 pm
Old Mission Church – FT. Gibson, OK

December 14 – 6:00 pm
Eastwood Assembly of God – Stigler, OK

December 15 – 11:00 am
Christian Worship Center – Stillwell, OK

December 28 – 7:00 pm
Whosoever Will Church – Edinburgh, IN

December 31 – 7:00 pm
Calvary Baptist Church – Grafton, WV


THE FREEMANS
http://www.rivergatetalent.com/Freemans_Schedule.aspx#Schedule

12/15   First Church of Jesus Christ – McMinnville TN 10am
12/15   Lighthouse Pentecostal Church – Murfreesboro TN 6pm
12/28   Kettering Church – Kettering OH 7pm
12/29   Hope Baptist Church – Indianapolis IN 10:30am & 6pm
12/31   Mt Calvary Evangelistic Center – Indianapolis IN 7pm
1/05/2014   First Baptist Church – Trussville AL 1:30pm

 

CHRIS HESTER
www.chrishester.com

NEW RADIO RELEASE FOR 2014: “MIRACLE IN REACH” written by Gerald Crabb!

“I just got a message saying that the  new album “REACH” has had record downloads since it hit on iTunes and various other download sites. This was ONLY made possible because of you and your friends who downloaded
the album. I just wanted to write you and say Thanks for supporting my ministry. Without YOU, what I do would not be as effective. Thank you Thank You Thank YOU!!  I am full time in music ministry now and appreciate all your prayers for the many miles I travel.”  – Chris

 

THE WILLIAMSONS
www.williamsonsmusic.com

They have welcomed Kurt Rice, formerly of The Anchormen, as their new tenor. These are their upcoming dates. Don’t miss their great CHRISTMAS SHOWS!

Fri, Dec. 13,   Assembly of God, Dustin, OK, 7 pm
Sat, Dec. 14,   Tulledega Hills Baptist, Henryetta, OK, 7 pm
Sun, Dec. 15,   First Nazarene, Tishomingo, OK, 6 pm
Mon, Dec. 16,   First Nazarene, Del City, OK, 7 pm (OUGMA Concert/Christmas show)
Tues, Dec. 17,   Heritage Village, Holdenville, OK, 1:30 pm
Fri, Dec. 20,   The Passion Play Park, Eureka Springs, AR at 7 pm
Sun, Dec. 22,   First Nazarene, Okmulgee, OK, 10:30 a.m.
Sun, Dec. 22,   First Assembly of God, Okemah, OK, 6 pm
Mon, Dec. 23,   Rainbow Terrace, Weleetka, OK, 10 am
Sun, Dec. 29,   Union Valley Baptist Church, Union Valley OK – 11am & 6pm.
Tue, Dec. 31,   Portland Ave. Pentecostal Holiness, Okla. City, OK at 7 p.m.

Jan 2, 2014 TBA Alabama
We will be singing with our friend Jim Hefner and The Southmen Quartet.
Fri. Jan 10, 2014 All day Rockport Gospel Music Festival – Rockport, TX
We are proud to again be a part of one of the finest Gospel music events in the country. It’s always great! Rockport High School Auditorium.

JENNY ENGEL

Radical Grace Gathering (Richard Roberts)
Tulsa 7pm @ Saturday DEC 14th

 

MARY FAY JACKSON

Host of the Award-Winning TV Program TEXAS COUNTRY GOSPEL http://www.texascountrygospel.com/ It airs on Family Friendly Entertainment (watch it online) at http://familyfriendlye.com/

Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Concert promoter, and Event planner. Mary Fay also hosts a 2-Hour show on UAN called SOUTHERN GOSPEL PRAISE http://uanetwork.tv/ which airs twice a week.

CHRISTMAS UNDER THE STARS …. SAT DEC 14 at 6pm

Live Nativity and Singing… Featuring Country Gospel Music Star CHUCK DAY and the Christian Gathering Church’s praise band, Pamela Wiebe, Valley View UMC Choir, V.V. Boys and Girls Club Choir and others.

Bring the family to enjoy petting live animals, singing Christmas Carols, and enjoy refreshments.

Under the Pavilion (rain or shine) on the north side of Valley View Square. Two blocks off I-35. South of Gainesville TX

MAP: https://www.google.com/maps?q=Valley+View,+TX,+USA&hl=en&hnear=Valley+View,+Cooke,+Texas&t=h&z=12

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WORLD MISSION TEAM

Schedule our director Mike Russell this month to speak about missions or preach at your church or group. EMAIL mjruss@juno.com or 1.800.557.8815

GET YOUR PASSPORT READY NOW(and immunization shots) for 2014 WORLD MISSIONS
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JANUARY 14-21
Medical Mission Trip in Nicaragua. NEEDED: Medical personnel, and people who can do construction, evangelism, and teaching. There will be a pastor’s conference as well if you can help with that.

FEBRUARY
Nigeria, Africa

MARCH
Eureka Springs, Arkansas (Spring Break Mission trip Preparing The Great Passion Play)

JUNE
Kenya, Africa

JULY
Costa Rica, Central America

NOVEMBER
Johannesburg, South Africa, Stadium Evangelism Crusade

 

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TIME IS SHORT!!

vote us as your PEOPLE’S CHOICE….. just 2 clicks… email our name to award@christiannetcast.com before Christmas

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CELEBRATING CHRIST this CHRISTMAS

Send us pictures of your Christ-Centered decorations.

On you tree, your house, lawn, window ornaments, clothing… whatever you use to keep your focus on Jesus this Christmas.

EMAIL Email@thegospelstation.com

Post on our FACEBOOK at www.facebook.com/TheGospelStationNetwork

TWITTER www.twitter.com/gospelstation

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Sign up for our email newsletters!

…. Send your name, city and state, and email to:
email@thegospelstation.com

MERRY CHRISTMAS
from THE GOSPEL STATION

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The PRCA Rodeo 2013 JUNE 7-8 @ UNION VALLEY OK Ken Lance Arena


NEW VIDEO JUST RELEASED:
The PRCA Rodeo 2013 JUNE 7-8 @ UNION VALLEY OK Ken Lance Arena.

4th ANNUAL KEN LANCE MEMORIAL P.R.C.A. Rodeo  June 7-8, 2013


PREFERRED HOTELS FOR THE P.R.C.A. Rodeo:

 preferred  hotel for our PRCA Rodeo
QUALITY INN of ADA   (580) 332-9000

400 NE Richardson Loop,  Ada OK 74820

preferred  hotel for PRCA Rodeo
BEST WESTERN
RAINTREE MOTOR INN (580) 332-6262

1100 N Mississippi Ave,  Ada OK  74820


RODEO TICKETS — At The Gate $10 (kids 12 and under FREE)

SAVE MONEY — $7.50 advance tickets /Groups of 20 or more $5 each.

SAVE ON ADVANCE TICKETS NOW:
– Steppin’ Out Western Wear 
- Richardson Western Wear 
(both are on East Main Street in Ada, Oklahoma)
– 
Online  http://www.thegospelstation.com/dyn/prodpage.php?action=catview&cat=60&pageid=

MUTTON BUSTIN’ – Each night 6:30pm.  REGISTRATION Click HERE Bring to arena or register there.  There will also be a calf scramble each night.  

BULLS – BRONCS – BAREBACKS – ROPING – WPRA BARRELS

Mutton Bustin — 6:30p
Rodeo — 7:30p

The PRCA sanctioned rodeo will be held June 7th and 8th, 2013 at the 3-Crosses/Ken Lance Arena in Union Valley, Oklahoma. The rodeo will feature: saddle broncs, bareback riding, team roping, steer wrestling, bull riding, tie down roping and women’s WPRA barrel racing as well as mutton busting and calf scramble for the local children who would like to compete.

The rodeo stock for the event will be provided by Frontier Rodeo Company based in Winnie, Texas and Freedom, Oklahoma. The company is managed by Heath Stewart and Don Gay. Don is an 8 time PRCA World Champion Bull rider and was inducted in the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame, Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1993.

The entertainment for both nights will feature award winning Keith Isley, 8 times PRCA Specialty Act of the Year and 9 times Top Five Finalist “Clown of the Year”. Keith puts on a great show with his trick roping, riding and various animal routines.  He has hilarious jokes, a running banter with the announcer, wild costumes, skits and crowd involvement.

The Glory Riders from Denison, TX will add to the pageantry with their white horse drill and trick riding team.

Rodeo announcer will be award winning Rich Kaye, local radio personality and talented rodeo announcer. He adds so much to the rodeo and his high energy delivery and rodeo knowledge will turn rodeo spectators into true rodeo fans. Award Winning cowboy Mike Fletcher will be on horseback in the arena giving the commentary on the participants and their event.  Co-Announcing is PRCA Announcer Rich Kaye!

The Rodeo QUEEN and Rodeo PRINCESS will  be crowned during the Rodeo.

All proceeds go to support the 3 Crosses Rodeo Bible Camp which will be held July 3rd through July 7th. The Bible camp is open to cowgirls and cowboys from 7th to 12th grades. The Youth Rodeo Bible Camp features hands-on training by pros in the rodeo world. They will receive proper training and technique as well as inspirational stories and instruction about living a successful life by God’s leadership in their life.

Located 7 miles south of Ada Oklahoma off Highway 3. Turn north at the UNION VALLEY Exit (towards Clover Feed).  Go 1 mile. Arena is on the left (west side) . Look for signs for CONTESTANT ENTRY GATE, and VISITOR GATE. 

For information and more about the arena,
See the OFFICIAL WEBSITE of
www.3crossescamp.com

Acres of FREE PARKING.  Room for trailers, RVs, Trucks, etc.

Delicious, grilled food and cold drinks on both ends of the arena.

All seating is covered. The rodeo will go on RAIN-OR-SHINE.  All seating is general seating in the bleachers. Come early for a good spot.

Mark Huitt with host a live radio broadcast from the arena Friday and Saturday from 4pm-7pm on 88.3FM/ 105.1FM The Gospel Station.

Follow us on Facebook (3Crosses/Ken Lance Arena and Youth Camp) and Twitter (3CrossesKLArena)

DON’T MISS THE RODEO EVENT OF THE YEAR
IN PONTOTOC COUNTY!

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The Gospel Station Annual Fund Drive 2013 – what’s in store

The annual fund drive of The Gospel Station Network runs through the month of April and is the key time when the non-profit ministry receives pledges of support for the year.  This year, the goal is $253,000 which is not just an arbitrary number… so much is on the horizon like TheGospelStation.tv, more Gospel radio stations, The Great Passion Play and more.

The number 253,000 is also significant because over the last 6 years, The Gospel Station’s World Mission Team has brought the Good News of Jesus to many countries, and over 253,000 people have said yes to following Jesus as a result.  From Kenya to Costa Rica, Malawi to The Philippines, Burundi to Uganda, From Nicaragua to Cameroon to Mexico and in revivals in the USA.  The money for missions goes to help the work of feeding children, assisting orphanages in their work and farming, helping the homeless and hungry at the Jesus House in Oklahoma City, building houses for widows and orphans, and  so much more.

In just 15 years, the Gospel Station has grown from 1 radio station, to more than 25 stations, to an online stream with a global listenership, and in the last 3 years, the free mobile app for phones, iPads, and iPods has downloaded over 98,000 times.

In February, The Gospel Station won the People’s Choice Award for the 5th time at the National Religious Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.  The radio statiosn reach all the major markets in Oklahoma such as OKC, Tulsa, Bartlesville, McAlester, Ardmore, and Altus and also expand to Texas, Kansas and Tennessee.   The amazing world-wide listenership is seen in this global map of connected devices:
http://www.revolvermaps.com/?target=enlarge&i=3fZvvKc8AMB&color=ff0000&m=1

Most recently, The Gospel Station was able to save a Christian icon from foreclosure; The Great Passion Play in Eureka Springs.   Over $75,000 was raised to halt the foreclosure, and the hard work has begun in renovating the grounds, the Bible museum, Sacred Arts center, getting buses for the on-site Holy Land tour, obtaining live animals for the play, and getting the outdoor stage, built into the hillside more than 2 football fields long, ready for the 2013 season set to open May 3rd and 4th, running each weekend through October.  Many visitors come just to see the largest statue of Christ in America, The Christ of the Ozarks, located on the grounds which are open now.  The advance ticket sales have projected that this will be the biggest show that they’ve seen in about 10 years.  This will be its 46th season.  Over the years, over 7 million people have come to this special place. The Great Passion Play is worth saving, worth appreciating, worth attending and many churches sent their spring break youth mission teams to help with the clean up and restoration. Campers on Mission have brought their RVs to the property and made themselves handy in preparing for visitors.  Those who are interested may bring their RV to the grounds and live there and be a full time volunteer, and even be part of the Passion Play itself if they want to; from cast members to ushers, there is something for everybody to get involved.  Just 48 miles south of Branson, it is projected to be one of the major tourist spots again this summer.  www.greatpassionplay.org

Along with the media of radio and internet streaming, The Gospel Station also produces several concerts and Gospel Singings in Oklahoma, such as the Yukon Gospel Celebration, Straford Gospel Celebration (May 18), Annual Konawa OK Gospel Singing (Aug 3) and the largest outdoor Gospel Singing in Oklahoma… the Seminole Gospel Sing (Aug 15-16-17). National Gospel Talent contests are held   August 2nd and 17th. Thousands of people turn out for this annual events.

For the 4th year, The Gospel Station will assist in the PRCA Rodeo at the 3Crosses/Ken Lance Arena in Union Valley.  Thousands come to this family entertainment event including a Queen and Princess contest, mutton bustin, top notch funnyman Keith Isley, and Rich Kaye as the exciting rodeo announcer.  The event will be June 7-8.  Also at the arena, July 3-7, The Gospel Station will produce a Youth Rodeo and Horse Riding Bible Camp for boys and girls in grades 7-12.  www.3crossescamp.com

This year, The Gospel Station will be producing a magazine about the upcoming concerts and the Gospel singers and instrumentalists that will be appearing.  The deadline to have a company listing or space in the magazine is April 28 and the publication will be put in doctors’ offices, hospitals, laundromats, churches, and public places for a wider exposure than is currently in place.

“Our goal is to reach as many people as possible with the Gospel of Jesus Christ,” says Randall Christy, founder and president of The Gospel Station, and now CEO of The Great Passion Play.  “We use every means available to get the message out so that people can find life, hope and salvation in Jesus Christ.”

Along with these endeavors, more radio stations are always slated to be built, bringing Gospel Music to areas that have none or little exposure to this kind of music.  More and more young people are turning on to it, admiring the rich harmonies of quartets, live bands, and talented musicians with wholesome messages,  inspiring singers,  and models of Christian living.

The Gospel Station is growing constantly, and this month-long fund drive is nearing its end on April 30th.  Many individuals, churches, organizations and businesses have pledged their support already – with some becoming members of The Vision Team… those who give on a monthly basis… and so far about 50% of the goal has been pledged.  It is hoped that many in our listening office, or those who have enjoyed our affiliated ministries, will show the value of Christian Media as never before, so that the Gospel will keep expanding its waves of influence.

Donations can be made online at thegospelstation.com , by calling and pledging support at 1.800.557.8815, or by mailing a donation to The Gospel Station Fund Drive, PO Box 1343, Ada OK 74821.

Contact:  email@thegospelstation.com

 

 

 

 

 

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SAVE THE GREAT PASSION PLAY from CLOSING!

SAVE THE GREAT PASSION PLAY CAMPAIGN – Keith Butler, Chairman of the Board at the Passion Play…and Randall Christy, President and Founder of The Gospel Station Network…are teaming up because the Passion Play needs our help!

The Great Passion Play has been around for decades. Now is a critical time for its survival!

The Great Passion Play of Eureka Springs has been an inspiration to over 7.6 million people…and has been a wonderful testimony to the Gospel of Jesus Christ for decades.

THE PASSION PLAY IS IN TROUBLE…It is about to be foreclosed on by the bank….if we don’t act quickly.

The Gospel Station Network has partnered with them to help them raise funds…and to consult with them.

They are about to go under…but we have helped them develop a strategy to keep it going and improve it and increase attendance.

If we can STOP THE FORECLOSURE…we have a PLAN to keep it going for many future generations.

What at shame it would be for the Passion Play to cease…in this day we live…the GOSPEL is what we need MORE of.

We must act to preserve the message of Christ…and this Passion Play is a vital part of it.

It would be a terrible shame to see it go under….and I do NOT believe the Lord wants it to go under and the light to go out on the Christ of the Ozarks.

WE ONLY HAVE TILL DECEMBER 31st TO ACT.

We are trying to raise $110,000 days to pay the bank interest on their note and their property tax.

If you know anyone who would consider giving to this worthy cause…please pass on the message.

I am going back up there next week to meet with their town business leaders. If we don’t raise at least $75,000 by Dec 31st…the bank will foreclose.

THERE’s NO RISK IN GIVING…. We are going to hold all contributions that we receive. If we don’t receive the full $75K by Dec 31st… and the bank forecloses on the property… then we will refund the contribution…AND/OR send the checks back. We will stay in close communication with you on this matter…PLEASE PRAY !!!

I believe we can do this…together…all of us who have been to the Passion Play OR even if you have not…but you BELIEVE that the message of Jesus Christ needs to be preserved and out in the FOREFRONT again in America. It would be SO SAD to see the Passion Play close.

There are several simple changes that can be made to save it.
Marketing and Management and Improvements and Adjustments… IT CAN AND WILL BE SUCCESSFUL if we can SAVE THE PASSION PLAY! We are working with them to change that.

Perhaps you would consider giving to this…or helping me find a few who will.

CLICK THIS LINK TO GIVE
https://www.thegospelstation.com/secure/orderform.php?trans_type=donation

Make sure to click on OTHER …and type: “Passion Play” in the box.
Or mail a check to Passion Play, c/o The Gospel Station Network P.O. Box 1343, Ada OK 74821 USA

Will you share this on your Facebook page…and with others on your email data base?

Randall Christy, President
The Gospel Station Network
Consultant to The Great Passion Play, Eureka Springs

PLEASE SIGN THE PETITION BELOW….
and FORWARD TO AS MANY AS YOU CAN:

PETITION TO KEEP THE PASSION PLAY OPEN AND OPERATING FOR MANY YEARS TO COME !!!

By Signing this Petition…I am expressing my deep heart-felt desire to KEEP THE PASSION PLAY in Eureka Springs GOING !!!!

Let’s do this for JESUS CHRIST !!! (add your name and forward)
Post on Facebook…. Twitter… Let’s get this done in Jesus’ name and for HIS sake.

PETITION SIGNED BY: (add your name below)
Randall Christy
Tom Bush
Keith Butler
Kent Butler
Donnie Williamson
Chris Hester

The Great Passion Play has been around for decades. Now is a critical time for its survival!
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Help bring God’s love to Asia with Christmas Critters

This year, the Gospel Station network is doing something new — partnering with Gospel for Asia.   Maybe you will too.  Take a look:

Take a look at THIS very different Christmas Catalog… CHRISTMAS CRITTERS CATALOG

Gospel For Asia's CHRISTMAS CRITTERS campaign

Gospel For Asia’s CHRISTMAS CRITTERS campaign


Don’t know what to get someone? 

How about a gift to the destitute in Asia… in the name of your loved one?

These are life-changing gifts that will be giving and giving and giving again.  More than that — these ‘Christmas Critters’ like goats, rabbits, water buffaloes and chickens — sustain a family’s economy and shows them the Love of Jesus.  These are people who have never heard of “Jesus”.

Here’s our chance to show them in a practical way that Jesus puts love in our hearts to care for each other. Many thousands have come to receive Jesus because of this outreach.

You’ll get a card from Gospel For Asia that you can send or deliver to your loved one, showing the joy to the world that was brought through their gift.

This is The Gospel Station’s first year to partner with GOSPEL FOR ASIA . Will you help us meet the goal of $9,000 worth of gifts to be chosen to bless those who have nothing, not even knowledge of Jesus?  We believe that it is possible!

You yourself could give these gifts… or a group like your church, Sunday School, club, organization, or troop.

If you give the gift in someone’s honor, you’ll receive a special Christmas card to send to that person letting them know about the gift. There’s one for kids, and one for adults…. a gift that stands out from the rest.

This year, we did something different for Christmas.

You can too.

Chickens, rabbits, goats, and more… these create sustainable income for the untouchables in Asia. You can give the gift of HOPE and LOVE through a food and income source.

Share with friends!  This could change the way they experience and share God’s love at Christmas.

Christmas Critters ~ an alternative to a Crazy Christmas

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