Behind the Scenes
BTBN launched on October 16, 2012 as a dream that had finally come to life for Founder and CEO, Apostle Mary Banks. One day, while strolling across her balcony, Apostle Banks heard the Lord Jesus whisper, “truth is sufficient”; then, some time afterwards, He said to her: “I have given you the airways; I am going to exalt truth, and my sheep will hear my voice, and another they will not follow.” Thus, BTBN was founded, with its headquarters in Kingston, Jamaica.
Since then, the network has evolved into the technological hub of Mary Banks Ministries, and as a place for substantial Christian teaching and discipleship. Thriving on the donations of its partners, BTBN operates by the principle taught by Jesus – “freely you have received, freely give”.
Bible Teachers Broadcasting Network (BTBN) is a subsidiary of the Bible Teachers International Ministry.
Bible Teachers International was founded in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida in 1984 by Dr. Mary Banks. It is a multi-faceted, non-denominational corporate ministry committed to worldwide evangelism whose emphasis is on soul-winning, community outreach and the development of ministers whose primary focus is not on worldly gain or status, but on service to God and mankind.
BTBN’s purpose is to reach as wide a cross-section of persons as possible. It will raise the bar of Christian programming in Jamaica by improving content and quality and will present programming which is fresh and relevant. The programmes will address real life issues and generates appeal amongst all age groups and across denominational lines, through the utilization of new and fresh vehicles of expressions including various art forms and genres in theatre, dance, music and poetry. The range of programmes include:
Children activity programmes
Healthy lifestyle programmes
Discussions on topical issues
Highlighting and addressing Community issues
Programmes of interest to youth
Bible Teaching and Ministerial Training
The Bible Teachers Broadcasting Network seeks to:
Raise the bar of Christian programming in Jamaica by improving content and quality, using HIgh Definition broadcasting
Provide the widest range of Christian programs on the network
Provide new and fresh vehicles and expressions for the spread of the gospel of Jesus Christ
Because BTBN is primarily a teaching network, it will enable its viewers to not only view its teaching but to also interact and receive ministerial training
BTBN is convinced that its signature shows will prove to be compelling, provocative and innovative.
Gradually increase the viewership on the network