Pacific Union Recorder - July 2014

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Arizona Conference

GNTV crew members were happy to complete the broadcast antenna installation just prior to sunset as Sabbath drew on.

Skelton asked Miramontes if he would sell his station. He agreed for an over-market value price of $150,000. The GNTV team continued praying and negotiating. Miramontes eventually sold his station for just $10,000, because GNTV would be airing Christian programming in both English and Spanish, 24 hours a day, which

Stephen Denny (engineer, GNTV Dallas/Ft. Worth & Brazos TV) moved to Phoenix for a month to volunteer hundreds of hours to get three new Arizona TV stations on the air. Here, he and Moses Tyler secure the antenna on the tower in Flagstaff.

was a fulfillment of his dream. The Yuma Central To learn how to bring GNTV to a community church has committed financially to help build near you, or to donate, call 480-264-1116 and the new station in southern Arizona, whose visit broadcast signal will reach into Mexico.

Future Growth

Phil Draper

Gifts totaling over $250,000 from churches, viewers, organizations, and individual supporters enabled GNTV to create these first four new stations. Fundraising is an ongoing process in order to help secure future stations. Presently, $43,000 exists in matching funds to “double your donation” of any amount. As the money comes in, they will pursue stations in Lake Havasu, Bullhead City, Kingman, and Verde Valley. In Tucson, a large metro community, plans are to lease channels from an existing station, as is done in Phoenix. “Localized TV evangelism works,” says Skelton. “GNTV’s English or Spanish program stream can be sent to any community, large or small, where it can be localized and broadcast to reach viewers’ hearts for Jesus 24 hours a day. GNTV engineering crew on the tower 2,000 feet above Our team is committed to helping any church Flagstaff, Ariz., include Roger Doering, Stephen Denny, provide broadcast media to their communities.” Leland Preston, Luke Skelton and Moses Tyler. July 2014


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