- £50.00 - Thank you for all that you do for young people - may God bless your ministry abundantly.
- $200.00 - Luv'ing Cross Rhythms!!
- £25.00 - I hope the little I can give can help in making your ministry grow stronger!
- £20.00 - many blessings on the team which I want to be a part of!
- £250.00 - Keep up the good work! Lift Him high for all to see.
- £500.00 - I have faith that you will receive your breakthrough and that God will use Crossrhythms to bring hope to people all over the world.
A Step Change Moment...
40 years ago, the very first Cross Rhythms media initiative was born when Cross Rhythms founder Chris Cole started a weekly show on Plymouth Sound local radio. Called ‘The Solid Rock Of Jesus Christ’, that pioneering show is still going today, on stations all around the world, as ‘The Cross Rhythms Experience’!
Over the years many other initiatives have been set up as God has continued to choose and use the Cross Rhythms ministry to reach people and reflect His Kingdom through media.
Now, 40 years later, is it time for slippers and cocoa? Of course not! Take a look at the uncertain world we live in. The work of Christians in media - to point people and society towards hope and truth - has arguably never been more in need! Rather, in our fortieth year the Lord has upped the ante and positioned us for ‘A Step Change’ in all we do:
Plus, following a grant of £20,000, we’ve been upgrading our live broadcast studio, which hasn’t been done since the 1980’s! Here’s an artist image of the fabulous new studio desk now being built: complete with cameras, this studio will be bang up to date and will open up for us a whole new world of interaction through video interviews and social media engagement. We’re being positioned for greater impact and greater influence. It’s A Medium Step Change!
We've already been approached by DAB multiplexes wondering if we'd like to be carried across Middlesborough, York, Birmingham, Bristol, Taunton, Stoke-on-Trent and Swindon. As new multiplexes come online across the country we can supply the XR radio stream to any area and broadcast it out 24 hours a day every day!
And the amazing thing is, we can roll out each station for just £7,500 a year! That’s nothing! Imagine it: an extraordinary opportunity to deliver the message of Christ to all the teenagers in your city, and other cities across the country, 365 days a year! It’s A HUGE Step Change!
Can I appeal to you? We’ve just got to do more to reach our teenagers!
In November, the BBC reported that witchcraft is booming on Tik Tok (teenagers’ most popular social media outlet). They stated: “videos with the hashtag ‘WitchTok’ have amassed more than 30 billion views, and has made it easier for would-be witches to learn about it.” One witch, who performs what she describes as spells and magic says it makes her feel empowered: “Witchcraft, paganism, it all gives you a bit of control back...the power to do things.”
Amid uncertainty and fear in our world, more and more young people are seeking greater control to their life, and witchcraft is attracting them - big time! But you and I know that won’t save them. It’s a lie! Our teenagers need the empowerment for life that can only come from knowing their heavenly Father. Only through Jesus can they discover freedom from fear and hope for their future. They need to hear His voice calling out to them. And xRhythms is a tool to serve just that!
I believe God will be revealed to that generation. That’s why we keep doing what He has called us to do. Jonathan Oloyede, the Convenor of the National Day of Prayer and Worship does too. In his book Vision Of Lights, he shares a word that stirs our expectation:
“I saw hundreds of thousands of people, probably over a million, streaming out of nightclubs, libraries, homes, streets, pubs, workplaces, factories, churches, mosques, temples, city centres… everywhere. Some of them were well-dressed; others looked like they were homeless. Their hairstyles were of all shapes, shades and styles. The striking thing was that they were all TEENAGERS!! (And) they all seemed to be responding to a specific call or sound…” Lord Do It!
And so, in our fortieth year, once again at Cross Rhythms we are encouraged to take our ‘steps forward’ into what God has positioned us for. And to do so will require partners like yourself. Would you share in taking this STEP CHANGE moment with us?
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