As Sarita and I have committed ourselves to give to various charitable causes, we (or--let me speak for myself--I) have not kept pace in praying for these causes.
So this year I began using the monthly prayer sheets some of our favorite charities send our way.
Sunday, FEBC mentioned a community FM radio station in Iraq sponsored by its sister agency, Feba. "Called Voice of Joy," the article said, "the broadcasts are transmitted from a Chrysolite-based
"Chrysolite-based" studio? I asked myself. "What's that?
I looked it up on Google.
I could find nothing.
So I wrote to a friend I know at FEBC: "What does that sentence in the FEBC Prayer Target mean?"
He wrote back with a link to a video that, he said, included "some info about the Chrysolite suitcase studio." (!!!)
The poor engineer who is asked to explain the device appears totally ill-at-ease in front of the camera. But eventually he seems to forget himself as he warms up to his subject.
If you're at all into electronic or technical "stuff," I think you'll find it fascinating. The video lasts 8:33.
My friend concluded his email: "Actually, Feba is in negotiations with some other UK-based ministries to take over the production of these studios, as they are moving away from engineering and more toward program innovation."
. . . Ah! I found another video, a bit more polished for public consumption: