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Encyclopedia > The Worship Network
The Worship Network
The Worship Network logo
Type Broadcast, cable, satellite, online
Country Flag of United States United States
Availability Over 50 nations
Key people Bruce Koblish, CEO
Rick Rusaw, Chairman of the Board of Stewards
Launch date 1992
Website www.worship.net

The Worship Network, or Worship, is a broadcast television service that provides alternative Christian worship-themed programming 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The network is based in Nashville, Tennessee, in the USA, and is available in more than 50 countries. Unlike conventional networks, The Worship Network does not offer dramas, situation comedies, sports or news; rather, its main program, called "Worship", consists simply of Bible scriptures displayed on a nature backdrop, while contemporary Christian worship music plays in the background. Interspersed among the videos and music are brief stories of faith, narrated by worship leaders. Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Website - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Christianity is a monotheistic[1] religion centered on Jesus of Nazareth, and on his life and teachings as presented in the New Testament. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Music City Location Location in Davidson County and the state of Tennessee Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States Tennessee Davidson County Founded: Incorporated: 1780 1806 Mayor Bill Purcell (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 526. ... The Gutenberg Bible owned by the United States Library of Congress The Bible (Hebrew: תנ״ך tanakh, Greek: η Βίβλος hÄ“ biblos, the book) (sometimes The Holy Bible, Scripture, is the name used by Jews and Christians for their differing (and overlapping) canons of sacred texts. ...


The Worship Network was founded in 1992 by Lowell W. "Bud" Paxson, co-founder of HSN, who would later begin the PAX TV Network (now the i TV Network). His vision was to "create an atmosphere in the home to inspire and encourage a quiet time to worship God" [1] and from that vision, The Worship Network was launched. Lowell Bud Paxson is the brainchild behind the Home Shopping Network. ... Home Shopping Network In GSM, HSN stands for Hopping Sequence Number. ... The correct title of this article is i (TV network). ...

Outlets for the new network increased rapidly. By 1994, there were 50 affiliate stations and The Worship Network had just begun its first European affiliate, in Iceland, and a year later, the number had doubled to 100 affiliates and the network had launched in Asia, in the nation of Taiwan. In 1996, the network began satellite broadcasting, via Sky Angel and Dish Network. World map showing Europe Political map Europe is one of the seven continents of Earth which, in this case, is more a cultural and political distinction than a physiographic one, leading to various perspectives about Europes borders. ... World map showing the location of Asia. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Dish Network is a direct broadcast satellite (DBS) service that broadcasts digital satellite television and audio to households in the United States, owned by parent company EchoStar Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH). ...

When the PAX TV network was launched in 1998, The Worship Network provided overnight programming, and the next year, PAX TV and The Worship Network struck a deal where the network would be carried on a digital subchannel of PAX TV 24 hours a day, seven days a week. In 2005, The Worship Network began broadcasting in all-digital format. As of 2006, the network has more than 250 broadcast affiliates, and is available on every inhabited continent.

External link

  • Official site
  • ION networks
Broadcast television networks in the United States
English: ABC | CBS | Fox | NBC | PBS | The CW (replaces UPN and The WB as of Sept. 2006) | MyNetworkTV (as of Sept. 2006)
Spanish: Azteca América | TeleFutura | Telemundo | Univision
Specialty networks (Engl.): A1 | i | ImaginAsian | MTV2 | OBN | RTN | UATV (operations suspended as of May 2006) | Bloomberg Television | CAS | Asia Vision | RSN

Specialty networks (Spanish): Multimedios | LAT TV | Mas Musica | HITN | HTV
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The Network will encourage the funding and implementing of indigenous audio and video recording projects and facilities where none exist so that emerging congregations in these groups can learn to worship using their own vernacular music and artistic expressions.
The Worship and Arts Network is coordinated by Frank Fortunato, Music Director for Operation Mobilization, with co-coordination provided by Gerrit Gustafson, Director of the Worship Group; Byron Spradlin, President of Artists in Christian Testimony; Tom Pelton, Director of the Marches for Jesus in the Americas; and Dave Hall, Music Coordinator for Pioneers Mission.
Network: To inspire and affirm musicians and artists throughout the world to cooperate in seeing a worshiping church which is biblically faithful and culturally relevant for every people.
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