Russian Christian Radio

Estes Park, CO
Founded: 1946
Current Status: Member
Member Since: August 22, 2012
ECFA accredited organization

Financial Data
   Cash Donations $261,425
   Noncash Donations $0
   Other Revenue $0
   Total Revenue $261,425
   Total Expenses $262,656
Excess (or Deficit)
   for the Year
Other $0
Total Change
   in Net Assets
Total Assets $181,161
Total Liabilities $0
Net Assets $181,161

Data for year ended December 31, 2016
Per the organization's financial statements

Contact Information
Russian Christian Radio
Estes Park, CO
Tel: (770) 864-6464
Fax: (970) 586-6374
Top Leader: Mr. C. Ray Brumbeloe
Donor Contact: Mrs. Susan Shull

Ministry Description
The purpose of RCR (Russian Christian Radio, Inc.) is to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ, reaching hopeless and broken Russian-speaking people throughout the world, primarily in Russia and former Republics of the former USSR, with the transforming love and power of Jesus Christ. We have three ministry areas, where we provide evangelism and discipleship: 1) Radio - production of Christian radio and video programming which is broadcast via satellite, internet, and some local radio stations in Russia, as well as production of Christian CDs, DVDs, and literature that are sent to prisoners and others in response to letters received; 2) Christian Magazine - publication of "The Gospel Behind Barbed Wire," a unique magazine just for prisoners; and 3) Rehab Centers - Christian "Pirkko Home" liberation rehabilitation centers, ministering to alcoholics, drug addicts, and former prisoners.

Russian Christian Radio (RCR) is involved in three areas of ministry in Russia: Radio/Video Programs, a Prison Magazine, and Rehab Centers (drug & alcohol). All three areas work together to proclaim the gospel to Russian-speakers. The radio ministry began in 1946; programs are available at, on CDs and on local radio stations. Since 1994, our rehab centers and Christian magazine for prisoners called "The Gospel Behind Barbed Wire" also share the gospel with Russians who need Christ.
Russian Christian Radio (RCR) publishes a Christian magazine for Russian-speaking prisoners called “The Gospel Behind Barbed Wire.” Its goal is to penetrate prisons with the light of Christ, answering the deep spiritual questions prisoners have and offering hope of a transformed life. This unique magazine provides a variety of articles, sermons, and testimonies which lead the reader to God. We are currently reaching about 70-75% of the ~700 prisons across Russia with our magazine.
RCR has Christian Rehab Centers in Russia known as "Liberation" Pirkko Homes where drug addicts and alcoholics, many having served prison time, can come to be rid of their addictions and learn a better way to live, through repentance and a new life in Christ. Each day of the 5 mo program includes Bible Study and learning to work together with others in the Home and at a job to help support the center. Graduates may continue on to an adaptation program where some vocational training is provided.
Russian Christian Radio (RCR) began as a radio ministry in 1946, sending the gospel into Russia as the iron curtain attempted to cut off the outside world. RCR continues to share Christ with Russian-speakers via audio and video programming in the form of sermons, Bible teaching and testimonies, available on the internet at, on youtube, and TBN Christian station "VERA 24,” as well as by satellite, radio and CDs sent to prisons. Help us reach millions of Russians for Christ!

Ministry Sectors
  • Evangelism
  • Human Services & Medical

  • Ministry Types
  • Media: Radio (primary)
  • Evangelism
  • Media: Internet
  • Prison Ministry, Post-prison
  • Alcohol, Drug Recovery
  • Literature Pub/Distribution
  • Missions: Foreign