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Religious broadcasting

Religious broadcasting refers to the dissemination of television and/or radio content that intentionally has religious ideas, religious experience, or religious practice as its core focus. In some countries, religious broadcasting developed within the context of public service provision, whilst in others, it has been driven more by religious organisations themselves. Across Europe and in the US and Canada, religious broadcasting began in the earliest days of radio with the transmission of religious worship, preaching or'talks'. Over time, formats evolved to include a broad range of styles and approaches, including radio and television drama and chat show formats, as well as more traditional devotional content. Today, many religious organizations record sermons and lectures, have moved into distributing content on their own web-based IP channels. Religious broadcasting can be funded commercially or through some sort of public broadcasting-style arrangement. Donations from listeners and viewers tax-deductible, are solicited by some broadcasters.

In the US, 42 percent of non-commercial radio stations have a religious format where on the other hand about 80 percent of the 2,400 Christian radio stations and 100 full-power Christian TV stations throughout the entire United States are considered non-profit. In some countries those with an established state religion, broadcasting related to one particular religion only is allowed, or in some cases required. For example, a function of the state-owned Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation is by law "to broadcast such programmes as may promote Islamic ideology, national unity and principles of democracy, freedom equality and social justice as enunciated by Islam...". Religious radio stations include 3ABN Australia Radio Melbourne Jewish Radio Australia National Hindu Radio World Hindu Radio. Vatican Radio is its sister media. Buddhist Broadcasting Foundation Humanistische Omroep: A small broadcaster dedicated to secular Humanism. IKON: A small broadcaster representing a diverse set of nine mainstream Christian churches.

Joodse Omroep The new name of NIKmedia: Dutch-Jewish broadcaster. NIO: Small Islamic broadcaster. NMO: Small Islamic broadcaster more progressive than the NIO. OHM: Small Hindu broadcaster. RKK: Small Roman Catholic broadcaster, actual programming produced by the KRO. Roman Catholic events and services on television are broadcast by the RKK. ZvK: Small broadcaster that broadcasts church services from some smaller Protestant churches. Rhema Media encompasses three radio networks. Catholic Media Network FEBC Philippines INC Radio 954 Sonshine Radio Radio Maryja – A Christian-national Polish educational and religious radio station based in Toruń, belonging to the Lux Veritatis Foundation registered in Warsaw. GCN Global Christian Network CTS CBS FEBC Korea PBC; the religious ethos of the Corporation, the importance attributed to the place of its religious output is predominantly due to the distinctive and formative role played by the BBC's first Director-General, John Reith. Reith was the son of a Presbyterian minister.

Although opposed to narrow dogmatism, he believed that it was a public service duty of the BBC to promote religion. The pattern established by Reith in the early days, the advisory system that he established, continued to exert a strong influence on the corporation's religious output through the war years and beyond, extend from radio into television. British broadcasting laws prohibit religious organisations, political parties, local government and trade unions from running national analogue terrestrial stations; some religious radio stations are available in certain areas on the VHF wavebands. Premier Radio is available on MW in the London area and nationally on DAB. United Christian Broadcasters is available in both the London and Stoke-on-Trent areas, nationally as well via DAB. There are several UK-based radio stations which serve a genre group or locality, such as Cross Rhythms based in Stoke-on-Trent, a contemporary music station with a local FM community radio licence. Branch FM is a volunteer-run community Christian radio station.

Like most other local Christian station

C'est ta chance

"C'est ta chance" is the name of a 1987 song recorded by the French singer and songwriter Jean-Jacques Goldman. It was released on April 1988 as the third single from his album Entre gris clair et gris foncé, on which it features as the fifth track; the song achieved a moderate success in France, in comparison with Goldman's previous and next singles. Written by Jean-Jacques Goldman, the song tells the story of a girl who wants to succeed in life and, forced to fight against the difficulties of life to achieve it; the video was produced as an animated feature. In it, a girl dreams of becoming a music star and she succeeds thanks to her perseverance. About this song, Goldman explained in an interview: "This song is similar to what I have done before, it is a caricature. I like the lyrics"; the song features on the live album Traces. It was included on Goldman's compilations Intégrale and Singulier. "C'est ta chance" debuted at #37 on the French Singles Chart on April 16, 1988. It climbed but stop dead at #16 continued dropping on the chart.

It remained in the top 50 for only 12 weeks, thus becoming the second least-selling single from the album Entre gris clair et gris foncé. It was released in Canada; the song was covered by the contestants of the Canadian Star Academy in 2004. This version is available on an album. 7" single"C'est ta chance" — 4:26 "Doux" — 3:5412" maxi"C'est ta chance" — 4:59 "Doux" — 3:54CD single"C'est ta chance" — 4:26 "Doux" — 3:54 "Il me restera" — 3:14 "C'est ta chance", story and anecdotes

Sho Hatsuyama

Sho Hatsuyama is a Japanese former professional cyclist, who rode professionally between 2011 and 2019 for the Utsunomiya Blitzen, Bridgestone–Anchor and Nippo–Vini Fantini–Faizanè teams. His first victory in a road race as a professional was in the 2013 Tour de Okinawa, which he won after the first-place finisher was demoted due to rule violations. In October 2015, he won the ninth stage of the Tour de Singkarak, he became the Japanese road race champion in June 2016. In May 2019, he was named in the startlist for the 2019 Giro d'Italia. 2013 1st Tour de Okinawa 2015 1st Stage 9 Tour of Singkarak 2016 1st National Road Race Championships 2017 1st Mountains classification Tour of Japan Sho Hatsuyama at Cycling Archives Sho Hatsuyama at CQ Ranking Sho Hatsuyama at ProCyclingStats

Grant Thomas (politician)

Grant Thomas is a New Zealand politician. He was the Member of Parliament for Hamilton West from 1990 to 1993, a Hamilton city councillor from 1995 to 2007, including a period as deputy mayor. Thomas was educated at Southwell School and Hamilton Boys' High School. In the 1990 election Thomas stood for the National Party, taking the Hamilton West electorate from Trevor Mallard; however he lost it to Labour's Martin Gallagher in the 1993 election. Thomas was a Hamilton city councillor from 1995 to 2007. Thomas served under five mayors during his twelve years of office in the council. In 2003 a comment about then-mayor David Braithwaite being a dictator prompted fellow councillor Bill Ward to question Thomas' support for the mayor; this led to Jody Garrett nominating Ward in a bid to replace Thomas as deputy mayor. The move failed, with ten councillors backing Thomas and only four supporting Ward. In 2005 Thomas claimed that the 13 members of the city council were excessive, saying " salary is too high for the workload".

By reducing the number to ten, Thomas explained. Thomas now lives in Perth, Australia with his family

Woodville, Georgia

Woodville is a city in Greene County, United States. The population was 321 at the 2010 census, down from 400 at the 2000 census. According to tradition Woodville was so named from the fact; the Georgia General Assembly incorporated Woodville as a city in 1911. Woodville is in northeastern Greene County along Georgia State Route 77, 4.5 miles north of Union Point and 8 miles south of Maxeys. Greensboro, the Greene County seat, is 9 miles to the southwest. According to the United States Census Bureau, Woodville has a total area of 4.9 square miles, of which 0.02 square miles, or 0.33%, is water. As of the census of 2000, there were 400 people, 136 households, 99 families residing in the city; the population density was 81.3 people per square mile. There were 147 housing units at an average density of 29.9 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 29.50% White, 69.50% African American, 0.75% Native American and 0.25% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.50% of the population. There were 136 households out of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.9% were married couples living together, 26.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 27.2% were non-families.

22.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.8% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.94 and the average family size was 3.43. In the city, the population was spread out with 30.3% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 23.8% from 25 to 44, 27.0% from 45 to 64, 11.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 86.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.5 males. The median income for a household in the city was $31,667, the median income for a family was $34,219. Males had a median income of $25,568 versus $22,500 for females; the per capita income for the city was $14,550. About 19.4% of families and 28.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 40.6% of those under age 18 and 9.3% of those age 65 or over. Woodville was home to Major Robert McWhorter who represented Greene County in the Georgia General Assembly for most of the period 1847-1884.

McWhorter is noted as being the first Republican Speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives under the Reconstruction era government. McWhorter is buried in Woodville Cemetery

Rusina ferruginea

The brown rustic is a species of moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in Europe. East across the Palearctic to the Sayan Mountains in Central Asia; the wingspan is 32–40 mm. The ground colour of the forewings is dark brown. A series of small white marks run along the costa; the stigmata are not well defined. The antemedian line is darker than the ground colour; the postmedian line is fine and darker than ground colour. The subterminal line is irregular; the hindwings are yellow brown, with a small discal spot. The moth flies from June to July depending on the location; the larvae feed including Rumex species. Brown Rustic on UKmoths Funet Charanyca Taxonomy Charanyca ferruginea on Fauna Europaea Charanyca ferruginea on Charanyca ferruginea on