The first step you have to take in building a successful partnership between community-minded business leaders and your radio ministry is a simple handshake. It is very difficult to ask successfully for a donation to your ministry if you haven't started building that relationship. Cold...

  Lots of folks have awards, album covers, pictures of famous people they’ve met and inspiring quotes.  A few even have their organization’s mission and vision statements. Unfortunately, the mission and vision statements eventually come off the wall; end up in a file.  If they’re lucky, it...

Dear Christian Radio,When you think about using your data, what is the first thing that comes to mind?  Is it how much data you have left for the month on your cell plan?  Is it how to use the analytics collected during the most recent...

Is it too late to ask what your New Year’s Resolutions are?  No, because there are many of our listeners who are asking the same question.  Many of the resolutions that are already in progress or beginning now have to do with a better something. ...

AFTERNOON SHOW HOST/MEDIA DIRECTORLife is good in Lynchburg . . . and PAR (Positive Alternative Radio) has a rare job opening! Nestled at the foot of the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains in Central Virginia, Spirit FM is seeking an All-Star Afternoon Show Host/Media Director.Inspiring, encouraging, fun! ...

Last week the entire Positive Alternative Radio family came together in Blacksburg for Vision Week.  It was a powerful testimony of the goodness and grace of God's love and forgiveness!  PAR has made no secret about how toxic our culture was just 4 short years...

Dear Christian Radio,You know that moment when the day of your big event arrives?  For months you’ve been planning, coordinating, delegating and preparing.  And now you’re here, with all of the anticipation and excitement that the day of your big event brings.  And then you...

Here’s a quote I heard recently: "In a world of high tech, people need high touch."Do you think this is true? Part of how we must be intentional about maintaining our culture of caring, leading, influencing and being a servant to those around us is how...

Dear Christian Radio, Fall of 2015 has proved to be an exciting season for Christian radio station owners and operators.  Even more so because of the release of the FCC’s AM Revitalization Order from October 23rd, 2015.  In this order, the FCC has allowed special provisions for AM...