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GeneralSecretaryReportii 1MissionStatementInsideFrontCover2AMessagefromtheBoardofDirectors34ChinaProjectReport56GeneralSecretaryReport810DeputyGeneralSecretarySharing1112MinistryHighlight13ProductionTripPhotos1416GlobalBroadcastNetwork1618USABranchReport1920HongKongBranchReport21ReportsfromVariousWorkingCommittees22Vancouver2324Australia2425NewZealand2526WordsofEncouragement27201428OperationsBudget201429201430ChinaProjectBudget20143032PersonnelChart32Tableofcontents 2AMessagefromtheBoardofDirectorsGoogleYouTubeFacebookV.QQ.com1165510-11 Astherainandthesnowcomedownfromheaven3Whenwecelebratethe27thanniversaryoShowersoBlessingEvangelisticMinistrySOBEMEasternCanadahasexperiencedaverytoughwinter.TeGreaterorontoAreawasimpactedandparalyzedbyasevereicestormollowedbybittercoldandheavysnowortwomonths.WhatdoesthisnaturalphenomenonsignalusMaybethewordoGodromIsaiah55throwssomeinsights.ItscontextrevealsthatGodwillexecutehisplaninthewaybeyondourimagination.HisworkistobringliewithHiswordlikerainandsnowdownromheaventournishtheearthwithlie.For27yearsGodhasbeenusingSOBEMtobringrainandsnowromheavenstonurturelieonearths.Westartedwithradiopro-gramthentelevisionvarietyshowduringearlyyears.Itthende-velopedintotestimoniesoindividuallietransormationamongChineseChristiansromcontinentsaroundtheworld.Tesetes-timonieseitherintheormoahalhourtelevisionshoworara-dioshowovariouslengthshavebeenairbornethroughChinesemediagloballyintoheartoChineseinmillionseveryyear.Alsothesetestimonieswereputoncompactdiscsasevangelistictoolsorpersonalevangelismandmissionaluses.Wealsoembarkedonanewmediaenvironment.WerstlandedonGooglenowYouubetoextendourreachsupportedbyourocialwebsiteandFacebookpage.OurLiecareteamisalsoworkinghardtomeetspiritualneedsoouraudience.OnourChinaministrythe52episodesproductionprojecthascometothenalstagedespiteochallengesinthepasttwoyears.PraiseGodortheChinaproductionteamwhoworkedhardinChinaandallovertheworld.BroadcastingstartedintelevisionstationsinChinatodeliverSOBEMsLegendoOverseasChi-nesetomillions.ManyepisodesarealreadyuponV.QQ.comthelargestvideoportalinChina.WethanktheLordoropeningtheChinadoorandalsotoblessChinathroughSOBEM.Wehavetwobiggerchallengessincelastyear.Morevisibleisoneadvancedbytechnologydevelopmentsnewmediaenvi-ronmentothedevelopmentosocialmediamobilecommu-nications.AsaSOBEMadvisorremindedWiththedisruptiveinnovationandchangesinsocialmediamassmediatelecom-municationInormationandCommunicationechnologyandaudiencebehaviorsIenvisageSOBEMsuniqueroleandresponsibilityinGodsministrywouldbemoreandmoreim-portant.TereorewhileSOBEMisstillholdingrmonourvisionandworkwemustwiselyemploymoreresourcestoex-plorepossibleresponsestosuchchallenges.RidingontherstthesecondoneistheChineseyounggen-erationgloballywhomakesupthemajorityonewmediaen-vironmentparticipants.omeettheneedswehaveconceivedtheideaoourowninternetchannelasaprogramandcontenthub.Itisamidtolongtermprojectinveyearsplanning.TeBoardbelievesthepowerotheGospelRom116willbeexperiencedwideranddeeperthroughthisplatormonwhichChineseChristianaroundtheworldincludingyouthswillinteractandsharelieexperiencetopreachtheGospelinpowerandlikeshowers.InmeetingsuchchallengestheBoardbelievestheLordwillleadusthroughatransormation.TiswillbeaprocessoGospelculturedeepenedandoperationstrengthenedwithspiritualpowerordevelopingliemessageproductscreativelytoshowerdowntheGospelthroughthenewmediaenvironment.WethanktheLordorpreparingthe2014BoardoDirectorsinsharingthesamevisionandyearningoratransormationinthecomingveyears.OurBoardoDirectorsthisyearareRev.MichaelLauChairRev.DavidWangreasurerMr.Sam-myLeeSecretaryMr.imothyYeungEx-chairDr.Gabri-elChanDr.PatrickFungRev.ommyWongRev.MatthewChiuNewandMrs.RebeccaKwokNew.SOBEMisamissionalpara-churchministrywithaspecictaskortheKingdomoGod.ItistoshowertheGospellikerainandsnowtopreparetheearthorharvest.InthecomingyearsSOBEMwillurtherdevelopgospeltoolsomultiplecommu-nicationstoservelocalchurchesortheGospel.TeBoardwouldliketothankeachlocalchurchortheiraithulsup-porttoSOBEM.Tanksalsotoourstafmembersvolunteersco-workersandsupportersinprayersandgenerousnancial.JoinustomeetthesechallengesandjourneytogetherintotheheartoourLordJesus.LiechangesJesusdoesnt.MayallwedobetothegloryoHismightynameAstherainandthesnowcomedownfromheavenanddonotreturntoitwithoutwateringtheearthandmakingitbudandflourishsothatityieldsseedforthesowerandbreadfortheeatersoismywordthatgoesoutfrommymouthItwillnotreturntomeemptybutwillaccomplishwhatIdesireandachievethepurposeforwhichIsentit.Isaiah5510-11AMessagefromtheBoardofDirectorsSOBEMBoardofDirectorsAstherainandthesnowcomedownfromheavenAstherainandthesnowcomedownfromheaven ChinaProjectReport525QQ27201434 Co-producingwiththeChinaFoundationortheDevelopmentoSocialCultureLegendoOverseasChi-neseisaVserieswiththetellingotheOverseasChineserealliestoriestoenthusingandinspiringpeopleinChina.AbidingbythebroadcastregulationsoChinaameasuredandstepbystepapproachisemployedinthisproductionintheattempttoleadviewerstoknowabouttheChristianaith.Atthesametimewewishtohelptheviewerstode-velopapositiveliedirectionaswellastorefectonliestruevalue.TisseriesalsoprovidesagreatplatormorChristianellowstoshareandintroducetheiraithtotheiramiliesandriendsinChina.LeadingbyGodsgraceourproductioncrewhasnishedlming52episodesbytravellingtoAustraliaVancouverorontoHawaiiSanFranciscoLosAngelesHongKonganddierentcitiesandregionsinChina.PresentlymanyothemwereentirelycompletedandsuccessullyairedinChi-na.Teremainingarenowinthepost-productionphaseoediting.BibleversesmainlyromtheBookoProverbsareincorporatedintotheepisodeswhichdeemasagreatbreakthroughoChineseVepisodesinChinathatwoulddoubtlesslyblessourcompatriots.NotonlyhastheseriessuccessullyairedintheVsta-tionsintheprovincesoAnhuiHubeiShanxiandCEVchannelsithasalsoembarkedontovedierentpopularChineseWebsitesincludingencentQQthusmarkingagreatmilestoneorourbroadcastontheInternetthisyear.AccordingtothestatisticattheendoMarch2014over3.4millionviewershavevisitedencentQQorthe27episodesothisseries.Inadditionv.china.com.cnandHuanqiu.comthatwhichareundertheauthorityotheChineseStateCouncilInormationOcehaverecentlysignedthecontractortheseriestoshowontheirwebsites.Wewillcontinuetoexploreexpandingourbroadcastnetworkondierentplatorms.AlongtheproductioncourseotheserieswetastedtheguidanceoGodandthespiritualneedoour1.3billioncompatriotshasappearedbeoreus.WiththecontinuedsupportandcommitmentotheSOBEMCommitteesaroundtheglobewehavebeenabletoworktirelesslyto-getherwithourproductionpartnersinChinatobringingthisministryorward.AlthoughmanyhurdlesalongthewaywiththesamevisionandputtingouraithintheLordJesusChristwetrustthatwewillcompletethetaskandHewillcontinuetomakewaysorHisworkinChina.LetscontinuetospreadtheGospeltoourcompatriots.MayGodshowerHisblessingsontoourMotherlandWecovetyourprayers.MayGodgiveuswisdomandstrengthtocompletethemissionHehasentrustedChinaMinistryPersonnelOrganizationCommitteeChairpersonsMr.KennethYeungUSDr.PatrickFungCanadaCommitteeMembersMr.SammyLeeMr.AlbertLinUSMr.DavidMokRev.JimamRev.ommyWongMr.StephenWooMr.imothyYeungVProjectDirectorDr.PatrickFungVOverseasProducerMr.StephenWooVProductionAssistantsMrs.ChristineChanMs.MiaWuVProductionCoordinatorsMs.MaisieLeeUSMs.AnyeXuCanadaMr.DennyHoHongKongMs.EldaChuHongKongAdministrationFinancialPromotionFilmingandPrayerSupportStaandVolunteersoSOBEMHeadquartersandbranchesorontoSanFranciscoHongKongVancouverAustraliaandNewZealandNoteSOBEMpaidworkers5ChinaProjectReportLegendofOverseasChineseAFaithJourneyofChinaMinistryChinaMinistryCommitteeSOBEM GeneralSecretaryReport1.2.GeneralSecretaryReport1286 GeneralSecretaryReportYoutubeFace-book1.Market-ingMediaCommunica-tions2.GeneralSecretaryReport7 Mediakeepsonchangingrapidlynowadays.Fromra-dioandtelevisiontointernetsocialmediasmartphoneandtabletetc.alltheseadduptoamobilemediaenvironmentontheinternet.Tisisournewmediaplatormorinorma-tionnewsandentertainmentwhichissomuchaboutourdailyneeds.FacedwiththismediachallengeourboardandstafinoneheartareearnestlyseekingtheLordsguidance.ShowersoBlessingSOBEMisdeterminedtoexploreintonewmediaanditscommunicationstrategywhileholdingonwiththetraditionalmediaplatorm.WeproclaimtheGospelthroughmediawithauthenticliestories.InthepastGodhasledusintoradiotelevi-sioninternetandLiecare.Ourprogramsarealsoshownoninternetandcompactdiscswhichsupportmissionaryandchurchministries.GlobalizationoVProductionTanksbetoGodandortheinvitationsomissionariesandpastorsromplacesourVproductionteamhastakentripslastyeartoOttawainCanadaNewYorkintheUnit-edStatesoAmericaLondonintheUnitedKingdomandParisinFranceharvestingahanduloliestories.Tedi-erentlieexperienceswitnessthesameGodandbringJesustomanythosewhohavenotattendedchurch.LocalizationoRadioProductionAudioprogrampenetratesuniquelytoaudiencesinhouseholdsdrivingontheroadorontheinternetasatrend.Inthepastyearwekeptondevelop-ingsuchproductionswithhelpsrombranchesaimingatattractingmorelocalaudiences.Teseincluderadiopro-gramsonMetroRadioinHongKongaswellasproductioninpartbyourVancouverBranch.Localizationalsomeansahigherleveloresponsivenesstolocalcommunities.Tankullyourproductionstafcomparativesmallinsizeexcelsinteamsynergy.Incopingwithspecicchal-lengeslastyearwemanagedtoconsolidateandstarttry-ingadoubleteamstructure.ohelpwithourVancouverBranchalsostartedparticipatingproductionwork.AlongwithsupportsromHongKongBranchwearelookingatmoreAsianandlocalproductionsaswemoveorwardonanewdirectionoanewplatormtoachieveourmission.Terearealreadyabout1100SOBEMsegmentsonYou-ubewithabout2.6millionaccessessoar.WehavealsolaunchedourrstocialFacebookanpagelastOctoberorprogrampromotionministryupdatesanddevotion-alhelps.Numberoansisontheriseandnevershortoansbecomingmediathemselvesinorwardingmessagestoamilyandriends.UpgradingDepartmentalFunctionsoMeetNewChallengesOurMarketingDepartmenthasbeenupgradedandrenamedasMediaCommunications.Itsmandatehasstretchedromprogrampromotionandcor-poratecommunicationsintointernetandmobileplatormdevelopmentaswellasstrategicplanningandimplementa-tionocontentdevelopmentorprogramandmessages.Weareaimingatmulti-communicationswithamediavarietytoincludehighlightepisodesshorteaturesopenchannelsetc.OurmidtolongtermgoalislaunchingaSOBEMruncontentplatormontheinternettobreaklanguageandcul-turalbarriersinreachingouryoungergeneration.SOBEMsBoardGeneralSecretaryDeputyGeneralSec-retaryandallstafmembersareworkinghardtogetherorourdevelopmentintonewmediaalsobysteppingupwithlongtermplanning.OurinitialcostestimateorsettinguptheSOBEMruninternetchannelisabout100000.Wehopetoraisethisextranancialresourceinthecomingyear.Wealsoneedmorepeopleromthechurchcom-munitytotakepartespeciallythosepassionatemis-sion-mindedandtalentedyouths.Wewouldliketohavethemasourthinktankanddrivingorce.Weappealoryourprayerandsupportinactions.SOBEMsnewdirectionoministrycanbesummarizedasollowsFacinganewgenerationofChineseyouthsDevelopinganewmediacommunicationplatformExploringnewcommunitiesamongoverseasandmainlandChinaStridingnewstepstogetherwithchurchpersistentlyfortheGospelGeneralSecretaryReportRev.JimTamHoldingOnWithTraditionalMediaExploreIntoNewMediaGeneralSecretaryReport8sothatwemaypresenteveryoneandteachingeveryonewithallwisdomfullymatureinChrist.Colossians128Heistheoneweproclaimadmonishing LifeasMediaCarrierasMediaPlatformasMediaEngagementasMediaFacebookFacebookFace-bookTwit-terCNNLausanneGlobalAnalysis......DeputyGeneralSecretarySharing10 LifeMissionTogetherWithOurLifeStories11DeputyGeneralSecretarySharing11Mayourlifetogetherbelikeshowersofblessingwidertothelandsdeepertotheheartsthroughwitnessstorieslikecloudgatheroncloudandbringhopebeyondcloud.EricChauLiestoriesarelikerainsromdrizzlestotorrents.Tereisastoryinashortlmoninter-net.Aschoolgirlo18singlemotherreusedtotelltheoriginoherdaughterdespiteoscorn-uleyestobeendured.Inactthelittlegirlwasanabandonedbabywhomshepickedupromroadside.Shesacricedherseltoprotectherdaughter.ouchingstoryitisbutnotsomekindoaliewitness.Ratheritisaladyproductcommercialridingonthevalueoemininein-nerbeauty.Itcametomeanothershortlmontheinternetasweetlovestory.Itisbutagainacommercialtopromotecaringspiritoaservicecompany.Tisinternetmediatrendprovokedmythoughts.Firstourliestoriescanbeme-diatoproclaimouraith.SecondChristiansarelaggingbehindinusingnewmediatoproclaimaithwhereasthesecularworldexcelsinthisbutortheirownpurposes.Tatinspiresme.AsacareermediaproessionalandalongtimeChristianallmylieistellingstorieswithcon-victions.WeareallmediainstrumentorGodLieasMediawithstoriestocarrymessagesCarrierasMediatotellthroughvariouschan-nelsPlatormasMediaandtoengageandcareaboutlieEngagementasMedia.WeshoulderthesamemediamissionLetuslookatinternetmobileandsocialmediaanewmediaenvironmentomulti-dimensionswherestoriesstreamingtogethertocreateliesynergyneverseenintraditionalmedia.Forin-stancetherearestoriesoreconnectinglonglostamilymembersthroughinternetandFacebookonwhichImyselalsoreconnectedwithmylonglostcollegealumnusafer30years.Socialmediacanalsobeaorumtoshareourlieexperienceandaith.Itisalsoanewplatormorcompaniesandnewsmediaorustoobtainmostinorma-tionnewsandentertainment.TatexplainswhyacollegeChristianriendomineventuredherownjournalisminteractiveportalontheinternetaferhercareerwithvariousmajornewsmediasuchasCNN.Wearelivinginamulti-dimen-sionsandinteractivemediaenvironment.Incopingwiththatwelongtoexploreandexperiencetogetherwithourchurch.Withopen-mindednessandinhistoricperspectivesweyearnormoreexpertviews.AsallthreemajordocumentsotheLausanneMovementnamelyLausanneCovenantManilaMani-estoandtheCapeownCommitmentad-vocatetheimportanceomediaorouraithandmissionMediaAwarenessMediaPres-enceandMediaMinistriesarealsoemphasized.ArecentissueoLausanneGlobalAnalysisalsoelaboratedthesetakingthewholegospeltothemediaworldinvolvingthewholechurchinmediaengagementreachingouttothewholeworldpresupposesmediaengagement.Teau-thoralsopointedouttheneedtoexploresocialmediaanditspossibilitiesormediaministries.ReportsbyourBoardoDirectorsandGener-alSecretaryaretellingourministryvisioninechoingtheaspirationoraglobalmediamin-istry.AsalongtimemediaworkerandbeingintheShowersoBlessingteamIjustsharethesamewithmyobservationandexperience.Letusworktogetherwiththechurchtopreachthesameoldgospelthroughthenewmediaenvironment.LetourliebemediaorGodtocarrymessageswithliestoriestotellthemonamulti-dimensionsplatormandtoengageliewitheachother.Letusshoweralltheearthwithwitnesseslikecloudusingtechnologyoncloudandgivemorepeopletheeternalhopebeyondcloud 12MinistryHighlightsI.1.1516221321002.72014II.8675432III.1.20136482466172227152.2013www.sobem.org12854123.Facebook110004.20135012IV.15051 13FundraisingEvents1.2013SOBEMVisionSharingandTanksgivingBanquetswereheldinorontoandVancouverwith151tablesand62tablesinAprilandJunerespectively.Morethan2100peopleattendedthe3nightgatherings.2.2013SOBEMelethonwasheldinNovemberwithabout7othetotaloperationundwasraised.Aspe-cial2014SOBEMCalendarwasgivenawaytothecallersasatokenoappreciationortheirsupports.EvangelisticGatheringsandSpecialWorkshopsBetweentheperiodoAprilandSeptemberthankullywewerehavingDr.MatthewLuiDr.ConnieWongandSisterAgnesChiangcomeromHongKongatdierentintervalstobeourguestspeakersorvariousevangelisticactivities.Insum15gospeleventswereheldseparatelyinorontoOttawaVancouverandCalgary.Telietestimonyotheguestspeakersattractedmanydierentwalksoaudiencesattendthegatheringswhichweretailoredwiththespecicthemeothespeakers.Tetotalattendanceromallthosegatheringswas8675people432owhichacceptedJesusChristastheirpersonalSavior.LifeCareMinistry1.IntheHeadquarters6482incomingcallswerereg-isteredintheSOBEMHotlinesystem4661owhichlistenedtoourrackMessagesthataccountsto72othetotalincomingcalls.BytheconvictingpowerotheHolySpirit7peopleinCanadaand15inHongKongacceptedJesusChristthroughthecounselingotheHo-tlinecaregivers.2.Atotalo12854visitswererecordedintheSOBEMWebsite.Comparedwiththatothepreviousyeartheincrementis12.3.TeSOBEMFacebookwasociallylaunchedinOc-tober.AbrandnewLiecarecolumnnamelyAmazingLoveeaturingwithBibleVersesandinspiringmessagesisposted4timesaweekwiththeaimosheddinglightandhopetotheworld.oouramazementmanygoodeedbacksfewinromtheviewerssinceitsinception.SoarthathasbecomeoneohighesttracareasoourFacebook.Forinstanceover11000visitswererecordedononeHalloweenmessage.4.TeSOBEMUSLiecarerainingwasheldintheUSoceinSanFrancisco.50peoplereceivedthetraining12owhichwouldliketobecomeSOBEMUSHotlinecaregiverswhentheyhavecompletedthecourse.AudioandVideoOutreachMinistryIntheHeadquartersover15051GospelCDsandDVDsweremanuacturedandsentawaytomissioneldsindi-vidualschurchesandChristianorganizationsworldwideorevangelisticandoutreachministry.TefguresinthetablecountonlyorontoMinistryHighlightsMinistryHighlights JanuaryCanadaOttawa5FebruaryUSANewYorkCity5 MayUKLondonBirminghamCoventryMiltonKeynesPortsmouth9TripPhotoswww.sobem.orgProductionOctoberFranceParis8 TVBTVBSFCableSAT630pmSUN1100amTVBLACableSAT630pmSUN300pmKTSFMONFRI1130amKCNS38SAT1030pmWED1130pmKMTPSATSUN1030pmAustinCommunityAccessChannelChannel11SAT930am11amMon730pmChannel16THU1100pm699THUR130pmSAT130pmATVSUN1230p.m.WestCoast330p.m.EastCoastKSCI-LA18WED130pmSAT130amSUN1200amKBTV8SAT1100pmSAT1130pmSAT630pmSUN1200amOMNI.2SAT900amSHAW89FRISUN1030amWOWTVSAT400pmSUN1200amSUN600pmSAT700pmMON900pmSUN1000amCableunion27SUN1030pmUHF27PichinchaSUN1030pmUHF28GuayasSUN1030pmUnivisa7879301SUN1030pmChannel45THUR645pmTVTVTVTVGlobalBroadcastNetwork16GlobalBroadcastNetwork GlobalBroadcastNetwork17TVBISUN1000amSUN530pmSUN1100amSUN630pm20SAT800am1130pmSUN430pmMON1230pmFRI530pmTUE330amYMCARoadshowFM104SAT1200midnightTVBJSUN700pm1130pmSUN600pm1030pmSUN630pm1100pmSUN400pm830pmAM2ACTUE1100pmTHU1100pmGoodTVMON330pmTHU430pmTVTVTVTVTVWTVSUN430pm USABranchReport182013201620132122IdentityUnleashedJeremyLinRev.FrancisChan182775V.QQ.com273402014 Theyear2013wasanexcitingyearoroutreachaswewitnessedhowGodopeneddiferentdoorsortheministry.AcrosstheUnitedStateswecontinuedtoinvestinVbroadcastingwithmorethan20Vairtimeslotssevendaysaweekthroughseventelevisionstationssatellitestationsandvariousinternetvideoandaudiochannels.TesearevaluableopportunitiestoreachtheChinesepopulationsotheyhaveanopportunitytoseetestimoniesohowChristhastouchedmanylives.WerecognizeweareinthemassmediaerawhereChristiansneedtoholdontotheopportunitiestoreachawideraudiencesinceotherreligionsandcultsarealsoutilizingthemediatospreadalsemessages.Aswereachouttothemassaudienceweunderstandtheneedtohaveapersonalconnectionwiththem.Trough-outtheyearourLiecarevolunteersreceivedatotalo2122phonecallsamongwhichanumberocallerswereledtoreceivesalvationandreerredtodiferentneighbor-hoodchurches.InOctoberweheldtheLiecaretrainingworkshopconductedbyourCanadaLiecaresupervisorPrisca.Terewere52whoattendedthethree-daytraining.TeyarenowbetterequippedtohandleSOBEMcallersandministertotheirhomechurches.IntheBayAreawewereoneothemajorsponsorstosup-porttheplanningandpromotionotheJeremyLinrallyIdentityUnleashedonSeptember7th.Itwasacollabora-tionomanychurchesandorganizationsworkingtogethertogathermorethan8000mostlyyoungergenerationstohearthetestimonyobasketballstarJeremyLinandthechallengingmessageromPastorFrancisChan.InSeattlewethankGodorcallingseveralcommittedbrothersandsisterstoormthelocalSOBEMteamthere.LaunchedaspartotheUSorganizationtheteamhasbeeninstrumentalindevelopingtheSOBEMministryandpartneringwiththeirlocalchurches.TisyearweagainsupportedtheirMissionFeasteventreachingbothChi-neseandAmericanchurches.FortheChinaProjectthisyeartheteamcontinuedthecompletiono18lmingsinU.S.mainlandandHawaiiCanadaAustraliaandHongKong.Soarwehavecom-pletedtheproductiono47episodesotheLegendoOverseasChinese.Teseprogramsarebe-ingbroadcastedinmultiplestationsinvariousprovincesoChina.InMayGodopenedthedoororustostartputtingourepisodesonV.QQ.comwhichisthelargestmediawebsiteinChina.Terehavealreadybeenover3.4millionhits.WelookorwardtourtherexpandingtheSOBEMUSAministryin2014andhopeyoucancontinuetobeoneoourprayerwarriors.USABranchReportReportfromUSABranch19 20HongKongBranchReport2013461.ATV2013102620144191130am230am161530pm330amNOWTV5525138E800am1130pm430pm1230pm2.FM1041213.RoadShow16002004.3DVD5.A6.YOUTUBE7.8.DVDDVD DuetotheunstableeconomicclimateoHongKongwehavebeenacingnumerousdicultiesin2013.WepraywithunailingtrustortheguidingoourLordtohelpusdevelopnewbroadcastingchannels.Wemadeanewbreakthroughintheministrylastyearbyhavingbroadcastinthreetelevisionchannelsinonera-diostationandbyhavingpublisharticleinnewspaper.OurevangelistictestimonyprogramsareavailableorviewingorlisteningsevendaysaweekandweaimtospreadtheseedogospeltoeverywhereinHongKong.AccordingtotheBibleZechariah46SohesaidtomeTisisthewordotheLORDtoZerubbabelNotbymightnorbypowerbutbymySpiritsaystheLORDAlmighty.1.TVBroadcastShowersofBlessingAVHomeFirstrunoneverySaturdayat1130amandre-runeverySundayat230amromOctober262013throughApril192014.16otheseepisodesareproducedlocallybyHongKongProductioneam.I-CableChannelOneFirstrunoneveryFridayat530pmandre-runeveryuesdayat330am.OneVEverySaturdayat800amonNOWVchannel552APSAR5138.0Esatellitere-quencycoveringtheAsiaPacicregionincludingHongKongMacauaiwanJapanandKorea.Re-runonSaturdayat1130pmSundayat430pmand1230pm.2.RadioBroadcastSOBEMSojournerMetroFinanceFM104EverySaturdayrom1200midnightto100am.3.RoadShowBUS-TVOnboardEntertainmentBroadcastinLCDunitsin1600busesduringdaytimeand200midnightbusesinHongKongKow-loonandNewerritoriesallyearround.4.HotelTVNetworkSuccessullyrenewedathreeyearbroadcastlicensewithHongKongCommunicationAuthoritycontinuetohavethebroadcastShowersoBlessingandtogiveawaytestimonyDVDsinallYMCAhotelsacrossHK.5.SingPaoDailyNewsFriendshipwithSOBEMFullpageandullcolourcolumninSectionAoneveryTursdayissue.6.YOUTUBEonInternetWebcastShowersoBlessingSOBEMSojournertestimonyprograms7.OtherViewingSitesestimonyprogramscanbeviewedincommercialbuild-ingsrestaurantsclinicshospitalsschoolselderlycommu-nitycentersandoutdoorbigscreenVatchurchetc...8.GospelToolsOutreachToughacinghugeexpensesweinsistcontinuetoreelysupplytestimonyDVDsortheuseoevange-listicpurposeWearewillingtobedevotedanddiligentstewardsorim-plementingSOBEMtobecomingamostefectivegospelmediawithlowestcostproductionstrongestbroadcastnet-workandarreachingefectingospelcontentstospreadtheGospeloJesusChrist.ReportfromHongKongBranchHongKongBranchReport21 20131.26623620620700232.73.201384.8630-830765.3888166.60616ReportfromVancouverCommittee22 23Year2013markedanothernewstageoVancouvero-ce.WestartedattheendotheyearalocallmingcrewinterviewingVancouvertestimoniesbeoresendingthemtotheorontoheadoceornalediting.Withinthetwo-yearsrestructuretheVancouverocehasalreadyinvolvedbothinlmingandradiorecordingthetwomainareasoSOBEMsministryandwegavethankstotheLordwhobeganthegoodwork.Otherimportantworksotheocewerereportedintheollowings1.MeetingsAnnualvisionsharingand26thAnniversaryBanquetwasheldonJune23eaturingDr.ConnieWongromHongKongwasattendedby620people.Anothermusicalevan-gelicalmeetingonJun20withthethemeoAbundantLoveandGracewithperormanceandsharingromDr.WongandGraceMelodiawasattendedbymorethan700peoplewith23newconvertsinthatoccasion.Dr.WongalsosharedinRichmondCenterorDisabilityandRichmondChineseEvangelicalFreeChurchinthissametripoSOBEManni-versary.2.MinistrySharingOurocewasinvitedtoshareinsevenoccasionsincludingellowshipsandluncheonsaboutourministrywhichhelpedtobringmoresupportandawarenessoourworkandre-newedourcallingtoserveGodinmultimediaarea.3.RadioRecordingWecontinuedinterviewingpeopleromallwalksoliewitnessingGodsmiraculousworkthroughtheFairchildStudiobeoresendingtherecordingstotheheadoceinoronto.Eightstorieswererecordedin2013orairingintheSOBEMSojournerwhichairedweeklythroughouttheyearinCanada.4.LifecareHotlineocareortheneedsoourviewersorlistenersisoneotheprimeocusesoouroce.Tisyearwehadaullteamo8volunteersromdiferentchurchestakingturnsinhost-ingtheSaturdaynighthotlinerom630-830pmwhenbothourVandradioprogramswereonairrespectively.Atotalo76callswerereceivedincludingthosewhocalledatdaytimetoouroceandthepurposesothecallsincludedtapeandprayerrequestsseekingorcounsellingchurchandaithenquiries.5.MediaandMissionTisyearwesentoutatotalo3888DVDsandCDsandatotalo16setsochurchsponsorshipDVDsasevangelistictoolstoourgospelpartnersincludingthoseinEuropeandChinaotherthanVancouver.6.ChurchandCorporateSupporterPlanAtotalo60churcheswithorganizationsand6corporatein-dividualshadjoinedthesponsorship.InvitationsorchurchsponsorshipweresentoutatthemonthlyVancouverChineseEvangelicalMinisterialFellowshipwhileannualvisitwaspaidtocorporatesponsorstostrengthenourrelationship.WhileguresarenotimportanttoseehowGodworkedinthepastyearitwasdenitelyareerenceorourocetoseewhetherweweretryingallourmeanstoletmorepeo-pleknowaboutwhatGodhasintendedtoachieve.AswecontinuetobringmorepeopletoChristmayGodcontinuetoleadouroceintheaboveareasaddingontousmorepartnersnomatterinchurchcorporateandindividuallevelandrevealtousmoreHismarvelousworkineachstoryweinterview.LetuscontinuetobeHisaithulharvesterstothishugeastgrowingmultimediaeldtillHecomes.ReportfromVancouverCommittee23VancouverCommitteeBeingconfidentofthisthatHewhobeganagoodworkinyouwillcarryitontocompletionuntilthedayofChristJesusPhilippians16Reportfrom ReportfromAustraliaCommittee2468201330DVDhttpsobemaustralia.orgTVBATVBA183415267.7732667.706443.252890.80623.5727435.3837393.002013123110542.47Duringthepast12monthsSOBEMAUCommitteehascontinuedtopromotetheChurchSupporterPlan.Wehavepartneredwith68Australianchurchespara-churchorgani-zationssupplythe2013gospelseto30DVDstothemonaree-willoeringbasis.WealsogaveawayhundredsoSOBEMDVDstothepublicinoneChineseNewYearFestivalunction.WehaveawebsitetopromotetheSOBEMministryinAustraliahttpsobemaustralia.orglinkingwiththeSOBEMHQsiteinCanada.TewebcontentsareregularlyupdatedwithVBAAustralianbroadcastinormationprogrambries.Monthlywealsoprovideartworkor2BannersontheAustraliaVBAGuidehighlighting2SOBEMprogramstobeairedduringthatmonth.Tereare18ContactUsmessageslefinourAUwebsitewithvariousrequestsissuesoranswersdiscussion.Terearealso34callstotheLiecareline.FINANCIALREPORTCarriedForwardromPreviousYearAU15267.77otalIncomeromoeringsAU32667.70ExpensesSOBEMChinaeamAUProductionAU6443.25aferpart-reimbursementromChinaTeamDuplicationoDVDsAU2890.80Phonepostagewebhostingmisc.AU623.57RemittancetoSOBEMHQAU27435.38otalExpensesAU37393.00BalanceDec312013AU10542.47AustraliaCommitteeReportfrom ReportfromNewZealandCommittee25201320122013TVbroadcastinghotlinemovienightandSOBEMSun-daywererunningsmoothlyin2013.Te9localtestimoniesflmedin2012werebroadcastedinNZandweheardquiteanumberopositiveeedbacksorthem.PraisetheLordWeusedapassivewayorourundraisinglastyear.Withoutanyspecialeventormeetingwesimplysendoutemailstochurchesandbrothersandsisters.Weletthemknowourfnancialneedsandwaitortheireedbacksandsupport.PraisetheLordBytheendo2013weraisedenoughundorourexpensein2014.LiecarehotlineisstillaBIGchallengetous.UntilnowincomingReportfromNewZealandCommittee2014callsor2013werelessthan20.Insteadoclosingourhotlineser-vicewearethinkingoextendingit.Weareplanningtosupportotherareasandtakingtheircallsaswell.Pleaseprayorus.Besideswealsoplantoextendourserviceslocally.Wewillhaveourteamgoouttodesolatecitiesco-workwiththeChinesecommunityorchurchestheretohavesomeevan-gelisticmeetings.SurelywewilluseSOBEMtestimoniesinthosemeetings.HopeullyitwillencouragethemcontinuetouseourresourcestoextendtheKingdomoGod.WepraiseGodorHisgreatworkinsavingsoulsandorusingusorHispurpose. 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USABranchBoardofDirectorsCo-chairmenMr.KennethYeungMr.ThomasFongDirectorsMs.AliciaChanMs.MaisieChanMr.JohnFangDr.PatrickFungMr.GibsonLamMr.GilbertLeeMr.AndrewLeiMr.AlbertLinRev.MichaelLauMr.WilsonYoungStaffAdministrativeAssistantMs.JosephineLawMs.MargiLuiHongKongBranchBoardofDirectorsChairmanDr.AndrewYangTreasurerDr.DennyHoDirectorsMr.PaulChanDr.PatrickFungPastorEllaHungRev.MichaelLauMr.SammyLeeRev.StephenLeungMr.EddieMuiMr.TimothyYeungStaffExecutiveSecretaryMs.EldaChuAdministrativeOfcerMs.VickyChuAdministrativeAssistantMs.CindyIpAssistantMinistryOfcerMs.CherieHoVancouverWorkingCommitteeChairmanMrs.DeborahLiMembersMr.JackieChengMr.EsmondChowMr.KennethTsangMr.AlbertWongStaffMinistryOfcerMrs.GraceHuiMinistryCoordinatorMrs.WendyHuenAdministrativeAssistantMs.ShirleyLauAustraliaWorkingCommitteeChairmanRevKephasWongTreasurerRevStephenLiPromotionRevStevenLaiSecretaryMr.BarnabasChanNewZealandWorkingCommitteeChairmanRev.FankunChanViceChairmanTreasurerRev.AlbertTangTechnicalInChargeMr.AlanWongSecretaryMs.ElingWongHotlineCoordinatorRev.ChenYingShenEventCoordinatorMr.BenSiuMarketingMs.JoannaHoPartTimeContractPersonnelChart33