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NASHVILLE, Oct. 5 /Christian Newswire/ -- "The Quiet Hour", one of the first Christian television ministries to go on the air in America, is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year.
"The Quiet Hour" was founded by J.L. Tucker, a minister, in 1937, as a radio ministry. A few years later in 1949, Pastor Tucker let "The Quiet Hour" as it became one of the first ministries to air its programs live on television, and some years later, his son LaVerne also directed the ministry and its television program.
Now, J.L. Tucker's grandson, Pastor Bill Tucker, is the third-generation president of "The Quiet Hour", and is the speaker for Windows of Hope, The Quiet Hour's current television program, which airs Wednesdays at 7pm on the NRB Network.
"The Quiet Hour" is multi-faceted Christian ministry seeking to share the saving grace of a merciful God with the world through television, humanitarian projects, and evangelism. One of this ministry's strengths is empower lay members of the Christian faith to go and share the gospel by participating in mission teams and projects globally.
Join Pastor Bill Tucker and his wife, Jackie, for Windows of Hope weekly at 7 p.m. on Wednesday or watch the programs on the internet at www.TheQuietHour.org.
NRB Network broadcast on DIRECTV channel 378. DIRECTV (www.DIRECTV.com) has over 16 million subscribers, making it the nation's leading and fastest-growing digital multi-channel satellite television service provider in both residential and commercial markets. The NRB Network is included in DIRECTV's base package, TOTAL CHOICE, making it available to all DIRECTV subscribers. NRB Network is a unique Christian television experience, and a "revolution" in a way, being the first of its kind to provide "genre" blocks of programming slotted in specific times of day to meet the needs of the viewing audience.
"The Quiet Hour" is a ministry dedicated to Jesus' great commission. For more information about The Quiet Hour's world wide ministry, television, evangelism, and mission projects, visit www.TheQuietHour.org