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January 2010 
Editors: Robert & Linda Carr 
Happy New Year!   A Year of Blessings in Review
God has blessed Good News TV (GNTV) abundantly in 2009!  As we head into an exciting new year of miracles and challenges, we want to share some of the many ways He has led thus far.

 

GNTV went on the air on March 27th, just as the Sabbath was approaching. Gabe was at KPHE (the station we lease the channel from) and Luke was at the  GNTV station on the campus of Thunderbird Adventist Academy (TAA).  The very first images to blanket Phoenix, was of a tiny child playing the piano, joyfully belting out, "Savior Like A Shepherd Lead Us".  As Luke watched, tears welled up as he dropped to his knees in thanks to our Saviour, Who had truly lead GNTV through months of challenges, prayer, and hard work.  Since then, He has continued to lead in a whirlwind of activity.


In May GNTV received funding to cover costs for the first 6 months of channel leasing from the Pacific Union Conference Creative Evangelism Fund. Volunteers at AZ State Fair booth

In June GNTV broadcast the Arizona Campmeeting from the cool pines of Prescott producing daily highlights, such as youth activities, guest speaker interviews, and camper testimonies.

In July GNTV broadcast its first live, 3-week Prophecy Seminar from Camelback Church, preached by two vibrant ASI Youth For Jesus young people. Many baptisms followed during a final celebration hosted by Doug Batchelor that was produced and broadcast LIVE via 3ABN around the world.

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New Local Programs 
Spotlight on Arizona - Central Church features practical information for local communities. Sun 12am & 6pm, Thurs 11:30am

Praying In The Sabbath - Local pastors share inspiring devotionals about prayer in this live call-in program. Fridays at 8pm

New Youth Call-In Show  "Understanding the Bible Today" is produced by and for teenagers but open to all ages; host is TAA history teacher, Oliver Morada; show airs on Wednesdays at 7pm
 
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Calendar of Events
Jan 6: Skeltons to be interviewed on 3ABN Today Show

Jan 8: Peoria-Sun City Church: Sharing Testimonies

Jan 16: Mesa Palms Church:  Live broadcast of worship service
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Viewer Comments
Viewers have called in with many positive comments.  A common theme is ... "I love this channel!"  "It's no accident that I found your station."  "My eyes have been opened!" and "... outstanding and different from other channels."  A viewer called in at 3am.  As a result, she attended the "Depression:  The Way Out" seminar at the Paradise Valley Church.  She has been watching for several months and is taking Bible studies.  She says that after 53 years of searching she recognizes Bible truth and is excited about her upcoming baptism.
 
GNTV Postcards Needed!
Our volunteer graphics designer, Carlos Gervasio, has Sharing Post Cardcreated all of our eyecatching promotional materials, including the beautiful color postcards (144,000 of them!).  Our supply is depleted but have no funds to purchase more.  To help, please call GNTV at  480.264.1116.  Thank you!
"Mas TV" Spanish Channel 44.2
Spread the word about our sister Spanish channel 44.2!
Mas Alla Del Sol TV (Far Beyond the Sun) or "Mas TV" continues to be a hub of activity of local productions, including a musical telethon fundraiser in December which drew a packed house at the Central Spanish Church!  Visit www.masalladelsol.tv.
 
GNTV Ambassadors
Ambassadors are church members who are the key point of contact between GNTV and the local church. Responsibilities include promoting GNTV, helping church members receive the channel by connecting them with our team of antennae installers, sharing testimonies with your church, etc.  If you are willing to be a GNTV ambassador, please call us at 480.264.1116.
 
Volunteer Spotlight:  Jeremy Huss
Jeremy Huss adjusting cameraWhile a student at Thunderbird Adventist Academy, Jeremy Huss  had an interest in video production.  He approached Luke Skelton, video ministry leader at Camelback Church, to volunteer his talents at their local church.  Soon, he went from camera work to directing worship service recordings.  Now a graduate of TAA, Jeremy has spent countless volunteer hours helping GNTV at promotional venues, editing public service announcements, and directing/producing weekly local programs.  As an avid runner, biker, and mission-minded young man, he plans to pursue a degree in broadcast engineering.  We praise God for sparing Jeremy's life through two recent accidents--he was injured when a car forced him off the road, barely missing his bike, and later in a severe, roll-over car accident.
GNTV, a 40% Return On Investment
Are you looking for a good investment with high yields and eternal benefits?  How does a 40% ROI sound?  Our sister-ministry, Oregon-based Better Life TV has shown a 40% increase in new church memberships in communities that air their channel.  This can happen in Arizona, but we need YOUR help.  Thank you for prayerfully considering a special, tax-deductible gift or a monthly pledge to Good News TV.  To partner with us in reaching souls for Christ, call us for details and may God bless you.  To learn more, CLICK HERE.
 
Recipe Corner:  No-Bake Tofu Cheesecake

This "no-bake" cake is light and delicious.  The crust has a nutty taste and is exceptionally high in omega-3 (contains 2,545 mg per serving).  This cake is also high in tryptophan (79 mg per slice).  Warning: it's hard to stop with only one piece!

High Omega CrustNo-bake Tofu Cheesecake
      1 cup  whole wheat pastry flour
      1 cup  walnuts, finely ground into a meal
      cup  coconut, unsweetened, fine
      1/8 tsp  salt
      2 Tbsp  flax seed oil
      3 Tbsp  white grape or apple juice concentrate
      1 Tbsp  maple syrup

Filling
      1/3 cup  white grape juice concentrate
      2 Tbsp  Emes Kosher-Jel gelatin, plain
      1/3 cup  honey, light
      tsp  salt
      tsp  vanilla
      1 Tbsp  lemon juice
      12.3 oz pkg  Mori-Nu tofu, extra firm, lite or regular
       8.0 oz  Tofutti Better than Cream Cheese

Step by Step:
High Omega Crust
Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees.  Coat a 9 inch spring form pan with non-stick spray.  Mix dry ingredients in a mixing bowl.  Mix all the wet ingredients in a measuring cup. Add wet to dry ingredients and mix well.  Press into bottom of pan.  Bake for 8-10 minutes until golden brown.  (Can use 9-inch pie plate and press mixture on bottom and sides of plate).

Filling
Dissolve gelatin in juice and bring to a boil.  If using a microwave watch carefully not to boil over.  It takes about 30 seconds.  Toss all ingredients in a blender and whiz until smooth.  Pour into baked High-Omega crust.  Chill 4 hours or overnight before serving.  Garnish with fruit and drizzle with your favorite sauce.  Serves 10.

NOTE:  Toffuti brand No Butterfat Better than Cream Cheese does not contain any trans fats.


Source: 
Neil Nedley, MD, Depression: the Way Out [Ardmore, OK: Nedley Publishing, 2005], p. 262. 
GNTV Volunteer Staff

Kent Sharpe, COO/AZ Conference Treasurer | kentsharpe@azconference.org
Luke Skelton, Station Manager | lukes@mygoodnewstv.com
Gabe Romero, Production Manager | k7nok@yahoo.com
Susan Skelton, Programming Manager | susans@mygoodnewstv.com

 
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