Mission Compass Radio Show

Episode 080622- Bill Ball and the Slavic Gospel Association

Tune in this week as we get an update from our friend Bill Ball, the Canadian Director of Slavic Gospel Association Canada. The last time we talked to Bill, it was the beginning of the war in Ukraine. But Bill has no bad news to share; instead, you will be incredibly encouraged as to hear how this ministry is blessing and providing hope to those in war-torn Ukraine and Russia. Getting involved in the Great Commission may be easier than you think; join us and find out how you can help too! To listen, visit http://galcom.link/mission-compass-schedule, and find a station in your area.

Episode 073022- Gary Ringger and Lifesong for Orphans

This week on the Mission Compass, we hear from Gary Ringger, Orphan Advocate and Founder of Lifesong for Orphans Canada, a ministry that cares for the physical, educational, and spiritual needs of orphans and vulnerable children around the world. There are over 153 million orphans worldwide; tune in and find out how you can get involved, some way, somehow in the Great Commission.

Episode 072322- Al Wyatt and Galcom International Canada

Tune in this week when Al Wyatt, Missions Team Lead at Galcom International Canada, joins Tim on the Mission Compass—your guide to the Great Commission. Join us as we take you behind the scenes and discuss how we are working in partnership with other ministries to fulfill the Great Commission. Galcom International partners with ministries worldwide to provide “technical durable equipment” like solar-powered radios & audio Bibles and radio tower & station installations. Listen in and see how you can get involved!

Episode 071622- Alex Muir and Pioneers Canada

Tune in this weekend as Tim catches up with Alex Muir from Pioneers Canada as he shares all about his last mission trip to Bolivia. Due to COVID restrictions, Alex and the team had not been able to minister to the Quechua people in person since 2019, but the Lord opened up the doors of travel and they were able to send a team just this past June. Listen in and hear all about their trip and how the Lord miraculously provided for the team and their needs along the way. Who knows, maybe you will join them on a short-term trip in the future!

Episode 070922- Wayne Johnson and Tearfund Canada

Tune in this weekend and join the conversation between Tim Whitehead and Wayne Johnson! No, not Dwayne Johnson—Wayne Johnson of Tearfund Canada, and hear all about this ministry’s goal to end world poverty. Faith, like charity, begins at home and so, Wayne tells us how he and his ministry are working to reach First Nations People, right here in Canada, in a culturally sensitive way. Join us. Get inspired. Get motivated. Get involved in the Great Commission

Episode 070222- Charles Cibene and MegaVoice

Tune in this week when we catch up with Charles Cibene, CEO of MegaVoice, as he shares all about what their ministry is doing and how they have hit another major milestone in their ministry. Join Tim and Charles as they share some incredible stories about the lives that have been changed through receiving a MegaVoice audio Bible!

Episode 062522- “Elise” and Create International

This week on Mission Compass, we hear from “Elise”, a missionary with Create International, who is using her creative skills and abilities to reach people with the Good News of Jesus Christ. Now, we can’t tell you her real name or what country she is working in because of security and safety concerns, but tune in and hear all about how she reaches people in places where it is not acceptable to be a Christian. Be encouraged by stories of the Great Commission; and who knows, maybe even get involved some way, somehow, in sharing the love of God with those in your sphere of influence.

Episode 061822- Dan Hatfield and Nations One

Join us in this weekend’s conversation with Dan Hatfield, CEO of Nations One, as he shares stories from his mission work—installing radio towers for Christian radio stations. Tune in and hear about the impact radio is having all over the world, from right here in our own backyard with First Nations people, to Liberia and Belize!

Episode 061122- Tim Whitehead and Galcom International Canada

Join Tim Whitehead this week as he catches up with…well, himself! Yes, our very own host will be answering questions about his involvement in missions, how he came to be involved in Galcom International, and how that led to hosting the Mission Compass—your guide to the Great Commission. You want to tune in and get to know more about the ministry of Galcom and our hearts for reaching the unreached with the Good News of Jesus Christ!

Episode 060422- Phil Whitehead and BCM

Tune in this weekend as we catch up with Phil Whitehead, Director of BCM, as he shares with us the importance of discipling children. Statistics show that more and more youth are falling away from their faith. So, you want to tune in and find out what you can do to keep your kids engaged in the Great Commission so that they continue to live out their faith well into adulthood.

Episode 052822- Marvin J. Newell and the Alliance for the Unreached

Join Tim Whitehead and Marvin J. Newell of the Alliance for the Unreached, as they discuss the upcoming International Day for the Unreached. A third of the world has no access to the Gospel, which means that almost 3 billion people have not heard the Good News of Jesus Christ. Tune in and find out how you can get involved on Sunday, June 5th on International Day for the Unreached

Episode 052122- Rick Bradford and SIM

Join us this week on the Mission Compass—your guide to the great commission and hear from missionary Rick Bradford. Rick has been serving in missions for the past 8 years in the country of Nigeria, and he shares with us some of the struggles he has been facing in recent months. The reality is this—we need more people saying YES to mission work. Whether you’re a machinist, if you work in plumbing, if you do music, computers, any of these different practical ways can be used to serve in the Great Commission. So, tune in, get inspired, get involved today!

Episode 051422- Greg Constable and Matt Dickson

Join us this week, when we catch up with Matt Dickson, Founder of Eggpreneur; and Greg Constable, Executive Director for Katalyst World Partners. Tune in and hear all about how they are ministering on the mission field in ground-breaking ways, using micro-enterprise, entrepreneurship, and midwifery to fulfill the Great Commission.

Episode 050722- Andrew Brown and Every Village

Join Tim whitehead and Andrew Brown, Director of Every Village. Andrew gives us an update on what their ministry is doing in South Sudan, as well as an update on their Run for Radios event. Do you want to get involved in the Great Commission? Tune in and find out how you can be involved today!

Episode 043022- Allan McGuirl Celebrating 50 Years in Ministry

This weekend, we celebrate all of the work that God has done through our founder, Allan McGuirl, over the last 50 years. Tune in and reminisce with him and Tim Whitehead, get encouraged by Allan’s story, and be inspired to get involved in the Great Commission.

Episode 042322- Ann Burgess and the Mien Bible

According to the Joshua Project, unreached people groups are those who have “few evangelicals and few who identify as Christians. Little if any, history of Christianity.” (joashuaproject.net/global/progress, 2022) There are currently 7,387 unreached people groups; that is a total of 3,287,257,000 people or 42% of the world who have not yet heard the Good News of Jesus Christ. This week, we hear from missionary Ann Burgess, who worked with the unreached Mien people in Thailand. Ann has spent the last 40 years learning the language, translating to provide a Bible in their language, the first time ever for this people group. Tune in and hear all about how God is moving in this area, and find out how you can get involved in reaching the unreached.

Episode 041622- Susie Jennings and Operation Care

Have you ever heard the term “Bridging the Gap?” Well, this week we chat with Susie Jennings, founder, and director of Operation Care International, an agency in Dallas, Texas, that partners with organizations worldwide to bring vital services and resources to the needy. Bridging the Gap is something they know a lot about and they want to share with you, how you can help, right from your own home. Join Tim Whitehead, learn how you too can get involved in reaching those in need, and fulfill your part in the Great Commission.

Episode 040922- Hans Ostrem and FCA

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In today’s context, it is easy to be influenced by those living in the limelight and by the current events happening in the world. That is why, this weekend, we are talking with Hans Ostrem of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. FCA strives to lead every coach and athlete into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and His Church by encouraging them to use their influence to promote the Good News to the world. Join Tim Whitehead and hear all about using your influence to lead others into a deeper relationship with God. Be encouraged by stories of the Great Commission, and see how you can get involved

Episode 040222- Tim Condy and Faith Mission

Most of us can’t travel around the world to tell others about Jesus. That’s why, this week, we talk to Tim Condy of the Faith Mission. He shares with us how we can motivate and equip our local church so we can share the Gospel with people right in the neighbourhood we live in. We all have a part to play in the Great Commission—tune in and find out how you can get involved.

Episode 032622- Floyd Brobbel and VOM

Join Tim Whitehead and Floyd Brobbel, CEO of Voice Of the Martyrs Canada, as he gives us an update on what their ministry has been working on recently. VOM educates and supports pastors who are at risk of persecution in countries where being a Christian is not widely accepted. Tune in, and find you how you can help and support those who are serving Jesus Christ in some of the most difficult areas.

Episode 031922- Roger and Heather Ewald


Join Tim Whitehead and Roger & Heather Ewald as they share all of the ways they are serving in the Great Commission, right from their hometown of Kirkland, Washington. Not only are Roger and Heather amazing Volunteer Area Reps with Galcom, but they also serve in many capacities right in their community. Whether it is preparing peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for the homeless or making gift boxes for children in need, Roger and Heather are always ready to serve. So, tune in (this weekend) and get encouraged by their stories of the Great Commission.

Episode 031222- Andrew Brown and Every Village


In South Sudan, 3 out of 4 people can’t read. In most of the unreached world, radio is the only way people will hear the good news of Jesus Christ. Join Tim Whitehead and Andrew Brown, Executive Director of Every Village, to discuss how God is moving in their ministry. Galcom and Every Village are working together to bring the Good News of the Gospel, peace, and reconciliation to the people of South Sudan. Tune in and find out how you can get involved this year in the Run For Radios event on April 16th

Episode 030522- Bill Ball and the SGAC


Join Tim Whitehead and Bill Ball, Director of the Slavic Gospel Association of Canada, as they discuss the situation in Ukraine. Bill gives us an update on what they are doing to help, and lets us know how we can help, too. Right now, there are people in the Ukraine that need your assistance, whether it be financially or through prayer. You will want to tune in and see how you can get involved

Episode 022622- Tani Baraku and Radio Emanuel


Join Tim Whitehead and Tani Baraku, Executive Director of Radio Emanuel in Korçë, Albania. Galcom International has been partnering with Radio Emanuel to bring the Good News of Jesus Christ to Albania for 20 years. Much has been accomplished since the first radio order went out to Cimi Baraku in 2003! So, tune in and find out how God has been moving through this ministry in what was the world’s first atheist country.

Episode 021922- Ron Harris and Media Alliance International


Join Tim Whitehead and Ron Harris, President of Media Alliance International. Does the name sound familiar? It should, because Ron is the weekly voice of the Mission Compass show. Tune in and hear all about how he has been using his own sphere of influence to minister to those who need to hear the good news about Jesus in his hometown of Dallas, Texas.

Episode 021222- Nate Gordon Part 2


Join Tim Whitehead and Nate Gordon, missionary pilot to Papua, Indonesia. In part two of this interview, Tim and Nate discuss what it means to be a missionary and why this type of service is so important. Tune in and be encouraged; donate now and get your copy of Airborne at the End of the Earth.

Episode 020522- Nate Gordon Part 1


Join Tim Whitehead and Nate Gordon, missionary pilot in Papua, Indonesia, and author of Airborne at the End of the Earth. Listen in and get encouraged by his stories from the mission field; perhaps you will be motivated to get involved somehow, some way in the Great Commission.

Episode 012922- M.J. Grant and CBS4KIDS


Join Tim Whitehead and M.J. Grant from CBS4KIDS as she shares about her work in children’s ministry through their Chronological Bible Story. Learn about how this ministry is teaching kids the truth of Scripture, and see if their resources can be useful in your own context!

Episode 012222- Donnie Scearce and Pioneers


Join Tim Whitehead and Donnie Scearce, Executive Director of Pioneers Canada. Learn about what Pioneers Canada is doing to equip, train, motivate, and mentor those who have a calling to become missionaries. Have you heard the call to tell others about the good news of Jesus Christ? Spoiler alert— Jesus calls all of us to “make disciples of all nations” and spread the Gospel! So, tune and find out how you can get involved.

Episode 010822- Don McLaughlin and High Adventure

Join Tim Whitehead and Don McLaughlin from High Adventure as they discuss what their ministry has been working on: from radios, to building churches, to equipping pastors and leaders with resources in audio form. You don’t want to miss this episode, and perhaps get involved in telling others about the Good News of Jesus Christ!

Episode 010122- Merrill Dyck and Ethnos360

Join Tim Whitehead and Merrill Dyck, an Ethnos360 missionary who has been working with an unreached population group in South America for the past 40 years. Tune and in hear about Merrill’s testimony: how just after receiving Christ himself, he was called to minister to a special Indigenous group and translate the New Testament into their language. Merrill reminds us that we are all called to go and preach the Good News, so that all may come to know the gift of salvation through Jesus Christ

Episode 122521- Galcom Ministry Update

Tune in this week to hear about all the ways God has been moving through the Galcom ministry this past year. Join Tim Whitehead and Allan McGuirl as they discuss plans for the coming year; be encouraged and perhaps motivated to join us in some way, and help tell others about the good news of Jesus Christ! Merry Christmas from the team at Galcom.

Episode 121821- Regina Wang and SIM

Join Tim Whitehead and Regina Wang, Mobilization Director for SIM, Serving In Mission. SIM has a really unique way of using your gifts and talents to reach others with the Good News of Jesus Christ. Tune in and find out what they are doing; and more importantly, how you can get involved in the Great Commission.

Episode 121121- Mick Brown and WEC Canada

Join Tim Whitehead and Mick Brown, Canadian Director & Colin, Mobilization Coordinator for WEC Canada, as they discuss the many opportunities there are to serve God in the Great Commission. WEC have been in missions work for over 100 years, so tune in and find out what they say about using your gifts and abilities to spread the Good News of Jesus!

Episode 120421- Mark Kroes and OMS

Join Tim Whitehead and Mark Kroes, Canadian Director of OMS, as they discuss how you can serve in Missions with your current skill-set and abilities. Mark challenges us to think about what it means to be a disciple of Christ and encourages us to “Put your “yes” on the table, and let God put it on the map.”

Episode 112721- Vince Ward and Good News Radio

Join Tim Whitehead and Vince Ward as they discuss Good News Radio, a new ministry that will be heard throughout the entire nation of South Sudan on shortwave radio.  Good News Radio will partner with One Tribe, another ministry which focuses on spreading the message of peace in war-torn countries. Galcom partners with numerous ministries in South Sudan, and to date has sent more than 120,000 radios so that people in South Sudan can hear the Good News of Jesus in their heart language.

Episode 112021- “Frank” and Voice of the Martyrs

Join Tim Whitehead and “Frank”, a Voice of the Martyrs missionary, as they discuss the challenges of getting into and sharing the Gospel in closed countries, where it is not accepted and even illegal to be a Christian. Frank professes his passion and belief in the power of prayer, sharing how he has seen God’s providence in his own life and in the life of other believers who risk their lives daily to share the Good News of Jesus Christ.

Episode 111321- Matt Dickson and Eggpreneur

Join Tim Whitehead and Matt Dickson, founder of Eggpreneur—an initiative that equips, trains, and supports women to start micro-enterprises in developing countries. Eggpreneur aims to use poultry farming techniques to eradicate child malnutrition while creating jobs and increasing household income for marginalized women in rural communities.

Episode 110621- Rev. Tom J. Smith and ITEM

Join Tim Whitehead and Reverend Tom J. Smith of International Theological Education Ministry, as they discuss how ITEM assists denominations and local churches, offering pastoral training at no cost to nationals. ITEM sends professors to teach at local institutions to equip pastors, teachers, laymen, and women to accomplish their God-given callings.

Episode 103021- David Elliott and GRN Canada

Join David Elliott, Canadian Director of Global Recordings Network, and Tim Whitehead as they discuss how GRN is reaching people who have never heard the good news of Jesus Christ in a contextualized and culturally sensitive way.

Episode 102321- Gary Quequish and Dan Hatfield

Join Gary Quequish of the Native Evangelical Fellowship of Canada and Dan Hatfield of Nations One as they discuss with Tim Whitehead how God has been moving in partnership with Galcom International to share the Gospel in First Nations territories.

Episode 101621- Dan Reese and TWR Canada

Join Tim Whitehead and Dan Reese, TWR Canada Director, as they discuss the work of sharing the Gospel through radio!

Episode 100921- Dennis Weins and SAT-7

Join Tim Whitehead and Dennis Weins, Partner Ministry Director at SAT-7. Tune in and learn about SAT-7’s TV satellite ministry and their work in the Middle East, Central Asia, and with Muslim Populations. You’ll want to hear about what is going on in Afghanistan and the Taliban, and how this has affected the Christian community in this area.

Episode 100221- Greg Muir and Pioneers Bolivia

Join Tim Whitehead and Greg Muir, Pioneers Country Director for Bolivia, as they discuss some of the challenges of doing short-term missions trips during COVID.

Episode 092521- Russell Bartlett and Philpott Memorial Church

Join Tim Whitehead this weekend when he speaks to Russell Bartlett, Pastor at Philpott Memorial Church, as they discuss how we can best respond to current world crises in a meaningful and Jesus-centered way.

Episode 091821- Cal Bombay Part 2

Join Tim Whitehead and Cal Bombay this weekend as they discuss our partnership program, “Double Harvest.” Learn more about how you can be involved in this initiative, so that you can help South Sudanese refugees living in Uganda. Why are there so many refugees in Uganda? What are their needs? Cal will answer these questions, so that together we may be able to feed both the bodies and souls of those who are living in underprivileged communities.

Episode 091121- Claudia

Join Tim Whitehead this week when he speaks to “Claudia”, a missionary who worked in a closed country, as she shares what it means to be a believer in a country that doesn’t allow Christianity.

Episode 090421- Mark Vanderkooi and TEAM

Join Tim Whitehead and Mark Vanderkooi, TEAM missionary in Chad, Africa as they discuss how Mark and his wife Diane have been ministering to the Kwong people group using radio, translating Scriptures, caring for children, and discipling and teaching pastors.

Episode 082821- Dave Casement and Galcom Intl. Canada

Join Tim Whitehead and field technician Dave Casement as they celebrate and discuss what God has done in Dave’s life and through his work at TWR and Galcom

Episode 082421- Kate Michel and Radio 4VEH

Join Tim Whitehead and Kate Michel, Marketing & Communications Director of Radio 4VEH, as they discuss relief measures for the August 22nd earthquake in Les Cayes, Haiti. Join Galcom to send emergency radios that will communicate vital medical and aid information to those impacted by the earthquake.

Episode 081421- Tim Walker and Ethnos

Join Tim Whitehead and Ethnos Missionary Tim Walker, as they discuss the importance of translating the Bible into the listener’s heart language, so that all may come to hear the good news of Jesus.
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Episode 080721- Tom Stout and Spoken Worldwide

Join Tim Whitehead and Tom Stout, Director of Pastor Development Programs at Spoken Worldwide. Tune in as they discuss the practice of orality in unreached populations and the importance of reaching others in their heart language.

Episode 073121- Cal Bombay and Cal Bombay Ministries

Join Tim Whitehead and Cal Bombay of Cal Bombay Ministries as they discuss our partnership “Double Harvest” this coming fall.

Episode 072421- Gary Quequish and the Native Evangelical Fellowship of Canada Part 2

Join Tim Whitehead and Gary Quequish, Native Evangelical Fellowship of Canada Missionary, as they continue to discuss how Gary encourages his people to move towards healing and hope through the Word of Jesus!

Episode 071721- Gary Quequish and the Native Evangelical Fellowship of Canada

Join Tim Whitehead and Gary Quequish as they discuss the work of Radio CJTL (Christ Jesus the Light), the Native Evangelical Fellowship of Canada, and their ongoing outreach to First Nations people.

Episode 071021- Günther Eichmann, Partner Relations Rep at Galcom Canada

Join Tim Whitehead and Gunther Eichmann, Partner Relations Representative at Galcom International, as they discuss the many ways anyone can serve in the Great Commission.

Episode 070321- Mark Sorell and Action Venture

Join Tim Whitehead and Mark Sorell, director of the Action Venture Program, a ministry that focuses on short-term mission trips. learn how they pivoted their outreach during covid and how you can be involved in the great commission!

Episode 062621- Storley Michel and Radio 4VEH

Join Tim Whitehead and Storly Michel, Director of Radio 4VEH in Haiti, as they discuss how they have used their ministry to reach, teach, and serve their community with the Gospel.

Episode 061921- John Franklin and Imago Arts

Join Tim Whitehead and John Franklin, Director of Imago Arts, a ministry that is committed to promoting unique artistic events within the Christian community.

Episode 061221- Barb Giraud and Jaja’s Home of Angels

Join Tim Whitehead and Barb Giraud of Jajaa’s Home of Angels, as they discuss how this ministry is meeting the need of children affected by poverty and ongoing violence in Uganda.

Episode 060521- Inna Tsaruk and Igor Sereda of FEBC Ukraine

Join Tim Whitehead and FEBC broadcasters, Inna Tsaruk & Igor Sereda, as they discuss how to reach your community with the Good News of Jesus using modern communication platforms such as TikTok!