Newsletter

June 2017

Dear OFRH Family,

This month we have the great joy of having completed our 15th year of re-broadcasting Dr. Fuller’s Sunday afternoon meetings from the 1940s and 1950s. In June of 2002 we began on one station – the Salem Communications station KDAR in Oxnard, California – and we now broadcast throughout the United States on some 140 outlets plus the Internet.

How great is God’s faithfulness! On more than one occasion the board of directors wondered if lack of funds was the Lord’s indication that His plan for OFRH was complete. Our program producer and I were just speaking last week about what a humbling privilege it is to watch God’s provision month by month for the Old Fashioned Revival Hour over these 15 years. So we are designating this June as Founder’s Month. And I’m wondering if during the next few weeks we might hear from you personally. It would mean so much to us to have your encouragement and support, your prayers and suggestions, as well as your prayer requests, as this ministry plows ahead into its 16th year, sowing the seeds of God’s Word in expectation of a good harvest as it takes root in the hearts of many. This will happen as the Lord, through you, enables this ministry to maintain and even expand. We are seeking the Holy Spirit’s guidance to use your funds wisely. Please remember that, other than compensating our faithful office manager and our accountant (to keep the IRS happy), all our other team members volunteer their time so that your giving goes to procure airtime in order to get the Good News out as widely as possible.

On that note, I’d like to share these comments from a very heartening letter which came to us from Jacksonville, Florida. This gentleman says, “I arrived in the USA 2015. Fortunately, for me, I was given 91.7, the radio station that I could listen to, to hear the Word of God. How blessed am I. I thank you for the many hours of being taught THE WORD which helps me understand what I am committed to do and be accountable for. Enclosed is a donation which is given with much delight. My radio is on 24/7. Love it! Thank you to all who have a hand in getting these lessons out to those of us who want to walk the path God wants us to walk. You might not be in a foreign country, but you are talking to a ‘foreign’ person. Thus we listeners may follow the Lord more nearly, see Him more clearly and love Him more dearly day by day.”

This month our featured CD is “Rudy Atwood and the Ralph Carmichael String Quartet” which has 24 instrumental numbers to help you follow the Lord more nearly, see Him more clearly and love Him more dearly. The cost? Just $12.50 which includes shipping. (California residents must add 8.75% tax.)

Looking ahead in partnership with you,

Michael Khanchalian, D.D.S.

7 Responses to Newsletter

  1. John Worsham says:

    What a blessing to once again hear these radio broadcasts! My father died very suddenly in 1932 when I was not quite three years old. My grandmother, “Mama” Mills, came to live with us, and I remember at an early age joining her in the sun parlor of our home to hear Dr. Fuller preach God’s word and listen to the gospel music of the OFRH choir accompanied by Rudy Attwood on the piano. What a treasure!

  2. John Worsham says:

    My grandmother came to live with us when my father died in August 1932. It was in the depth of The Great Depression, and I would be three years old that November. I remember as a young boy sitting with Mama Mills in the sun parlor of our home as she tuned in The Old Fashion Revival Hour radio program and we heard the gospel music and preaching from The Word by Dr. Charles E. Fuller. What a blessing at age 85 to again be able to access this great resource through the Internet. May God bless these transmissions to every listener! Amen

  3. May Jesus bless you as you reach out to our sin soaked world, who will soon see their Judge, or Saviour!

  4. Royston Morgan Nottingham England says:

    I grew up listening to the OFRH in the 1950s from Radio Luxemberg between 11pm and midnight each Thursday night.I have enjoyed the music for many years and I even managed to obtain some transript discs of the broadcasts from the 1950s which have now been digitally remastered by a friend in the USA so that I can relive the broadcasts on CD.I can now listen on line and praise God for the technology that makes it possible.I got to know Dick Brown in 1997 during the 50years celebrations at Fuller and kept in touch and visited him several times until the Lord called him home.

    • David Millington says:

      Hi Royston
      I also Remember radio Luxembourg( 208 metres) Thursday evenings 11pm to midnight
      I played some of the OFRH music on R. Trent ” Sunday Morning” programmes
      What a blessing and inspiration.
      The Old Old Story is ever new !!
      Blessings abundant
      David ( near Nottingham)

  5. Kim Washburn says:

    Amelia, I thank you for your letter. I am truly humbled after reading it. No matter what our circumstances the Lord will use us to reach out for others. I too have had chronic pain for decades. For too long I dwelt on the pain and wished that my life would be shortened because of it. For many years the Holy Spirit had kept after me to repent and put the Lord God back as the directer of my life. Earlier this year I finally decided that nothing in life was going to be satisfying or able to fill that great void in my heart and soul. I got down on my knees and prayed earnestly to be forgiven and to put Christ at the head of my life. Since then God has given me a peace that i haven’t experienced since my youth. I have given God my future and I do not spend time worrying what is in store for me. Instead I live each day to the fullest and ask god to give me wisdom, strength, and power to witness to others by my example and to witness directly to them when he leads. I have as many or more problems facing me now than ever before but my Lord God is always faithful to give me wisdom and the means to work things out. I now love to witness to others because I want them to experience the awesome peace the God provides without fail.
    Sister Amelia, you are in my prayers for I know the challenges that chronic pain presents. May God continue to bless you and help you in your life daily in your ministy to others. God will surely bless you for it.
    Kim Washburn

  6. I first found you on the radio in 1971,I believe. I was just baptised in the Holy Spirit and I was so excited about Jesus and frustrated that all my life I had not been told about the power of the Holy Spirit. When that happened I was praying for all sorts of people in the my kitchen. The first year, sixteen people came for prayer and accepted Jesus. I was a Catholic and on fire for God. I was able to have the Lord also baptize my 80 year old mother. She lived far away in another state. I went to visit her in ND and she got a new dose of real Jesus stuff. My mom said to me she saw such peace in me compared to her other children. That’s what the Holy Spirit does! I was widowed at age 32 when my husband died at age 34 after our 5th child was born.

    My life has been very hard. I’m going to be 80 this mo. I’m post-polio and extreme pain. I will possibly live 20 more years and wish it would not be because of the pain and isolation.

    I want to explain my view on the financial problems existing now. Our world is full of rebellious people who are rejecting God. Combined with the severe unemployment and loss of homes, homelessness, the enemy feels he is having a victory because so many ministries are failing now. But we have to be bold and reach out to people on the street, whereever we go daily. It is so ripe for harvest now. The hurting people will pray with us.
    I prayed with a man that fixed my chair at a sheel metal shop. He listened and shared w/me. He was the owner and refused to take payment. So I got another chance to pray with him when I went back to give him two magnetic necklaces for his 9 yr old daughter. He was a Catholic and hadn’t been to church in years. But he prayed with me and teared up. Same thing just happened at Les Schwabs (tires & brakes) when I asked a man if he was having a rough day. He teared up as we prayed right there in the waiting area. I sat down and took his hand and there Jesus was,,, I’ve prayed w/people at Fred Meyers often.
    The Christians are not doing enough to witness and we can be bold. Speak up—don’t be embarrassed. That’s a lie of the devil. Embarrassment is just pride anyway, afraid others might think we are weird. That’s another of his lies.
    My parents lived to be 100. I am the youngest of nine children and seven are still alive. My other siblings do not know about the Baptism of the Holy Spirit. I led my sister’s four children to Jesus. Like “Jesus could convert no one in Nazareth”, sort of applies to me as many family members felt I was peculiar now. I led my oldest sibling to Jesus about one year before he died. He was a pilot, WWII, shot down and suffered pain. He had a PHD and had turned his back on God, doubting His reality. One visit to him in Montana going to see my parents and he found Jesus . I never knew or expected he’d die so soon but he was ready. He knew Jesus! Wow!

    I want to thank you for your loving broadcasts etc. I have a computer only because my neighbor provides/connects me to his PC by wireless for free. How blessed I am. Yet I need prayer and am struggling financially and in spirit as so many sadnesses and so many medical needs. I see Pain Specialist. Neurologist, Orthopedic surgeon, Gastroenterologist, G.P. and more. I get so tired of going to doctors and the cost of gas!
    This is too lengthy. But I wanted to thank you for your love and I shall pray for new donors. You have blessed me beyond expression. I love to hear your music as you come on the radio. I wish I had a way to tape your broadcasts so I could listen again as I’m lying down to sleep.
    I’m nothing in this world and yet I am something to Jesus. You are doing the Lord’s blessed work. It is the Spirit of God coming through strongly over the airwaves. The Spirit is so evident even tho many do not have it, the Holy Spirit draws them with your ministry. Praise His Holy Name! I love you all. Thank you.

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