Speaking fluently in more than 200 languages and dialects, TWR (also known as Trans World Radio) exists to reach the world with the love of Jesus Christ. Our global media outreach engages millions in 160 countries with Biblical truth. Since 1952, God has enabled TWR to help lead people from doubt to decision to discipleship.
Together with local churches and other ministries, TWR provides relevant programming, discipleship resources and dedicated workers to spread hope to individuals and communities around the globe. Whether using high-powered AM / MW, shortwave or FM radio, streaming content to Internet users or visiting face-to-face with listeners, TWR leaves a lasting spiritual footprint.
The purpose of TWR is to assist the church to fulfill the command of Jesus Christ to make disciples of all peoples, and to do so by using and making available mass media to:
To reach the world for Christ by mass media so that lasting fruit is produced.
Established in 1977, TWR in India began broadcasting in 5 languages from a 400 KW AM transmitter in Sri Lanka. Today it disseminates the Good News in 65 languages daily for 18 hours each day. TWR uses and makes available multiple media such as radio, internet, CDs, print, television and digital audio devices to provide information about Christ-like living, forgiveness and the gift of salvation.
TWR reaches out to the masses through its systematic verse by verse study of the Bible Study as well as programs that cater to various groups such as women, youth, and children. It also works towards creating awareness against the deadly disease of AIDS, in programs that target young people and children with an aim to develop Christian character. Several other activities are carried out for women and the community at large.
On an average TWR India receives 20,000 responses each month. These come from listeners from various walks of life - rural, urban, educated, uneducated, young and old, male and female, impoverished, drug dependant, depressed, blind, and illiterate as well as those in prison and hospitals. The staff in the 56 audience relation centers spread across the country respond to every query of the listeners.