(MNN) — The people of Mongolia
do not generally celebrate Christmas. Most of them go to work as usual. However, WIND-FM, a partner of Far East Broadcasting Company, plans to
treat families in Ulaanbaatar
to a special program on Christmas day.
WIND-FM hopes to reach families who don't know Christ
through the program, which it will hold at a state-owned drama theatre.
"25 Happy Families" will win gift packages at the program,
which will also feature the Christmas story, games, listener testimonies, a
children's choir with a nationally-recognized singer, and a presentation of the
Gospel by a local pastor.
WIND-FM has invited local media to cover the event, as well
as a number of churches to display information and answer questions at the
Four radio stations in Ulaanbaatar,
as well as three stations covering state regions, are airing a drama called
"The Life of Christ" daily during the month of December. Local churches are following up with
Fifteen years ago, fewer than 20 Christians lived in Mongolia. Today, WIND-FM is one of the country's most
popular radio stations. It is one of the
three most-listened radio stations in Ulaanbaatar,
and the government awarded it an annual certificate of honor in 2004.
WIND-FM's studios have the potential to reach a total of 6
million people throughout Outer and Inner Mongolia, including close to 1
million people in Ulaanbaatar. Pray that many Mongolians will hear the Gospel and respond in faith.