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Recent Announcements for 2014



There's nothing like a wholesome and engaging movie to bring families together on a crisp Autumn evening. And throughout the month of November, Smile of a Child, the entertaining and inspirational network for kids of all ages, is offering a Saturday evening treasure trove of cinema fun, featuring five feature-length movies designed not only to entertain, but to get kids talking with moms, dads, and grandparents about important life issues like faith, hope, forgiveness, and the importance of family.


Trinity Broadcasting Network, the nation's largest religious broadcaster, announced that it is partnering with the Oregon Department of Corrections to launch several of TBN's most popular inspirational networks in all 14 of the state's correctional facilities through TBN Second Chance, the network's innovative initiative that takes life-changing faith programming to prisons across the nation.


In a nation whose people have experienced more than their share of misery, anguish, and suffering, Smile of a Child, the humanitarian outreach of global Christian television leader Trinity Broadcasting Network, has established a beachhead of compassion, where children and families are receiving help, healing, and hope for the future.



The world's largest religious television broadcaster has issued a call for Christians everywhere to pray for God to intervene with mercy in the Middle East, where internal conflicts, horrific terrorism, and war have torn nations apart and are threatening security across continents. Over the past forty years the Trinity Broadcasting Network has forged a strong presence in the Middle East, and today partners with three affiliate networks broadcasting Christian programming to tens of millions of viewers throughout the region. TBN Vice President Matthew Crouch said that while there have always been volatile conflicts in the area between peoples of differing cultures and faiths, over the past several months animosity and hatred have intensified to such an extent that only a sovereign move of God can bring an end to the horror and tragedy.


Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN), the world's largest religious broadcaster and America's most-watched faith channel, will present its new state-of-the-art Chicago studio with an open house from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. (Central Time) on Thursday September 11th. Launched in 1973 with one low-power station in Los Angeles, today TBN reaches every inhabited continent with 28 networks and international affiliates broadcasting inspirational programming 24 hours a day. In the U.S. TBN reaches over 96 million households through cable, satellite, and TBN's 37 full-power stations in key cities, including Chicago's own WWTO-TV35.



Enlace, the Hispanic affiliate of Christian television giant Trinity Broadcasting Network, announced that it has reached the major milestone of two million “Likes” on its official Enlace Facebook page. That's right! Two million Facebook users have given their enthusiastic approval to the premier Spanish-language faith-and-family network that is taking entertaining and inspirational programming to tens of millions of viewer across the U.S., Mexico, and Central and South America 24 hours a day.



Trinity Broadcasting Network, the world's largest Christian broadcaster and America's most watched faith channel, announced that it has donated the personal library of Dr. C.M. Ward (1909-1996) to the Flower Pentecostal Heritage Center (FPHC), the official archives and research center of the Assemblies of God fellowship.


Matthew Crouch, Vice President of the Trinity Broadcasting Network, issued the following statement calling on believers across the world to pray for peace in Israel and Gaza: “As violence and conflict continue to escalate across Israel, we believe that the body of Christ has a responsibility to pray for the peace of this land that is so dear to the heart of God ...



 It all began forty-one years ago as Christian broadcast pioneers Paul and Jan Crouch flipped the switch on May 28, 1973, launching the Trinity Broadcasting Network with one part-time, low-power station in Southern California. In the decades since, America's favorite faith-and-family network has expanded to over 100 millions homes across America — not only via 8,000 cable and satellite affiliates, but also through the network's 37 unique, full-power local stations that broadcast 24 hours a day in America's top television markets.


Al Horreya TV, Trinity Broadcasting Network's Arabic language faith channel, continues to take hope and healing to viewers across Egypt, the Middle East, and around the world. Less than a year ago, as the people of Egypt suffered under intense political and civil unrest, with whole neighborhoods destroyed and over one hundred churches damaged or burned to the ground, Al Horreya offered a message of God's mercy and forgiveness to millions of Egyptians who had lost all hope for the future. That message continues today through the music, talk, ministry, preaching, and other programming being sent out 24 hours a day from Al Horreya's newly launched studios in Southern California.


Christian television's Trinity Broadcasting Network lost a dear friend with the passing of Efrem Zimbalist Jr., May 2nd, at the age of 95. Known widely for his starring role in the iconic television series The FBI, Mr. Zimbalist will be remembered by millions of TBN viewers for his many appearances on TBN's flagship ministry and talk show Praise the Lord, and for his participation in other TBN broadcasts over the years.



Trinity Broadcasting Network, the world's largest religious broadcaster and America's favorite faith-and-family channel, announced that its international headquarters in Costa Mesa, California has been named the Dr. Paul F. Crouch Sr. International Centre in honor of the global Christian network's late founder, who passed away on November 30th of last year.