Cary, NC
Founded: 1952
Current Status: Member
Member Since: October 1, 1987
ECFA accredited organization

Financial Data
   Cash Donations $17,305,043
   Noncash Donations $1,272,261
   Other Revenue $19,594,813
   Total Revenue $38,172,117
   Total Expenses $36,382,612
Excess (or Deficit)
   for the Year
Other $-114,885
Total Change
   in Net Assets
Total Assets $41,214,255
Total Liabilities $16,386,676
Net Assets $24,827,579

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

Contact Information
Cary, NC
Tel: (919) 460-3700
Fax: (919) 460-3702
Top Leader: Mr. Lauren Libby
Donor Contact: Mr. Timothy Klingbeil

Ministry Description
Speaking fluently in more than 230 languages and dialects, TWR (also known as Trans World Radio) exists to reach the world for Jesus Christ. Our global media outreach engages millions in more than 160 countries with biblical truth. For over 60 years, God has enabled TWR to help lead people from doubt to decision to discipleship. Together with international partners, local churches and other ministries, TWR provides relevant programming, discipleship resources and dedicated workers to spread hope to individuals and communities around the globe. Whether using high-powered AM/MW, shortwave or FM radio, streaming content to internet users or visiting face-to-face with listeners, TWR leaves a lasting spiritual footprint.

Watching the events of the Middle East unfold over the last several years has intensified our desire to bring the hope of the gospel to Muslims affected by devastating war, lives lost, homes destroyed, and mass migration to other countries. TWR’s programs for the Middle East are part of our global focus on reaching our Muslim neighbors for Christ. With a small radio or a cellphone, those in despair are being encouraged through the life-giving Arabic programs of TWR.
TWR is upgrading our broadcast signal in the Caribbean and Latin America from 100,000 to 450,000 watts, and this will mean a significant increase in the cost of electricity. This stronger signal from the island of Bonaire will double our potential listening audience from 50 million to 100 million people. Your gifts to Shine 800 AM Bonaire will support the new transmitter operations and take the gospel farther and stronger throughout Latin America.
A devastating early-morning fire on December 22 damaged our ministry facilities in Cary, N.C. We don’t yet know how the fire began; a criminal investigation is underway. By God’s grace, no one was injured. We’re indebted to the first responders, who were on the scene in minutes — and our staff is maintaining operations in temporary quarters. Would you please help us meet this urgent need and restore our capacity to minister at full strength? TWR needs your prayers and financial support now.
TWR Women of Hope is a ministry offering compassion, encouragement, and hope to suffering women worldwide by organizing prayer groups in more than 120 countries, promoting awareness of women’s issues, and producing radio programming. Your gift to TWR Women of Hope will make a spiritual difference in a woman’s life.

Available Files
  • Audit (2016)

  • Other Names Under Which Funds May Be Raised
  • Trans World Radio
  • Trans World Radio Pacific

  • Ministry Sectors
  • Discipleship
  • Evangelism

  • Ministry Types
  • Evangelism (primary)
  • Bible Training
  • Church: Planting
  • Media: Radio
  • Bible Distribution
  • Bible Translation
  • Discipleship
  • Women's Ministry