For 65 years WMTC Mountain Gospel Radio has ministered to Eastern Kentucky over the air waves. Much of the success of this ministry can be attributed to the leadership of its founding General Manager, Dr. Wilfred Fisher. For 30 years Dr. Fisher directed the station from its founding in 1948.
Have there been times when you have wondered what God is doing? Sometimes we don’t understand how God works, but maybe God has a bigger thing going on! Our Fall Sharathon is just around the corner, and we are looking forward to seeing what God has in store for this event and for the future of Mountain Gospel Radio!
Now that WMTC was established, there were questions about what programs would be aired.
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Even though money was being donated to build a radio station, this did not solve all of the problems with establishing WMTC.
WMTC Mountain Gospel Radio was founded in 1948 as part of the Kentucky Mountain Holiness Association, but how was WMTC established? Whose idea was it to start a Christian radio station in the hills of Eastern Kentucky? This is the history of WMTC from the perspective of its founding manager Dr. Wilfred Fisher.
After graduating from Asbury seminary in 1939, Dr. Fisher and his wife Alice came to Kentucky Mountain Bible Institute where they were invited to come teach.