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“Beyond Today” Television Update

July 20, 2012

World Harvest Network, Middle East TV and Far East TV are Airing Successfully

We recently reported that the United Church of God secured another exciting opportunity to expand its reach to multiple millions of additional television viewers. As of July 8, 2012, Beyond Today began airing to 25 million households coast-to-coast in the United States every Sunday at 11:00 a.m. (ET) on the World Harvest Network.

Our programs are also now airing on Sundays at 1:00 p.m. (GMT+2) on Middle East Television in every television home in Israel and to a potential audience of 200 million viewers in 22 Muslim countries. Additionally Beyond today airs on Family Entertainment Television (also known as Far East Television) every Sunday at 8:00 a.m. (GMT+2) via satellite on Intelsat 10, reaching a potential audience of 4.3 billion people throughout Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia.

In the past two weeks responses to Beyond Today were logged from the following 16 countries: Australia, Austria, Canada, Denmark, Dominican Republic, England, Guatemala, India, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Philippines, South Africa, Trinidad and Tobago and United States.

We received this very inspiring response from a first-time Beyond Today viewer in Israel who saw the program on Middle East Television which broadcasts from Cyprus:

“I watched your program on TV and thought it was brilliant! I would love to have the free copy of “The Middle East in Bible Prophecy,’ if you still have this offer going! We live in Israel and would love to share this with the people over here! Thank you!”

Bonus Airings Offered

Finally, we are pleased to report that LeSEA Broadcasting, owner of the networks referenced above, have graciously provided us bonus airtime on two of their premiere stations. Beyond Today will air free-of-charge for four weeks on KWHB-TV 47 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Sundays at 10:00 a.m. (CT) from July 29 through August 19, 2012, and on KWHS-TV 51 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on Sundays at 10:30 a.m. (MT) from August 26 through September 16, 2012.

As always, we are sincerely thankful for your prayers for God’s constant guidance and His great blessings. Our diligent home office media professionals are also deeply grateful for your faithful confidence, support and encouragement.

John LaBissoniere—Time Buying Manager, Media and Communications Services

July 20, 2012 - Posted by | Beyond Today, Media and Communications | , , , , , ,


  1. i love the bonuses you are getting from the free airtime in Tulsa and Colorado Springs to the translating into Arabic. it can only mean good things for the Church of God

    Comment by Katbird_27 | July 20, 2012 | Reply

  2. It does my heart real good to hear your news. Thank you for taking the time to keep us informed.

    Comment by Marcia | July 20, 2012 | Reply

  3. Thank you for the news! It is inspiring to know that our prayers are being heard from God and are being answered. We will continue to pray for more and better time slots for viewing. God is definitely blessing this great work!

    Comment by Linda Effenberger | July 20, 2012 | Reply

  4. We don’t have cable, so can’t get this. Are you going, to have it, on local station? I always pray for all, of you. Thank you and your families. I know you give and give, of your time. Hugs sandy

    Comment by Sandy Abrell | July 21, 2012 | Reply

    • Sandy, we were on an Indianapolis broadcast station for a while over a year ago, but it was cost prohibitive for the responses we got. We’ve found that national cable networks give our best response for the dollar spent. We’re sorry, but if you don’t have cable your best option would be to watch the program online each week at

      Comment by United Church of God | July 21, 2012 | Reply

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