We seek to evangelize, educate and inspire the people of Guam and Micronesia, leading them to a personal relationship with Jesus Christ through Bible Truths, emphasizing His imminent return.
We strive to proclaim the love of God, encourage a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, share our hope of salvation and promote the three angels’ message to all the people throughout Guam and Micronesia.
Back in 1985 Allen Steele, then director of Adventist World Radio Asia began to investigate the possibility of building an FM station for the people of Guam. He met with Pastor Eli Jimeno. Pastor Jimeno had for some time hoped to build an FM station. Together they began work to develop plans and raise funds. Over the next few years many people caught the same vision. Funds began to flow in from generous individuals and businesses here on Guam and from the US mainland. On Monday, June 3, 1991 the dream was realized as JOY 92 officially began its broadcast from the studios of AWR-Asia in Agat to the people of Guam and Rota.
In 1992 Adventist World Radio made the decision to focus on reaching the masses and no longer be involved in local broadcast AM and FM stations. The license was eventually transferred to a Guam non-profit organization called Good News Broadcasting Corporation, a 501-c3 non-profit organization.
The station has also had several transitions in format over the years. The station began operation with and easy listening secular format, then switched to classical, and finally to an all-Christian format in 1995. A format we are certain, God has called us to.
For many years the station operated on full automation and the only live programming was an audio feed for international news and a health program entitled Total Health. In 2000, we began live morning and afternoon drive time programs. Since then many other live programs have come and gone but the drive time programs remain. In 2012, we began streaming online through our website; and now, we have an app for mobile devices.
Over the years JOY FM has been an important influence in many giving their hearts to Christ and is a daily encouragement to thousands more. Praise God that we are part of a fortunate few around this planet that have Christian Radio 24 hours a day. As Isaiah states “Let us give glory unto God and declare His praise in the islands”! Let’s continue to use JOY FM as a tool to reach as many lives as possible before Christ returns.
Board of Directors
President – Andrew Porter
Secretary – Kriss Seerengan
Treasurer – Victor Shephard
Nellie Joy Roberts
General Manger – Matthew Dodd
Trafficking Director – Brandon Armstrong
Office Assistant – Frank Ulechong
Joy in the Journey Host – Nellie Joy Roberts
Pastor Luis Mafnas – Host of Straight from the Bible
Jessica Mafnas – Co-host of Straight from the Bible
Joseph Cruz – Program Screener
And many more generous individuals
KSDA in Guam at 91.9 FM
KORU in the CNMI at 89.9 FM