From me to you by Jimmy Swaggart
October 2013

Translating something into another language twentyfour hours a day seven days a week, is a world all to itself. At the time of this writing, we think we have found the way that it is to be done, at a minimum of expense. But yet, it’s something we feel we must do. It doesn’t do any good to air Programming in a country in a language that the people do not understand, as would be obvious.

The first two languages, which we hope to have in operation by the time you read this, are Russian and German. We have selected these two, because we have a strong penetration in both of these countries. To reach them with the Gospel, as should be overly obvious, we must speak their language. We think that subtitling will meet the need. In fact, if we have a heavy penetration in any country where the language is different, we feel we must come to these people in their language. While English is the language of the world, still, most people in countries that use another language do not know English. As we have said previously, we have had much experience in translation work, but only pertaining to a program that was about one hour a week in duration or something like that. Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, is a horse of another color so to speak. So, I thank you so very, very much, for the help that you are giving us to carry out this extremely important task.

We feel that the MESSAGE OF THE CROSS is the single most important Message on the face of the earth today and, in fact, ever has been. Our Lord told us that if a person gained the whole world but lose his own soul, what has it profited him? What a question! So, when we say that there’s nothing in the world more important than this, I think it quickly becomes obvious that we are not overstating the case.

Of course, I’m speaking of the Thanksgiving Campmeeting. The dates are November 27 through December the 1. It’s going to be a little bit of Heaven on Earth, and whatever you do, you need to do your best to be with us. There will be music and singing translated into worship like you’ve never seen before, we think. As well, the preaching of the Gospel, and we speak of THE MESSAGE OF THE CROSS, will be proclaimed just the way, we would hope, that the Apostle Paul would give it to you were he here. So, whatever you do, if you can, make your plans to be with us, and I don’t think you will regret it.

By the time you read this, we should be coming pretty close to 75,000,000 homes in America, which have access to the SONLIFE BROADCASTING NETWORK. There are 115,000,000 homes in America which have a Television set, and we hope very shortly to reach every last one of them. So let me say the following:

For every one of you who help us in this worldwide task, thank you for what you have done and for what you are doing. The facts are simple, we couldn’t do what God has Called us to do without your help. In fact, we fully believe that God has Called you the same as He has Called us. It’s a monumental task, the reaching of the entire world, but that’s our goal, and we must not be disobedient to the Heavenly Vision.

Let me speak just a moment to our FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER MEDIA CHURCH MEMBERS. So many of you support this work monthly with your financial help and your prayerful support. I’m encouraging you, every one of you, to do something each and every month.

We get letters, e-mails, and phone calls into our office constantly asking the question, “Where do I pay my tithe?”

The answer to that is very simple. It really doesn’t take much thought. You as a Believer owe your support to that which feeds your soul. That’s how simple that it really is. If you are being fed by SONLIFE BROADCASTING NETWORK, that’s where you owe your support.

I want each and every one of you to realize what a privilege it is to be a part of that which is designed by the Lord to touch the world. I don’t say that lightly, I say it very seriously, because I fully believe it to be true. And as God has Called me and all of the Ministers of this Organization, He has as well Called you. I believe that with all of my heart. So, I’m asking you to continue to stand with us both prayerfully and financially. We have a great task ahead of us, but we have a Great God.