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Listeners are at the heart of everything we do, and we simply can’t get enough of their feedback – who they are, what kind of impact TWR programming is having on them, how God is working in their lives. For 2014 we have assembled 60 compelling, representative responses into a special booklet and will feature one response online each week in celebration of our 60th anniversary. 

Language: Kirundi

Region: Burundi

TWR’s programming – by radio, the Internet or any other medium – always grows out of the centrality of Scripture and the necessity of personal salvation through Jesus Christ. But TWR Burundi demonstrates that many of the ministry’s broadcasts also present very concrete ways for biblical principles to be applied in daily life.

Two listeners wrote o tell how messages of one of the programs aired by TWR Burundi, Africa Challenge, had left a big impact on family life.

I am a student and like to listen to you radio program Africa Challenge. I was much helped by the episode in which you talked about how women are mistreated.

Evildoing against women is present in my neighborhood. Some men go to the extent of beating up their wives. The consequence of this is that the children cannot respect their mothers when they see how women are badly treated.  In turn, the mothers find it hard to show love to their children.

My request is that you continue in your program to educate males to love and treat women and girls well.

For the other letter writer who got in touch with the TWR staff, the lessons about how men should treat women had very personal ramifications.

Thank you for the Africa Challenge program. I used to spend my days drinking in the bar, and when I returned home, I would beat my wife up just for any small reason.

Today I am a transformed person, thanks to your program. I now wake up early in the morning and go to the farm with my wife, and I have come to realize that it is more fruitful to live in peace with my wife and help her.

You can read all the stories we've posted so far.

You can also order these stories as a free gift booklet delivered to your home. To request your copy, sign up here. Unfortunately we cannot guarantee delivery outside of the continental U.S. at this time, but stay tuned for a free digital download as well.