Our History

1988

United Kingdom

  • CV founded as an international charity by Robert Edmiston.

1989

Philippines

  • Supported a church-planting program, which resulted in 106 new churches.
  • Ran training seminars for pastors of new churches.
  • Supported Kids Club, a children’s ministry with a membership of over 300,000.

Poland

  • Supported church planters in establishing 20+ churches for 3 years.

1990

India

  • Produced a series of Leadership Now radio programs that were broadcast into India.

Philippines

  • Partly-funded Snatched From The Dark, a full-length feature film about the power of God over the demonic realm.

Hong Kong

  • Distributed Bibles to over 55,000 Vietnamese people in refugee camps.
  • Established churches in 5 of the 12 refugee camps. Hundreds of people became Christians.

1991

India

  • Supported 60 evangelists to travel through 1039 villages in northern India.
  • Introduced over 8,000 people to Jesus.
  • Baptized 2,000 people. Established 445 mini churches.

Vietnam

  • Supported church planting, leadership training and Christian literature translation. Despite heavy persecution, the Church here continued to grow.

1992

China (Island of Palau)

  • Supported the construction of a shortwave radio station to broadcast to China in Mandarin.
  • Partnered with High Adventure radio ministries – a significant step that led us into broadcast media.

United Kingdom

  • Constructed a radio production studio at CV’s main office complex.
  • Produced Christian radio programs in multiple languages, including Mandarin.
  • Printed The Simple Truth, a manual designed to teach the foundations of Christianity with simple terminology.
  • The book was originally used to train leaders in Africa but has since been translated into many languages.
 It is also now available for free electronically.

Tanzania, Zaire, Burundi

  • Commenced a church-planting project that released 170 church planters into east and central Africa.
  • Developed a leadership training program.
  • Established 5 bible schools.
  • Started a mobile version of the training program.

Kenya

  • Trained 4000 pastors in 5 regions.

1993

Estonia

  • Supported the Christian Pentecostal Church in equipping the growing and emerging Church in Estonia.
  • Supported 2 deaf evangelists to reach the oppressed deaf community with the Gospel. Also established churches and a bible school for the deaf.
  • Supported a school worker to promote evangelism and discipleship in local high schools.
  • Supported the production and broadcast of radio programs for 3 hours every evening.

Amazon Rainforest

  • Supported 25 evangelists to travel into the Amazon rainforest by canoe and reach tribal communities with the Gospel.
  • This contact would later become a partner in our Impact a Nation projects, providing the people as missionaries for Mozambique, Angola and East Timor.

1994

Zambia

  • Commissioned Breaking The Chains, a video telling the story of Zambia and its recent dedication to God.
  • Built a shortwave radio station to broadcast to Zambia and surrounding countries.

1996

Zambia

  • Launched Radio Christian Voice on FM 106.2mhz. The radio station soon became a household name in Zambia and a flagship for quality content.

United Kingdom

  • Constructed new production facilities in West Bromwich.
  • Produced quality English radio programs for African affiliates.

Mozambique

  • Launched an Impact-a-Nation project in North Mozambique.
  • Supported 70 pastors from Brazil to work alongside local pastors on the church-planting project.

1997

Zambia

  • Built a bible college with an emphasis on church planting to train hundreds of local Christians. Also taught practical skills such as farming to help provide food and income.
  • Supported the top graduating students for 3 years, enabling them to focus on planting more churches.

Chile

  • Purchased a shortwave transmitter site formerly owned by the Chilean government.
  • Began broadcasting Spanish programs to Latin America.

1998

USA

  • Launched Voz Cristiana at production studios in Miami, broadcasting in Spanish 24 hours a day to Central America, South America, the USA and Spain. The first affiliate of Voz Cristiana went live in 1999 in Argentina and Peru. Soon after, over 400 affiliates were rebroadcasting CV programs, touching millions of lives every day.
  • Added a Portuguese program stream in 2001, broadcasting 18 hours a day to Brazil.
  • Later renamed Voz Cristiana to CVC La Voz.

2000

East Timor

  • Instigated an Impact-a-Nation project in East Timor.
  • Supported 50 pastors from Brazil to establish a church-planting project.
  • Installed an FM radio station.

Mozambique

  • Extended an existing Impact-a-Nation project to include South Mozambique and added another 30 pastors.

2001

Angola

  • Launched another Impact-a-Nation project.
  • Established 5 schools of over 
2000 children.
  • Established 23 churches.
  • Established a drug rehabilitation centre.

2002

Australia

  • Broadcasted the Gospel in 3 languages to China, Indonesia, India and other parts of Southeast Asia.
  • Built production studio complex in Maroochydore as a regional base for Asia Pacific.

United Kingdom

  • Broadcasted Bollywood music and Gospel content on shortwave to India in Hindi from production facilities in the UK. The Voice Asia later extended to include Pakistan and Nepal.

2003

USA

  • Moved Voz Cristiana to a new studio facility in Miami.

2006

Brazil

  • Partnered with a Brazilian TV ministry to build a national broadcasting network with transmitters in 30 locations.

Germany

  • Purchased a powerful transmitter shortwave transmission site, enabling CV to broadcast the Gospel to Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and Russia.

2007

South Africa

  • Moved the existing programing facility from the UK to Cape Town.
  • Constructed studios and training facilities for affiliate stations around Africa.
  • The affiliate station network continues to expand today.

2008

Zambia

  • Moved Radio Christian Voice to a new studio premises in the heart of Lusaka, the capital city of Zambia. The new studios facilitated the inclusion of a local languages program stream.

Singapore, Indonesia, India

  • Opened strategic country offices to help provide relevant program content and localized follow-up response.

2009

Ukraine

  • Launched the One Hope project, aimed at helping and mentoring children in state orphanages in Ukraine. This project has since been instrumental in launching a national organisation called Ukraine Without Orphans.

2010

Ukraine

  • Constructed the CIS regional office and studios in Kiev with a focus on using the Internet to broadcast the Gospel.
  • Launched Zazazu.tv, a site offering video blogs and live program streaming for Russian-speaking youth.
  • Launched Proactive.fm, an Internet radio station.

Australia

  • Closed the Darwin shortwave site to focus on using the Internet as a broadcasting platform.

Myanmar, Indonesia

  • Launched Impact-a-Nation projects in Myanmar and Indonesia.
  • Trained and released 120 nationals to establish churches.

2011

South Africa

  • Produced Home, an evangelistic feature film for the deaf. 2,500 people dedicated their lives to Christ after watching the film. It was then released in Zimbabwe.

Australia

  • Launched yesHEis as an international website to mobilise Christians to share their faith online.

Middle East

  • Established a production team to pioneer Sharek Online, the Arabic equivalent of yesHEis.
  • Established I.M.S., an Internet mission school to train and resource believers to evangelize online.

2014

Globally

  • Rebranded CV and yesHEis to reunite offices and teams around the world.
  • Expanded the yesHEis initiative across key languages and countries.

China

  • Opened a country office in Beijing and launched yesHEis in China.

2015

Germany, Brazil, Philippines, Taiwan, Korea

  • Launched yesHEis franchises in the local languages.

USA

  • Opened a regional office in Dallas and launched yesHEis in the North America.

2016

Globally

  • Transitioned yesHEis to an app-only strategy.
  • Added a fresh emphasis on encouraging Christians to share the Gospel with their friends.
  • Expanded online direct-evangelism strategies.
  • Reached 1 million Gospel presentations online as part of the #goeverywhere global evangelism campaign.

Australia, Venezuela, Ukraine

  • Launched the NPI brand as a primary Impact-a-Nation activity.

Ukraine

  • Campaigned for government legislation changes for orphans as part of our One Hope project in CIS.

Middle East

  • Sent outreach pioneers to serve and minister to refugees in Europe.

United Kingdom

  • CV founded as an international charity by Robert Edmiston.

Philippines

  • Supported a church-planting program, which resulted in 106 new churches.
  • Ran training seminars for pastors of new churches.
  • Supported Kids Club, a children’s ministry with a membership of over 300,000.

Poland

  • Supported church planters in establishing 20+ churches for 3 years.

India

  • Produced a series of Leadership Now radio programs that were broadcast into India.

Philippines

  • Partly-funded Snatched From The Dark, a full-length feature film about the power of God over the demonic realm.

Hong Kong

  • Distributed Bibles to over 55,000 Vietnamese people in refugee camps.
  • Established churches in 5 of the 12 refugee camps. Hundreds of people became Christians.

India

  • Supported 60 evangelists to travel through 1039 villages in northern India.
  • Introduced over 8,000 people to Jesus.
  • Baptized 2,000 people. Established 445 mini churches.

Vietnam

  • Supported church planting, leadership training and Christian literature translation. Despite heavy persecution, the Church here continued to grow.

China (Island of Palau)

  • Supported the construction of a shortwave radio station to broadcast to China in Mandarin.
  • Partnered with High Adventure radio ministries – a significant step that led us into broadcast media.

United Kingdom

  • Constructed a radio production studio at CV’s main office complex.
  • Produced Christian radio programs in multiple languages, including Mandarin.
  • Printed The Simple Truth, a manual designed to teach the foundations of Christianity with simple terminology.
  • The book was originally used to train leaders in Africa but has since been translated into many languages.
 It is also now available for free electronically.

Tanzania, Zaire, Burundi

  • Commenced a church-planting project that released 170 church planters into east and central Africa.
  • Developed a leadership training program.
  • Established 5 bible schools.
  • Started a mobile version of the training program.

Kenya

  • Trained 4000 pastors in 5 regions.

Estonia

  • Supported the Christian Pentecostal Church in equipping the growing and emerging Church in Estonia.
  • Supported 2 deaf evangelists to reach the oppressed deaf community with the Gospel. Also established churches and a bible school for the deaf.
  • Supported a school worker to promote evangelism and discipleship in local high schools.
  • Supported the production and broadcast of radio programs for 3 hours every evening.

Amazon Rainforest

  • Supported 25 evangelists to travel into the Amazon rainforest by canoe and reach tribal communities with the Gospel.
  • This contact would later become a partner in our Impact a Nation projects, providing the people as missionaries for Mozambique, Angola and East Timor.

Zambia

  • Commissioned Breaking The Chains, a video telling the story of Zambia and its recent dedication to God.
  • Built a shortwave radio station to broadcast to Zambia and surrounding countries.

Zambia

  • Launched Radio Christian Voice on FM 106.2mhz. The radio station soon became a household name in Zambia and a flagship for quality content.

United Kingdom

  • Constructed new production facilities in West Bromwich.
  • Produced quality English radio programs for African affiliates.

Mozambique

  • Launched an Impact-a-Nation project in North Mozambique.
  • Supported 70 pastors from Brazil to work alongside local pastors on the church-planting project.

Zambia

  • Built a bible college with an emphasis on church planting to train hundreds of local Christians. Also taught practical skills such as farming to help provide food and income.
  • Supported the top graduating students for 3 years, enabling them to focus on planting more churches.

Chile

  • Purchased a shortwave transmitter site formerly owned by the Chilean government.
  • Began broadcasting Spanish programs to Latin America.

USA

  • Launched Voz Cristiana at production studios in Miami, broadcasting in Spanish 24 hours a day to Central America, South America, the USA and Spain. The first affiliate of Voz Cristiana went live in 1999 in Argentina and Peru. Soon after, over 400 affiliates were rebroadcasting CV programs, touching millions of lives every day.
  • Added a Portuguese program stream in 2001, broadcasting 18 hours a day to Brazil.
  • Later renamed Voz Cristiana to CVC La Voz.

East Timor

  • Instigated an Impact-a-Nation project in East Timor.
  • Supported 50 pastors from Brazil to establish a church-planting project.
  • Installed an FM radio station.

Mozambique

  • Extended an existing Impact-a-Nation project to include South Mozambique and added another 30 pastors.

Angola

  • Launched another Impact-a-Nation project.
  • Established 5 schools of over 
2000 children.
  • Established 23 churches.
  • Established a drug rehabilitation centre.

Australia

  • Broadcasted the Gospel in 3 languages to China, Indonesia, India and other parts of Southeast Asia.
  • Built production studio complex in Maroochydore as a regional base for Asia Pacific.

United Kingdom

  • Broadcasted Bollywood music and Gospel content on shortwave to India in Hindi from production facilities in the UK. The Voice Asia later extended to include Pakistan and Nepal.

USA

  • Moved Voz Cristiana to a new studio facility in Miami.

Brazil

  • Partnered with a Brazilian TV ministry to build a national broadcasting network with transmitters in 30 locations.

Germany

  • Purchased a powerful transmitter shortwave transmission site, enabling CV to broadcast the Gospel to Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and Russia.

South Africa

  • Moved the existing programing facility from the UK to Cape Town.
  • Constructed studios and training facilities for affiliate stations around Africa.
  • The affiliate station network continues to expand today.

Zambia

  • Moved Radio Christian Voice to a new studio premises in the heart of Lusaka, the capital city of Zambia. The new studios facilitated the inclusion of a local languages program stream.

Singapore, Indonesia, India

  • Opened strategic country offices to help provide relevant program content and localized follow-up response.

Ukraine

  • Launched the One Hope project, aimed at helping and mentoring children in state orphanages in Ukraine. This project has since been instrumental in launching a national organisation called Ukraine Without Orphans.

Ukraine

  • Constructed the CIS regional office and studios in Kiev with a focus on using the Internet to broadcast the Gospel.
  • Launched Zazazu.tv, a site offering video blogs and live program streaming for Russian-speaking youth.
  • Launched Proactive.fm, an Internet radio station.

Australia

  • Closed the Darwin shortwave site to focus on using the Internet as a broadcasting platform.

Myanmar, Indonesia

  • Launched Impact-a-Nation projects in Myanmar and Indonesia.
  • Trained and released 120 nationals to establish churches.

South Africa

  • Produced Home, an evangelistic feature film for the deaf. 2,500 people dedicated their lives to Christ after watching the film. It was then released in Zimbabwe.

Australia

  • Launched yesHEis as an international website to mobilise Christians to share their faith online.

Middle East

  • Established a production team to pioneer Sharek Online, the Arabic equivalent of yesHEis.
  • Established I.M.S., an Internet mission school to train and resource believers to evangelize online.

Globally

  • Rebranded CV and yesHEis to reunite offices and teams around the world.
  • Expanded the yesHEis initiative across key languages and countries.

China

  • Opened a country office in Beijing and launched yesHEis in China.

Germany, Brazil, Philippines, Taiwan, Korea

  • Launched yesHEis franchises in the local languages.

USA

  • Opened a regional office in Dallas and launched yesHEis in the North America.

Globally

  • Transitioned yesHEis to an app-only strategy.
  • Added a fresh emphasis on encouraging Christians to share the Gospel with their friends.
  • Expanded online direct-evangelism strategies.
  • Reached 1 million Gospel presentations online as part of the #goeverywhere global evangelism campaign.

Australia, Venezuela, Ukraine

  • Launched the NPI brand as a primary Impact-a-Nation activity.

Ukraine

  • Campaigned for government legislation changes for orphans as part of our One Hope project in CIS.

Middle East

  • Sent outreach pioneers to serve and minister to refugees in Europe.