Re: need for a radio 'spot'

John P. McKiness (
Fri, 14 Aug 1998 21:50:50 -0500


I have had similar experiences to yours and that is one reason why I do not
listen to "Christian" broadcasting anymore.

Unfortunately, I believe you will have to buy the radio stations to get the
air time you want.


At 12:59 PM 8/14/98 -0400, John Wagner wrote:
> I wonder if anyone in ACG has considered the possibility of
>producing a one-minute radio 'spot' (like a public service announcement)
>that could be distributed to Christian radio stations to play occasionally.
>It could be just a brief message that would indicate that it is possible to
>be a scientist and a Christian simultaneously and that we don't yet have
>all of the answers to the mysteries of Genesis, and that just maybe some of
>the scientists are right about the age of the earth and interpretations of
>the fossil record, and that these shouldn't be perceived as a test of faith.
> I don't know how expensive such an undertaking would be, or how
>complicated it would be to arrange distribution (mail to all Christian
>stations?), or who we could get to narrate it, but if even half of the
>stations would air the message, it would sure help the image of science
>among its listeners. It would also be an excellent ministry for ACG.
> I don't know the first thing about producing a radio 'spot', but I
>would be glad to help write a script if anyone else can take the lead in
>the technical and distribution areas. Any takers?
> John Wagner
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