First 'Rescue By Radio' Summit Held In NC
October 4, 2007 at 7:39 AM (PT)
The first RESCUE BY RADIO leadership summit met last weekend at the BILLY GRAHAM TRAINING CENTER at THE COVE in ASHEVILLE, NC. The two-day event brought key Christian broadcasters together for discussion on sharing faith on the air, and was sponsored and hosted by RON HUTCHCRAFT MINISTRIES, RENAISSANCE COMMUNICATIONS and GOODRATINGS STRATEGIC SERVICES.
“The gospel is the most powerful message on earth; it changes eternities. Radio is one of the most powerful delivery systems on earth. RESCUE BY RADIO was about how we can turn all that power loose to spiritually rescue many more lost lives. We are committed together to use the influence that God’s giving us to help as many listeners as possible be in heaven with us someday,” said veteran broadcast RON HUTCHCRAFT.
Broadcasters in attendance included WLFJ (HIS RADIO)/GREENVILLE, SC PD/morning host ROB DEMPSEY and morning co-host KRISTEN ROBERTS, WAY-FM NETWORK PD DAVE SENES, TOTAL AXXESS host WALLY, FAMILY LIFE NETWORK PD JOHN OWENS, MOODY BROADCASTING NETWORK PD DENNY NUGENT, WPOZ (Z88.3)/ORLANDO PD DEAN O’NEAL, KSBJ/HOUSTON PD CHUCK PRYOR, THE JOY FM NETWORK PD CARMEN BROWN, NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE RADIO Asst. VP of Stations REID HOLSEN, AMERICAN FAMILY RADIO NETWORK PD RICK ROBERTSON, WMIT/ASHEVILLE, NC PD TOM GREENE, KCMS/SEATTLE PD SCOTT VALENTINE and WRCM/WMHK network PD and WRCM/CHARLOTTE, NC morning host GARY MORELAND.
Plans are underway for a second RESCUE BY RADIO summit next year.